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Cargo Insurance

Following up our announcement that we have negotiated lower cargo insurance costs and now offer a zero deductible for that cargo insurance, we thought we’d take a deeper look at freight insurance (also known as cargo insurance). Specifically, what is cargo insurance, and should shippers even request it. We also highly recommend that you read our post entitled “Freight Insurance vs.

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Shipper-carrier relationship

Shippers and carriers have reached an impasse in typical relations. Unfortunately, dramatic increases in the number of shipments being processed due to global trade and the rise of e-commerce are forcing shippers and carriers to re-evaluate their relationships which produced a positive effect throughout the industry.

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Mobile Commerce

Distribution companies are going to have some of the biggest impacts from mobile commerce. These effects will change standard processes, and some companies may not make it through the mobile revolution. However, distributors that take the time to learn what changes will be likely will be better prepared to become the leading supply chain partners of tomorrow.

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E-Commerce Distribution

E-commerce is both the greatest opportunity and most difficult challenge you will ever face as a distributor. There is more information in e-commerce distribution than you could possibly realize, and the potential for growth of your business is exponential. However, e-commerce can be scary and unforgiving.

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e-commerce logistics efficiency

With the sale of Jet.com for 3.3 billion to Wal-Mart, e-commerce stores are once again in the limelight as is e-commerce logistics efficiency. Old e-commerce stores are working on improving further, because with the sale of Jet.com to Wal-Mart the competition has severely increased. Jet.com, Wal-Mart’s own website, and Amazon are soon going to enter into a battle for supremacy.

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IoT Tech and Sustainability

The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information. In the shipping and manufacturing industries, that same “worldwide web” is now being deployed to encourage more energy-efficient operational and communication strategies for a low-carbon economy, thanks to IoT Tech.