Logistics


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    Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits promotes supply chain executive

    The beverage alcohol distributor recently promoted Drew Vermilion to SVP of supply chain strategy and chief of staff.

    By April 23, 2024
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    UPS CEO touts network flexibility in winning US Postal Service contract

    Carol Tomé said the carrier offers “an integrated solution that’s very different” from what FedEx can provide.

    By April 23, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Supply Chain Dive

    Here’s how companies are navigating rising costs, prolonged supply shortages and dangerous geopolitical tensions across global supply chain networks.

    By Supply Chain Dive staff
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    FedEx to shutter 4 Florida facilities in July

    More than 200 employees will be impacted by the decision as the delivery giant continues to trim operating costs.

    By April 22, 2024
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    How Schneider National tapped into shipper needs post-Baltimore bridge collapse

    Following a wave of freight rerouting requests, a quickly deployed email campaign gave the carrier’s drayage and other logistics services a boost.

    By April 22, 2024
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    US Postal Service head vows better performance amid scrutiny of network overhaul

    Lawmakers pressed Louis DeJoy for answers as markets like Atlanta struggle to adjust in the thick of the agency's "Delivering for America" plan.

    By April 19, 2024
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    Port of Los Angeles cargo volumes rise 19% YoY in March

    The West Coast port expects volumes to continue to grow in April, despite being a more muted shipping season. 

    By April 19, 2024
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    Opinion

    Why embracing vertical and horizontal integration matters for supply chains

    Companies can achieve a delicate balance between control and flexibility by combining the two strategies, helping them adapt to market shifts.

    By Daniel Sokolovsky • April 18, 2024
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    Federal FLOW program welcomes more members

    ITS Logistics and RoadEx America joined the Department of Transportation initiative to better share data across supply chains.

    By April 18, 2024
  • Salvage crews continue to remove wreckage from the cargo ship Dali after the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in the Patapsco River.
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    Transportation modes absorb pressures after Baltimore bridge collapse

    Delays, congestion and diversions are occurring, but supply chains are showing their resiliency.

    By April 17, 2024
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    CMA CGM to add Transpacific air cargo service

    The carrier will deploy two Atlas Air-operated Boeing 777-200F aircraft ahead of peak season.

    By April 17, 2024
  • A FedEx delivery truck is seen on August 07, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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    Amazon leapfrogs UPS and 4 other takeaways from a top shipping index

    Market conditions are leading to shifts in U.S. volume share with some upstarts gaining ground, according to new parcel delivery data from Pitney Bowes.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Ground parcel delivery costs projected to climb in Q2

    The rate per package is expected to jump as FedEx and UPS become less amenable to discounts, according to the TD Cowen/AFS Freight Index.

    By April 17, 2024
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    Shein taps Flexport as logistics partner for US marketplace

    The arrangement allows orders made through the fast-fashion giant to activate logistics processes with the freight forwarder.

    By April 16, 2024
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    Oracle adds AI-powered tools to supply chain platform

    The software giant's March update included features like description generation and supplier recommendations.

    By April 12, 2024
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    Union Pacific adds route between Chicago and Southern California

    The new service is part of the railroad's push to convert freight from trucks to rail, saying it lowers overall costs for shippers.

    By April 12, 2024
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    Parcel carrier Better Trucks grows network with 1,100 new ZIP codes

    The additions target delivery coverage gaps in the company's network, such as areas between Indianapolis and South Bend, Indiana.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Red Sea modal shifts, e-commerce push March air volumes up 11% YoY

    Shippers are negotiating shorter-term contracts to keep their options open amid disruptions and an incoming summer capacity boost.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    FedEx’s network poised for a shakeup after US Postal Service split

    Daytime flight operations and pilot staffing are likely targets for reductions once the air transportation contract expires in September, experts say.

    By April 10, 2024
  • A truck moves through UPS' Chicago Area Consolidation Hub on the company's busiest day of the year December 20, 2005 in Hodgkins, Illinois.
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    UPS sees big opportunity in Mexico’s nearshoring wave

    The delivery giant anticipates both financial and efficiency benefits by handling U.S.-destined volume further upstream.

    By April 9, 2024
  • Trucks travel in traffic west bound on I-695 following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after the cargo ship Dali crashed into it, March 27, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Virginia, Pennsylvania join Maryland in relaxing trucking tax rules

    The states and federal government have moved to provide relief after the Francis Scott Key Bridge disaster.

    By Updated April 11, 2024
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    Pitney Bowes launches regional delivery service in Midwest

    The added coverage means shippers can reach 90% of the U.S. in 1 to 3 days via the offering.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Sponsored by Fibre Box Association

    Supply chains and corrugated packaging: A marriage made to last

    Products that arrive in perfect condition can capture the hearts and minds of consumers.

    April 8, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Railroads add capacity to mitigate Port of Baltimore disruptions

    Norfolk Southern and CSX launched services to keep freight from the East Coast port moving.

    By April 5, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Forwarders share insights on navigating the Baltimore bridge collapse

    Ceva Logistics, AIT Worldwide Logistics are encouraging shippers to maintain open communication and tap real-time visibility tools to keep tabs on diverted shipments.

    By April 5, 2024
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    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Baltimore port channel set to fully reopen by end of May

    The Army Corps of Engineers is working to open a temporary channel for auto and farm equipment shipments by the end of April.

    By April 5, 2024