• Post time: Oct-28-2021

    Planning for peak season has become a year-round job for parcel carriers, with shippers attempting to meet heightened consumer demand that has only climbed during the pandemic. But 2021 brings with it a host of new supply chain challenges for carriers and shippers alike. Difficulties obtaining pa...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-27-2021

    Tomé outlined several initiatives the company is deploying to keep service levels high during the upcoming peak season, but package volume has to enter the network first. Port congestion, among other global supply chain hurdles, is making that process take longer for many of UPS’ customers....Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-26-2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on logistics. Every company in the supply chain has felt the effects. Because of consumer behavior and stay-at-home mandates, some businesses have benefited. But for the same reasons, others have struggled. However, regardless of what side your busi...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-26-2021

    An FTZ allows shippers to defer tariffs or other taxes on shipments as the locations are “generally considered outside of the United States for customs purposes,” DHL explained in its release. DHL is not the only carrier expanding this offering, either. Last year, UPS announced it had...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-25-2021

    The transportation industry is the highest-emitting sector in the U.S. accounting for 29.8% of national emissions in 2017, the most recent year data is available​, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). By contrast, in 2010, transportation counted for 14% of total emissions. The ...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-25-2021

    The Ontime logistics news update, Amazon has committed to reaching net-zero carbon production in its own operations by 2040 as part of its Climate Pledge. The company can’t get there without wide adoption of electric vehicles, if it wants to avoid reliance on carbon offsets, according to An...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-23-2021

    The Ontime  logistics update the news ,Roberts was blunt about the problems caused by the clogged California ports and the North American supply chain suffering from tight capacity. “I would have said at the end of Q2 that I can’t imagine it getting worse,” Roberts told investors and ...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-22-2021

    Target outlined its strategy for mitigating backups through the global shipping and supply network, including through mass hiring for its supply chain, 24-hour-a-day operations and by moving 50% of its containers at woefully congested ports in Long Beach and Los Angeles at night. Target plans to ...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-21-2021

    With supply chain issues expected to stretch well into next year, lawmakers are looking to centralize Washington’s response and encourage more companies to bring manufacturing processes closer to home to better insulate the U.S. from catastrophic disruptions like the COVID-19 pandemic. R...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-20-2021

    Amazon Logistics’ growing presence has put a dent in the parcel duopoly’s market share, but the market remains highly consolidated despite the growing popularity of other delivery options like regional carriers. Options outside of FedEx, UPS, the Postal Service and Amazon make up just...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-19-2021

    The Ontime logistics company lastest news reported. Any slowdown at a Hong Kong International Airport terminal will have an outsize impact on air cargo operations in the region. It handled the most international freight among airports in 2019 and 2020, according to Airports Council International,...Read more »

  • Post time: Oct-18-2021

    While concrete steps have yet to be laid out, UPS said in the release that Flight Forward will begin expanding its delivery service to hospitals and medical facilities nationwide, scaling up from its current pilot program on WakeMed’s hospital campus in Raleigh, North Carolina. Its current ...Read more »