Articles by tag: shipping

Santa Supports Smart Package Rooms for Secure Package Delivery During the Holiday Season

secure package delivery

Santa Claus highlights the growing challenge of secure package delivery during the holiday season, driven by the surge in online shopping. He draws a parallel between his traditional gift-delivery duties and the modern-day logistics of ensuring every package reaches its intended recipient securely. With an increase in package volume, Santa points out the innovation […]

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Plastic Packaging Isn’t Necessarily the Enemy in the Pursuit of Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

In the evolving world of ecommerce, the debate between paper and plastic packaging is not as straightforward as it might seem, especially for massive online retailers like Amazon. The company has announced a significant reduction in its use of single-use plastic packaging by moving to recyclable paper packaging and eliminating its blue and white […]

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Intelligent Logistics
Intelligent Logistics: The Industry at Large and the iClip

The logistics industry has, in recent years, been rather tumultuous. Facing the unexpected arrival of the pandemic, consumers shopping habits have noticeably shifted over the past few years. Host Tyler Kern chatted with CEO of Position Imaging Ned Hill about the shift in industry and the technology needed to make the shift just a little […]

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Wavelengths: Supply Chain Delays and Disruptions, Part 2

Discussion about the current and future state of the global supply chain is a hot topic right now. Barry Holt, VP of Global Cable Operations for Amphenol Broadband sits down with host Daniel Litwin to discuss the short- and long-term effects plaguing the global supply chain and tips on how to overcome them. International events […]

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Wavelengths: Supply Chain Delays and Disruptions, Part 1

Connectivity is key. Delays are not. Daniel Litwin, the Voice of B2B, discussed major supply chain issues in the global economy and how they are creating broadband issues throughout the United States with Barry Holt, VP of Global Cable Operations at Amphenol Broadband Solutions. “We’re a global presence…the 25% tariff on a lot of the […]

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Are We There Yet?
Is the Sharing Economy Viable in Commercial Trucking?

Are We There Yet? host Grant Harrell knows the ins and outs of the transportation industry are not always streamlined. Under James Eberhard, Founder and CEO of Fluid Truck, this is changing. Fluid Truck does something no one else in the industry does: offers 24/7 commercial truck sharing through their innovative platform. Operating in […]

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People on the Move: Women Leaders in the Supply Chain

March is Women’s History Month. To honor the women who make an impact in business every day, People on the Move host Daniel Litwin spoke to one of Cargomatic’s newest leaders, Stacey Bonetti. Bonetti is Cargomatic’s Head of Account Management. As a woman in a male-dominated industry, Bonetti spoke about how she sees women shaping […]

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Automation in Action: Robotic Pallet Movers are Enhancing Efficiency and Transforming the Modern Warehouse
April 18, 2024

The world of logistics is undergoing a major transformation, all thanks to robotic picking and stacking tech. These robotic pallet movers automate the stacking of products, thereby enhancing efficiency and accuracy in warehouses and distribution centers. As e-commerce continues to grow, the demand for quicker and more efficient operations is pushing the adoption of […]

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Extended-Stay Hotels Must Analyze Markets & Embrace Flexible Options for Sustained Growth
April 18, 2024

The extended stay hotel market, once riding high on unprecedented growth, has recently faced a dip in occupancy rates. This downturn marks a significant shift from the robust expansion observed over the past years, driven by a surge in guests who preferred longer stays due to various economic and lifestyle factors. Despite this, the […]

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High-Quality Live Events Technology is the Secret Weapon for Unforgettable Experiences
April 18, 2024

The fusion of technology and creativity is setting new standards for audience engagement and event personalization at live events. Live events technology such as augmented and virtual reality are now at the forefront, offering immersive experiences that bridge the gap between the digital and physical worlds. AI and machine learning are also revolutionizing event […]

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Power over Ethernet
Power Over Ethernet Revolutionizes Home Automation by Simplifying Installations and Enhancing Connectivity.
April 18, 2024

Homes become increasingly connected and Power over Ethernet (PoE) emerges as a transformative technology in residential automation and entertainment systems. By allowing electrical power and data signals to travel over a single Ethernet cable, PoE offers a streamlined approach to powering devices like smart speakers, security systems, and lighting, all while reducing cable clutter​. […]

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PUDO: The Future of Pickup and Delivery Options
January 10, 2022

Host Daniel J. Litwin welcomed Dan O’Connor, Vice President of Pickup and Delivery Options at Position Imaging, to discuss pick up and drop off options in this ever-changing world where delivery means and methods are evolving to match the needs of society. O’Connor is well versed in the delivery industry, having spent 30 years […]

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How the Supply Chain Can Insulate its Risk for the Holiday Season
November 11, 2021

Key Points: Beaird Solutions shares how to beat supply chain issues. Pandemic caused simultaneous spike in demand and drop in supply. The global economy will bounce back one of two ways. Commentary: Host Jason Schefferstein discussed the rocky supply chain pandemic trends and its future with President David Beaird of Beaird Solutions. With the […]

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China Port Shutdown Raises Concerns for Global Shipping
August 13, 2021

China partially closed one of the world’s busiest container ports due to a Covid outbreak. Bloomberg’s James Mayger reports on the potential impact the move could have on global trade. (Source: Bloomberg) Transcript: Francine Lacqua: China has partially shut the world’s third busiest container port after a worker became infected with COVID. It’s threatening more […]

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Careers on the Move: Navigating the Choppy Waters of Global Logistics Networks
April 1, 2021

Craig Fuller, Founder and CEO of FreightWaves, knows a thing or two about the intricacies of global supply chains and logistics. FreightWaves, sometimes referred to as “the Bloomberg of freight,” has a clear vision – to help companies that help make up the $9.6-trillion global logistics market better benchmark, analyze, monitor and forecast, providing […]

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Suez Canal Blockage Will Have Unexpected Consequences
March 31, 2021

In a race against time, the cargo ship crisis that almost became a major global disaster, ended in victory this week. The Ever Given, the cargo ship at the center of this dilemma, was stuck at a crucial place in the Suez Canal that resulted in hundreds of ships unable to deliver their goods to […]

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Trailer Towing Tips During Winter Weather
February 17, 2021

Winter weather presents dangerous challenges for those towing trailers – but there are steps you can take to keep yourself and your cargo safe. First, if you expect snow and ice, outfit your trailer with winter tires. It’s worth the investment, and you’ll have much greater confidence in your control over your load, no […]

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2020 US Retail Imports Exceeded Expectation Amid Pandemic
January 19, 2021

Even with retail struggling through a difficult 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a monthly Global Port Tracker report, published by NRF and Hackett Associates, suggests that the United States may still set records for retail imports. These imports are measured in Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units, or TEU, which equal roughly one shipping […]

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How Robotics in Packaging Can Increase Operations
January 6, 2021

The shipping and packaging industry has seen an enormous boost amid the pandemic. But packaging was developing, changing and innovating before COVID arrived. On today’s episode of “Uptime,” host Daniel LItwin spoke with Steve Lipps, Sr. Director of Product Management for Douglas Machine. With over 25 years in the packaging equipment industry, Lipps highlighted […]

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UPS & FedEx Limit Shipments During Holiday Season
December 18, 2020

With a shopping season like no other, eCommerce is booming, which means a tremendous strain on logistics and delivery. In an attempt to manage demand, UPS and FEDEX worked out plans with their biggest customers that set limits on daily pickups, according to a Wall Street Journal article. Should a shipper exceed this, the carriers must […]

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