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logistics technology in e-commerce

Logistics technologies are changing how modern retailers operate. Huge warehouses are being built to house an infinitely higher number of products. Home Depot is revamping their distribution center strategy to include a host of regional centers, and logistics providers stand to reap significant profits from increased collaboration in the marketplace.

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eCommerce

ECommerce is growing at an astonishing rate. In fact, the number of online sales rose 16.3-percent annually, reports Jeffrey B. Graves of Inbound Logistics, accounting for nearly one-half of $1 trillion by 2010. Meanwhile, the number of warehouses has not yet grown enough to accommodate the surge in order fulfillment and processing.

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manufacturing in the US FI

On July 1, 2016, the Institute for Supply Management announced the manufacturing index rose to 53.2 in June, reports The Chronicle Herald, alluding to a potential increase in overall U.S. GDP, which holds major hopes for the future of manufacturing. Yet, the renewed scrutiny of Clinton for her emails and unstable politics continue to frighten many U.S.

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Small Package

A transportation management system (TMS) is often considered an ideal choice for less-than-truckload (LTL) and full truckload (FT) shipments. In reality, a dedicated TMS can be applied to improve the efficiency and dynamics of any type of shipment. For small package shipments, a TMS can prove to be an invaluable resource by providing the following significant benefits.