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!
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.
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!
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.
Outdated booking and allocation processes are slowing down the supply chain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 A look at how outdated processes like booking and allocation hurt LSPs.
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.
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
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.
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