With the dawn of another year, shippers face planning transportation strategies that will ensure coverage, all while trying to predict budgets in a stressed market. Consumer demand continues to rise, yet the number of truck drivers on the road is considerably less than in previous years.
With eCommerce becoming increasingly prevalent in recent years, many consumers have become accustomed to the feeling of instant gratification and the fast delivery of purchased goods. Whether you’re online shopping for shoes from a department store or a leaf blower from a home improvement store, once you receive confirmation your order has been fulfilled, you typically want to know exactly when your package will arrive on your doorstep.
The Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB) has released a Notice of Disposition outlining the proposed amendments considered at the public meeting on October 6, 2020. Dispositions resulting in amendments to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) will be published in a supplement to the NMFC unless reconsideration is granted.
How many times have you spent ages hunting through your email inbox to find the latest message about an order? Do you find yourself asking questions like, “Did I approve to ship it late?
While many other holidays throughout the year are associated with candy, Halloween is one of the most popular candy holidays of them all. In the weeks leading up to Halloween, people stock up on a variety of treats to give away to trick-or-treaters and consume themselves.
It’s the mantra you hear from any real estate professional: location, location, location. The right house in the wrong area is less desirable than the almost-right home in the ideal location.
When it comes to supply chain management, it’s necessary to recognize that there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all solution. While Purchase Order (PO) Management systems can be daunting due to cost, technology and time involved, with the right partner, they can be tailored to manage your supply chain efficiently.
In 2019, over $2 trillion worth of goods were imported to the United States. Yes, that’s trillion, with a T – a lot of goods. We can safely assume that all the product did not move flawlessly from its point of origin to its destination in the United States.
A trucker picked up a full container of hats valued at $60,000 at the rail yard in the late afternoon, en route to the importer’s facility for a 9:00 AM appointment the following day.