Logistics

News and Articles About Logistics

Amazon Expands Logistics Reach With Move Into Ocean Shipping
Amazon

Amazon Expands Logistics Reach With Move Into Ocean Shipping

Its new status as a freight forwarder, or "non-vessel operating common carrier," gives Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, a foothold in the $350 billion a year ocean freight business.
Digitally Sold: The Logistics of Transferring Your Online Business
Selling a Business

Digitally Sold: The Logistics of Transferring Your Online Business

Instead of handing over keys to a building, you're transferring account passwords, intellectual property and domain names.
Mark Daoust
This Third-Generation Family Business Thrives on Service
Family Businesses

This Third-Generation Family Business Thrives on Service

The owners of a small California trucking company are big players in their industry and service to their community.
Daphne Mallory
From Rides to Eats, Uber Launches New Food-Delivery Service
Uber

From Rides to Eats, Uber Launches New Food-Delivery Service

The ride-hailing tech company that has been growing at astronomical rates around the world is promising 10-minute food delivery in New York City and Chicago.
Catherine Clifford
Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping
Small Business - Big Impact

Automate and Delegate: 3 Ways to Streamline Ecommerce Shipping

Face it: You can only box orders on your kitchen table for so long. These solutions can help you streamline your shipping needs.
Samantha Drake
The Bathroom Line Gets a Speed Hack
Wacky Business Ideas

The Bathroom Line Gets a Speed Hack

Traffic lights for toilet stalls cuts down on bathroom wait times at concerts, stadiums and other venues.
Inventory Out of Control? Take Stock With These 3 iPad Apps.
Business Unusual

Inventory Out of Control? Take Stock With These 3 iPad Apps.

From what's selling to what's hidden in storage, these apps help put inventory control in the palm of your hand.
Cynthia Boris
Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes
Growth Strategies

Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes

This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground.
Ray Hennessey
How Consumers Contributed to the Shipping Nightmare on Christmas
Growth Strategies

How Consumers Contributed to the Shipping Nightmare on Christmas

UPS and FedEx messed up Christmas deliveries. But lost in the complaints are important changes in American buying that all businesses need to recognize.
Ray Hennessey
Entitled to a Shipping Refund? Get Help Collecting It.
Growth Strategies

Entitled to a Shipping Refund? Get Help Collecting It.

If your shipment was late, you might be owed a refund. Our three experts explain what to keep in mind.
Samantha Drake
Graze.com Wants to Send You Boxes of Healthy Snacks for $6 a Pop
Growth Strategies

Graze.com Wants to Send You Boxes of Healthy Snacks for $6 a Pop

A U.K.-based online food subscription service, which has already exceeded $65 million in annual revenue, launches in the U.S. today.
Catherine Clifford
Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic)

When it comes to ecommerce deliveries, do customers value cost or speed? The answer might surprise you.
Linda Lacina
Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)
Control What You Can

Mobile Commerce Has Completely Exploded (Infographic)

This year, more than ever, consumers will shop for the holidays from their smartphones.
Catherine Clifford
Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

Learn How Same-Day Fulfillment Works (Infographic)

This infographic breaks down the same-day delivery process to help you better understand your logistics needs.
Linda Lacina