How Small Businesses Can Survive The Coronavirus

Small businesses are an extremely important contributor to the global economy. In fact, this sector accounts for 47.5% of the workforce in the U.S., employing roughly 59 million people. Small businesses generate 44% of our country’s GDP. With every state issuing stay-at-home orders and closing non-essential businesses, the small business...

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How To Communicate The Coronavirus Pandemic To Your Customers

The unexpected wave of the coronavirus is affecting the world’s economy beyond belief, causing business owners panic. Certain businesses that were most affected, like restaurants, bars, catering, etc, have already started laying off their workforce. It is a huge challenge for both employees and small businesses, however, the freezing period...

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3 Best Practices for Refrigerated Freight Shipping

Planning temperature-controlled shipments can be extremely complicated because the slightest disruption could lead to spoiled products and lost sales. Reefers, or refrigerated trucks, handle 90% of all food distributed through the U.S. Aside from meat, dairy, and fresh produce, frozen equipment is also used to carry medicine, flowers, electronics, fine...

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3 Best Practices for Full Truckload (FTL) Freight Management

Navigating the full truckload freight management may be challenging in today’s tight market. Shippers want to maintain a high customer satisfaction level, increase performance, and stick to their budget. This is why companies are looking for ways to secure truckload freight capacity and get top-performing carriers. If you are trying...

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What Is Retail Consolidation and Is It Right for You?

The rapid growth of the retail industry resulted in fierce competition among retailers. To succeed in the tight market, businesses have to implement the latest technology, respond to growing customer demands, and maintain realistic budgets. Keeping costs low is a challenge when you constantly need to adjust your strategy and...

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The Evolution of Retail: The Role of Visibility

Why has the retail industry changed so much? Over recent decades, the retail industry has come a long way from mom and pop shops and department stores to AI-enabled online stores. The most drastic shifts that caused an evolution of retail happened because of the technology boom and changing customer...

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How To Manage Your Inbound Freight Shipments

The role of high-performing and high-level shipping services is growing. Retailers and small businesses have to keep up with the increasing competition, and at the same time provide quality products and services to their customers. Essentially, breaking the bank to keep all the processes running is difficult, and businesses are...

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Valentine’s Day Logistics: How Does It Work?

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and retailers are going all-in to prepare for the demand. When you think of February 14, many thoughts and references come to mind. There's always lots of red, flowers, and sweets, but the complex mechanism of logistics and transportation that lays behind the...

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3 Best Practices For Successful LTL Shipments

Less than truckload shipping is a great and cost-effective option to move relatively small amounts of freight. However, there is a high demand for LTL capacity, and it is often higher than the supply. Shippers that don’t know how to prepare LTL freight and make it more attractive to the...

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Textile Logistics: What To Consider When Shipping Apparel

Textile and clothing industries are two big branches of the economy, which fuel a significant number of retail businesses. From zippers and sewing materials to high-end fashion products, the textile and fashion industry is crucial for today’s society. Apparel supply chains are complex and usually time-sensitive. Because of the high...

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Effective 3/18/20 please be aware that any shipments to carriers that are consigned to non-life sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania or California will be delayed until restrictions are lifted. These shipments may be subject to additional fees, including return shipment fees.  Non-essential businesses include public-facing industries such as entertainment, hospitality, and recreation facilities. Please reach out to customer_service@goship.com with any concerns. Please see the downloadable files for more details.

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