Many people are hesitant to ship engines and transmissions. They’re bulky, heavy, and irregularly shaped. They also contain potentially hazardous liquids and oils. Despite these concerns, engines are actually one of the easiest items to ship! They’re durable machines that can handle the shipping process with ease.
Most customers may never give it a second thought, but business owners are well-acquainted with the fact that supply chains operate like a well-oiled machine. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, disrupted supply chains made it difficult to provide communities with pandemic response, including food, vaccines, and other medical supplies. Find out how business owners can prepare for disrupted supply operations to benefit both customers and employees.    What is a Supply Chain Disruption? - Supply chain disruption
Have you always wanted to start an eCommerce business? Many businesses have failed to come to fruition due to insufficient capital and difficulties in dealing with warehouses, inventory, and shipping. Fortunately, there’s a more convenient and attainable alternative – dropshipping. Find out if dropshipping is the right choice for you!  What is Dropshipping? - Dropshipping is a form of eCommerce where all fulfillment of orders is taken care of by third-party suppliers. This means that digital store owners
FTL or full truckload carriers make up the largest freight market share globally at about 46.4%. FTL shipping offers some of the most flexible and convenient methods to land delivery, particularly in North America. FTL carriers provide an excellent solution for shipping high-value, fragile, or hazardous products urgently and safely to their destination.  Due to point-to-point standards of FTL shipments, suppliers can rest assured that FTL shipments will entail less handling and higher security. It is theref
They say that you should never judge a book by its cover. However, business owners are aware of how critical product packaging is to customer satisfaction. It is likely to be the first physical encounter your customers have with your brand and sets the tone for the customer’s perception of your brand. With the skyrocketing online shopping demands due to COVID-19, eye-catching plastic packaging waste has unfortunately become a serious environmental issue which has become a rising concern among consumers in r
The rapid development of AI in supply chain in the last decade has made moving packages from one end of the globe to the other more seamless than ever.  From virtual assistants, robotics, analytics, and autonomous vehicles, AI technology has provided sophisticated solutions to supply chain and logistics operations around the globe. What can AI offer businesses and e-commerce?  - With the volume of data entering the supply chain every day, AI computing technology has the potential to shift business trends
Suppliers and eCommerce managers are all too familiar with coordinating with logistics hubs, yet there is still a lot of ambiguity surrounding these facilities. Find out what exactly occurs in a logistics hub and how they function to optimize your supply chain. What is a Logistics Hub? - Logistics hubs act as linking points that facilitate the efficient flow of goods. Contrary to what most people think, logistics hubs aren’t only used for storage. They’re also the center for the manufacturing, assembly,
In this fast-paced world, everyone is seeking quick and reliable delivery services. According to a survey, 64.3% of online shoppers expect cost-effective or free and fast delivery of goods. Likewise, business owners are also trying to provide their customers with the best ecommerce shipping options. When it comes to shipping freight, business owners need to know their margins when estimating and analyzing shipping prices. Use a shipping cost calculator to help you save time and continue gaining profits in t
An embargo is any event or government restriction that prevents commerce or exchange (import or export) of freight to another country or state.  Embargo can be applied to goods including: -Services -Products -Currency Embargo in freight shipping can be imposed in any context (war or peace), as it covers all aspects of economic activity and trade. Generally, embargoes do not apply to the exchange of all goods. A specific embargo is usually applied to certain categories of transpor
Just as important as developing your products and tweaking your online store, establishing a clear eCommerce shipping strategy is a critical step to jumpstart a growing business.  What is eCommerce shipping?  - eCommerce shipping is more than fast delivery and free shipping. It encompasses all the services from marketing your product down to delivery and fulfillment, and everything in between.  The most successful online merchants use strategic eCommerce shipping strategies to set themselves apart from t