New CEO Raj Subramaniam will soon tell investors how he intends to lead FedEx while confronting higher costs for labor, Covid-related lockdowns in China and angry contractors at the company's crown-jewel FedEx Ground unit.
Warehouse work has been transforming at an amazing rate over the past several years and operators are constantly looking for new, innovative ways to deliver immediate, impactful improvements in productivity and accuracy.
Shippers tread on dangerous ground if they don’t deploy a comprehensive solution to tackle shipment visibility, capacity, returns, brand reputation and cost challenges associated with last-mile deliveries.
Final mile delivery volumes continue to increase with parcel shipments expected to double by 2026. Meanwhile, carrier rates are rising because of constrained carrier capacity, driver shortages, and higher fuel costs.
The historically predictable supply chain no longer functions as it did in the past. Retailers and shippers must adapt their strategy to ensure they get the right product, to the right place at the right time to meet the high expectations of customers.
Jeff Bezos went on 60 Minutes in 2013 and pledged to fill the skies with a fleet of delivery drones that could zip parcels to customers’ homes in 30 minutes. Asked when this future would arrive, the Amazon.com founder said he expected drone deliveries to commence in the next five years.
The latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding express and small shipments and their impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are transporting and delivering perishables and manufactured goods in a more timely and efficient manner than ever before thanks, in part, to the boom in e-commerce. New technologies that provide information during express and small shipments are transforming the way companies do business - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As these cargo services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using express shipping solutions to power their supply chains.
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