The Effects of Fuel Fluctuations

The Effects of Fuel Fluctuations

It’s no secret that gas prices are on the rise. The average consumer likely feels this impact every few days when they go to refuel their car. It can mean anything from a minor inconvenience to a change in lifestyle. The logistics industry, however, is much more...
Freight Forwarders vs. NVOCCs

Freight Forwarders vs. NVOCCs

The logistics industry is jam packed with acronyms, jargon, and—our favorite—terms that seem to be incredibly similar and yet somehow different. That’s the case with Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs) and Freight Forwarders (FF); while many supply chain...
Top 3 2022 Supply Chain Buzzwords

Top 3 2022 Supply Chain Buzzwords

It seems like just about everyone is talking about supply chains nowadays. The snags in the supply chain are being felt by everyday people, whether it’s the empty shelves at grocery stores or the chip shortages for automotive or consumer goods. With all that talk both...
2022 Logistics Forecast

2022 Logistics Forecast

The last few years in logistics have been an adventure. As we enter 2020, part three, our team has been keeping a pulse on industry trends. Here’s what we’re expecting from the logistics industry throughout 2022. Expect More Delays If your organization hasn’t gotten...
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....