Delivery Logistics Industry
Thought and Leadership

 

Democratizing Deliveries: The World Is Your Platform

As retailers around the world improve their delivery logistics capabilities, they face major strategic challenges when deciding how to manage their delivery operations. Build an in-house fleet or outsource it? Need delivery partners, such as 3PLs, to scale?

4 industries soon to be disrupted by Amazon’s deliveries

Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods sent shock waves through the grocery retail industry. But there are other retail verticals which also have huge potential to grow through customer-centric solutions that perfect their last-mile logistics.

Communicating Efficiently Throughout the Supply Chain

The world of logistics is a fascinating jigsaw in which the latest technological innovations play a key role in the push to constantly improve the delivery of good

A Better Florist

The mobile on-demand era has changed the way gifts are ordered and delivered and the flower business, which relies significantly on deliveries, is also evolving with new customer-centric tech to optimize and improve the experience of sending and receiving flowers.

Holiday Shopping Patterns Have Changed– Delivery Logistics Must Adapt

Christmas is the busiest shipping week of the year for many countries including the US, UK and most of Europe. This puts a strain on the capacity and operations of companies where delivery plays a key role in their supply chain.

Santa Partners with Bringg to Optimize Christmas Deliveries

St. Nicolas is the latest high-profile figure to adopt the last-mile solution. The partnership—whose details have not been disclosed-- is the latest in a series of acquisitions aimed at streamlining the global operation.

The Best Christmas Campaigns in the World of Delivery

It’s that  time of year again, tis the season to deliver. Deliver companies are upping their game to spread the holiday cheer. This year these 5 delivery companies took the extra step to convince consumers that they should be the ones to spread the joy:

How To Cope With Seasonal Demand

In 2013 alone, an estimated 2 million packages went undelivered by UPS and FedEx. What should have been their best month of the year turned into an unmitigated disaster. While UPS and FedEx have taken steps to ensure that this holiday fiasco never happens again, their shortcomings required them to lower their profit forecast for the following year.

Walmart Brings Same-Day Delivery to China

Earlier this year, Walmart sold off some of its Chinese eCommerce assets to a local Chinese company - seen by many as Walmart's capitulation that they could not compete in a market as "difficult" as China. However, we now see that China is being far more aggressive in the Chinese market than anyone had imagined.

Now That We Have a Winner, Where Does Shipping Stand?

Well, it’s finally over – the next United States President has been chosen. Whether you are devastated or elated today, we all now must digest the reality. Personal feelings aside

4 Decades of Change in the Transportation of Goods

The movement of the packages from point A to point B, which really isn't rocket science, has now become very complicated in that the primary carrier in the United States has made it very complicated to figure out what it's going to cost.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Amazon’s Potential Path to Phasing Out 3PLs

We've written extensively about Amazon and their ever-more-obvious plan to phase out reliance on third party partners to do last mile shipping. Most recently, The Wall Street Journal took a deeper look at Amazon's shipping and logistics operations and found that, due in large part to massive growth in building of warehouses all over the US, the company now does its own deliveries in at least 21 states.