What Yantian Means for the Future of the Supply Chain

What Yantian Means for the Future of the Supply Chain

COVID-19 outbreaks and the subsequent restrictions have caused snags and delays at ports worldwide over the past year and a half, with consequences reaching far beyond the shores where they originate. What do these unpredictable waves of infection mean for the global...
The Benefits of Consolidation Programs

The Benefits of Consolidation Programs

Does your organization currently source from multiple suppliers near a single origin point or regularly utilize Full Container Loads (FCLs)? Are you simply looking to save time and money on shipments? If so, transferring to a shared consolidation program may help save...
Global Vaccinations and the Supply Chain

Global Vaccinations and the Supply Chain

As the world collectively creeps towards a “return to normal” that relies in a major way on global vaccination efforts, it’s become increasingly obvious that a more widespread reopening hinges greatly on some serious supply hurdles. Let’s take a look at some of the...
Remaining Flexible in 2021

Remaining Flexible in 2021

This past year has been anything but standard for the logistics industry. Supply chains across the world have had to adjust to rapidly changing conditions, all while attempting to juggle both heightened demand and create room for a global vaccine. If this has taught...
Presidential Logistics Updates

Presidential Logistics Updates

Next week, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. When this happens, a large number of policies are expected to shift, and that includes issues that affect the logistics industry. While there’s no way to completely predict what changes...
Tackling the Logistics Industry in 2021

Tackling the Logistics Industry in 2021

Every year, industry veterans have a decent idea of what to expect when the calendar starts from the beginning again. The industry has its busy times and its lulls, its predictable swings and its challenges. However, this past year has thrown all of that to the wind....
Celebrating at a Distance

Celebrating at a Distance

This year has been difficult for many reasons, one being the lack of time spent with friends and family. However, as logistics professionals, we know exactly how small the world really is, especially in the age of technology. Despite everything this year has thrown at...
Most Influential Logistics Innovations

Most Influential Logistics Innovations

It’s no secret the logistics industry has grown a lot over time. From the very first time an item was shipped in human history to today, transportation has been, well, on the move. We love to look towards the future at TOC, but it’s just as important to take a peek at...
Sustainability Trends in Logistics

Sustainability Trends in Logistics

It’s no secret supply chains across the globe are implementing more green approaches to their logistics. Many large companies find themselves pressured by public opinion, shareholders, and c-suite members to rehash their pollution-heavy approach. We’ve noticed a few...
Trucking on the Rebound

Trucking on the Rebound

This year has been ripe with unexpected logistics trends, all fueled by the unpredictability of COVID-19. Both air and ocean freight are suffering from high rates and odd market spikes. However, despite this, there’s still a bit of good news going on in the logistics...