Logistics: Page 3


  • A FedEx delivery truck is seen on August 07, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Joe Raedle/Getty Images via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • A white delivery truck with the red and blue FedEx logo parked at a apartment complex.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Sara Samora/Supply Chain Dive
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • Shipping containers are stacked at the Port of Los Angeles on February 7, 2023 in Los Angeles, California. Explore the Trendline
    Image attribution tooltip
    Mario Tama via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    Trendline

    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
  • A Flexport warehouse.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Flexport
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • The building of Oracle headquarters under a blue sky
    Image attribution tooltip
    Justin Sullivan via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • Union Pacific Schneider National intermodal railcars
    Image attribution tooltip

    Provided by Union Pacific. 

    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • A driver gives a thumbs up in a Better Trucks delivery van.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Better Trucks
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • Image attribution tooltip
    Kendall Davis / Supply Chain Dive
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • Workers prepare to offload an incoming FedEx plane at a FedEx global hub, one of only seven in the U.S., on December 16, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Andrew Burton via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    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.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Scott Olson via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    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.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    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
  • Pitney Bowes has increased its trucking capacity to reduce its exposure to the spot market.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Pitney Bowes
    Image attribution tooltip

    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
  • Gift box 3D image
    Image attribution tooltip
    Permission granted by Fibre Box Association
    Image attribution tooltip
    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
  • Norfolk Southern train with containers
    Image attribution tooltip

    Provided by Norfolk Southern

    Image attribution tooltip
    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
  • Baltimore bridge accident, legal issues, insurance
    Image attribution tooltip
    Kevin Dietsch / Staff via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    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
  • A commanding general views the fallen Francis Scott Key Bridge.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Retrieved from U.S. Army on April 05, 2024
    Image attribution tooltip
    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
  • Aggregated returns arrive at a Happy Returns hub for processing.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Happy Returns
    Image attribution tooltip

    UPS’ Happy Returns inks partnership with Two Boxes

    The integration will help warehouse operators using Two Boxes’ returns processing software handle volume from Happy Returns more efficiently.

    By April 3, 2024
  • An ocean vessel takes berth at an ocean terminal,
    Image attribution tooltip
    Retrieved from Wallenius Wilhelmsen on April 03, 2024
    Image attribution tooltip
    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen expects up to $10M impact from Baltimore bridge collapse

    The Norway-based ocean carrier said it's rerouting cargo as the fall of the Francis Scott Key Bridge impacts its vessel operations.

    By April 3, 2024
  • A FedEx employee sorts boxes on the sidewalk on November 21, 2019 in New York City.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Spencer Platt/Getty Images via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    FedEx, UPS adding delivery fees in parts of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago

    The surcharges from both carriers will take effect this month in 82 ZIP codes across the U.S., many covering major urban areas.

    By April 3, 2024
  • A red train displaying the Canadian Pacific logo moves along a track.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of CPKC
    Image attribution tooltip

    Federal regulators mandate two-person crews for Class I railroads

    Rail industry executives and labor unions have clashed on the issue for the past two years.

    By April 2, 2024
  • Walmart truck distribution center
    Image attribution tooltip
    George Frey via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip

    Walmart letting businesses tap into its route optimization tech

    The move to sell its proprietary AI-driven software contributes to the retailer’s business diversification strategy.

    By April 1, 2024
  • UPS cargo being loaded or unloaded from an airplane
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of UPS
    Image attribution tooltip

    UPS wins US Postal Service air cargo contract, usurping FedEx

    The delivery giant will ramp up its activity with the agency after a transition period, eventually moving the majority of its domestic air cargo.

    By April 1, 2024
  • Workers in Hard Hats and Safety Vests Stand in Container Terminal.
    Image attribution tooltip

     iStock / gorodenkoff.

    Image attribution tooltip
    Sponsored by GS1 US

    Stop doom-scrolling your supply chain

    Disruption is the reality of the modern world. How can you ensure your supply chain handles it without total fallout?

    April 1, 2024
  • A cargo ship struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on March 26, 2024.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Tasos Katopodis via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    Baltimore bridge collapse

    How auto supply chain managers can navigate the Baltimore port stoppages

    Alternative port assessments, along with contract and obligation reviews, are among the steps experts say shippers should consider.

    By March 29, 2024
  • A sign shows the Port of Baltimore Seagirt Cargo area outside the Baltimore Port.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Kena Betancur via Getty Images
    Image attribution tooltip
    Baltimore bridge collapse

    Port of Baltimore crisis: What supply chain managers need to know

    Supply Chain Dive asked experts how rerouting by land and sea could work after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse.

    By March 29, 2024
  • A Walmart paper mailer.
    Image attribution tooltip
    Courtesy of Walmart
    Image attribution tooltip

    Walmart hikes return shipping rates for seller-fulfilled orders

    The retailer didn't disclose the extent of the increase, which it attributed to "changing market conditions."

    By March 29, 2024