The Friday Five: Welcome to perpetual peak season—better buckle up!
The past 18 months have illustrated that ocean freight will continue to be unpredictable, but there is hope. More on emerging priorities for shippers and LSPs, supply chain diversity, Uber Freight's surprise acquisition, and more in this week’s Friday Five!
July 23, 2021

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The Friday Five: Welcome to perpetual peak season—better buckle up!

The Friday Five: Welcome to perpetual peak season—better buckle up!

The past 18 months have illustrated that ocean freight will continue to be unpredictable, but there is hope. More on emerging priorities for shippers and LSPs, supply chain diversity, Uber Freight's surprise acquisition, and more in this week’s Friday Five!
July 23, 2021
The Friday Five: Adding the human element to digital supply chains

The Friday Five: Adding the human element to digital supply chains

Digital supply chains create a lot of data. Big, messy data. And technology alone can't solve the problem. Logistics orchestration requires a human touch.
July 16, 2021
The Friday Five: Ever Given on the move has me singing Etta James

The Friday Five: Ever Given on the move has me singing Etta James

When Etta James penned “At Last,” I bet she didn’t think it would be tied to the freeing of a 20,000 TEU ship. Yet, here we are. Finally, the Ever Given has been cleared to continue to its next port of call after an undisclosed settlement between the Suez Canal Authority and ship owners and insurers. Learn more about the Ever Given, DHL Express new investments, Trans-Pacific capacity, Biden Administration issuing executive orders and shipping challenges for perishable food importers in today’s Friday Five!
July 09, 2021
The Friday Five: A hot take on logistics from Alexander the Great

The Friday Five: A hot take on logistics from Alexander the Great

Logisticians have long paid the price when things don't go as planned. Hopefully not as dire as in Alexander the Great’s days, but times are tough for LSPs and they don’t seem to be letting up.
July 02, 2021
Outdated booking and allocation processes are slowing down the supply chain

Outdated booking and allocation processes are slowing down the supply chain

Are you addressing the symptom or the disease behind global freight congestion? A look at how outdated processes like booking and allocation hurt LSPs.
June 28, 2021
Leveraging orchestration to overcome global logistics inefficiencies

Leveraging orchestration to overcome global logistics inefficiencies

Global logistics has inherent challenges. Tapping into the hidden potential of your people and data can unlock the ability for logistics orchestration.
June 23, 2021
WACO Members to Benefit from Digital Logistics Processes with Slync.io

WACO Members to Benefit from Digital Logistics Processes with Slync.io

The WACO System (WACO) has appointed award-winning global logistics software as a service company Slync.io as an Associate Vendor Member
May 12, 2021
Slync.io Among Top Logistics IT Providers in 2021

Slync.io Among Top Logistics IT Providers in 2021

The logistics automation solutions provider was included in Inbound Logistics’ annual listing of top logistics technology firms
April 27, 2021
How to become a more sustainable logistics service provider

How to become a more sustainable logistics service provider

The past decade has seen a significant shift toward sustainable business practices in the logistics industry. But when it comes to turning words into actions, the first few steps are often the hardest.
April 22, 2021