Blog

Read on for the latest news, education, and product updates from our team and shipping experts.

Subscribe to the Sifted Blog

How Covid-19 Changed Peak Season Shipping Forever

How Covid-19 Changed Peak Season Shipping Forever

The pandemic has brought about the fastest, most complex environment for parcel shipping and services that the ...
Read More >
5 Top Tips for Surviving Peak Season 2021

5 Top Tips for Surviving Peak Season 2021

“In a carrier’s market, if you don’t navigate correctly, you could be left spiraling at the end of Q4.” - Caleb ...
Read More >
Peak Season Surcharges 2021: Let the Shipathon Begin

Peak Season Surcharges 2021: Let the Shipathon Begin

Get your wallets out. Carriers have posted their surcharges for peak season 2021. While the official shipping ...
Read More >
What Are 3PLs And How They Help Reduce Supply Chain Management Costs

What Are 3PLs And How They Help Reduce Supply Chain Management Costs

3PLs stand for Third Party Logistics. Manufacturers often outsource their eCommerce logistics operations to ...
Read More >
Evolution of Supply Chains: How Digitization Is The Answer To Smarter Supply Chains

Evolution of Supply Chains: How Digitization Is The Answer To Smarter Supply Chains

From 18th-century merchants who lost goods during trade and transport, to 21st century’s supply chain managers who ...
Read More >
6 Crucial Supply Chain Metrics to Track Now To Reduce Shipping Costs

6 Crucial Supply Chain Metrics to Track Now To Reduce Shipping Costs

Imagine this - There’s an Indiana-based eCommerce company that manufactures pillowcases. Their sales are ...
Read More >
9 Smart Shipping Tricks And Packaging Solutions To Reduce Supply Chain Costs

9 Smart Shipping Tricks And Packaging Solutions To Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Shipping is - expensive! In general, shipping costs increase every year. In addition to that, the pandemic ...
Read More >
How To Track, Optimize, And Reduce Shipping Costs and Supply Chain Carrier Charges

How To Track, Optimize, And Reduce Shipping Costs and Supply Chain Carrier Charges

Is it too much to expect a dependable, low-cost carrier service? With tight margins, fierce competition, and ...
Read More >
Best Served on Ice: The Breakdown of a Cold Chain

Best Served on Ice: The Breakdown of a Cold Chain

Great news, your customer's package arrived! But something isn't quite right. The box is melting, and it smells
Read More >
6 Companies Innovating Eco-Friendly Packaging

6 Companies Innovating Eco-Friendly Packaging

The eco-conscious consumer is on the rise. E-commerce is on the rise. As these two forces continue to grow,
Read More >
The Economical Impact Of Supply Chain Disruptions And Building Resilient Supply Chains

The Economical Impact Of Supply Chain Disruptions And Building Resilient Supply Chains

“An effective way to increase supply-chain resilience is to understand the impact a crisis could have, well before ...
Read More >
Rethink The Supply Chain Operating System: 3 Supply Chain Trends To Watch In 2021

Rethink The Supply Chain Operating System: 3 Supply Chain Trends To Watch In 2021

This pandemic, once-bustling cities turned into ghost towns overnight due to the widespread of novel ...
Read More >
Sifted Platform

Ready to see more?

We can walk you through our platform and start to uncover savings.