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9 Supply Chain Logistics Lessons to Learn from Amazon

9 Supply Chain Logistics Lessons to Learn from Amazon

Amazon started in 1995 with a website selling only books. In the initial days, Amazon used UPS, FedEx, and the ...
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How Predictive Analytics Helps Improve Supply Chain Operations

How Predictive Analytics Helps Improve Supply Chain Operations

McKinsey & Company says 44% of supply chain companies report that AI has helped them reduce costs ...
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2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines & Cutoff Dates

2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines & Cutoff Dates

Ready or not, carriers have announced their holiday shipping deadlines for 2021. Key takeaway? Plan your holiday ...
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How and When to Negotiate Your Parcel Carrier Agreement

How and When to Negotiate Your Parcel Carrier Agreement

Here’s the truth: We’ve entered the age of the carrier, and you should start getting comfy. They’re looking to ...
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7 Profitable Logistics Operations Strategies To Make Supply Chain Management More Efficient

7 Profitable Logistics Operations Strategies To Make Supply Chain Management More Efficient

The recent eCommerce boom has also triggered increased logistics and supply chain expenditure. An increase in ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 peak ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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