The freight industry is trying new business models and tools to keep up with consumer demand for same-day and one-hour delivery times. This guide to carrier rate shopping can help shippers navigate these changes.
As Amazon.com works to speed orders to customer doorsteps before Christmas, the e-commerce giant is touting an accomplishment that would have seemed absurd just a few years ago: Amazon is now its own biggest carrier.
Farewell to the age of economical bulk and pallet distribution. Now it's a question of managing "eaches." Thomas Goldsby, Haslam Chair of Logistics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, explains the new economics behind this trend.
DHL, an international express shipping company, is rolling out its Cubicycle in New York City, participating in a pilot program to test the use of cargo bikes to alleviate traffic congestion as well as lessen air and noise pollution in the city’s crowded streets.