B2B eCommerce Technology Supports the Link Between Food Manufacturing, Distribution, and Logistics

Once packaged food leaves the plant floor, the chain of custody must be tracked and monitored both for safety concerns and order delivery expectations. Orders placed in the morning are expected that afternoon. B2B eCommerce technology excels in keeping the chain monitored and efficient. This is particularly important as food manufacturers and distributors are deploying third party logistics (3PLs) and […]

The Logistical and Environmental Benefits of GCCMs

Throughout the world, there are problems which need inventive solutions. Problems which can’t be fixed with traditional methods. In these cases, it can often require something new to come along, which hadn’t been available before. Concrete Canvas has proven to be that solution to a variety of problems over its 12-year existence. The company, Concrete Canvas Ltd, was founded by […]

The Power of IoT to Get Better Visibility Over Shipments

Visibility over shipments is the hot supply chain topic these days. Corporations are eager to know where their shipments are at all. Consumer expectations for rapid and low-cost business in a global and highly competitive environment prompt shippers to provide better and faster services. Globalization is increasing too, and it makes the supply chain broader and more complex. More than […]

Pick-by-Vision for 3PLs with Multi-shift Picks Provides Rapid ROI

Pick-by-vision is simplifying the complex and diverse world of third-party logistics (3PL). The outdated use of pick-to-light and voice picking have given way to the affordable, efficacious, and efficiency of pick-by-vision. The 3PL model outsources the distribution, warehousing, and fulfilment of manufacturers’ products. These service providers are liaisons between manufacturers and the carriers who deliver products to customers. The top […]

3 Ways Fleet Managers Can Lower Their Fleet’s Carbon Footprint

There is increasing attention to sustainability. The number of electric vehicles in our streets is getting higher every day. Companies like DHL are stepping up last-mile delivery efforts with electric vehicles. But there are more ways to increase the sustainability efforts of your company than switching to electric vehicles. Such a switch takes a big investment, not only in vehicles […]

3 Ways to Help Trucking Businesses Navigate COVID

The impacts of COVID are varied and far-reaching. Across industries and verticals, many businesses are figuring out how to adapt their business to the different changes brought on by the global pandemic. It makes sense, then, that new technologies are arising daily to help companies of all kinds to adapt to these changes.  According to a recent survey from the […]

Robots to the Rescue

COVID-19 has transformed the way we conduct our daily lives and with this, the use of robotics has expanded beyond the walls of warehouses and distribution centres (DCs). Due to advances in technology, we’re now seeing robots delivering at the last mile to get orders to consumers without compromising health and safety. With restaurant and convenience store orders already being […]

4 Major Effects that COVID-19 has had on the Shipping Industry

Just like virtually every business across the world, the shipping industry has been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at a scale we’ve never seen before. The ongoing international health crisis has touched on nearly every aspect of our sector, ranging from unsustainable airfreight pricing and cargo backlogs to blank sailings and significant drops in demand. Whilst the bulk of […]

Trends Brokers and Carriers Need to Recognize

The transportation industry has been evolving over the last several years, with many factors influencing changes for truckers, retailers, and freight brokers alike. While these shifts offer some opportunities for new and established freight brokers and carriers, there are challenges ahead that must be recognized. In order to thrive in a saturated marketplace, both licensed freight brokers and carriers should take […]