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1. FedEx Goes for Blockchain
(News)
FedEx is investing in blockchain technology, reports The Wall Street Journal. The company hopes that blockchain technology to provide greater visibility and efficiency in its supply chain.   Read ...
Created on 20 May 2018
2. New FedEx Platform Could Make Returns Easier
(News)
FedEx’s new ‘Returns Technology’ platform promises to streamline the returns process for merchants, reports Digital Supply Chain. The platform will give businesses complete visibility on their returned ...
Created on 26 March 2018
3. Amazon in the Logistics Space
(News)
Bob Ferrarri predicted a couple years ago that Amazon was getting into the transportation and logistics arena and would soon be competing with 3PLs. As is usually the case, he was right.In a followup article ...
Created on 21 March 2017
4. Another Big Logistics Move by Amazon
(News)
As we've witnessed Amazon's various moves through the last year, the one sure bet we thought we could make was that they'd be moving heavily into logistics.Well, we would've won that one as they've begun ...
Created on 14 February 2017
5. Is Amazon Getting Into the Logistics Game?
(News)
The major parcel carriers and Amazon itself dismiss the idea that the ecommerce giant is building its own parcel delivery network. Actions, though, speak louder than words and it looks suspiciously like ...
Created on 19 October 2016
6. Unmanned Delivery Options are Changing the Supply Chain
(Logistics)
The US Postal Service is handling more commercial shipments than ever. Traditional carriers like UPS and FedEx are seemingly on every street every day. Getting packaged delivered to the increasing number ...
Created on 28 September 2016
7. Amazon's Logistics Moves
(News)
... h UPS & FedEx, but.....In an article on the Logistics Viewpoints site, Steve Banker takes a high level look at Amazon's moves and provides a little analysis. Read it HERE. ...
Created on 23 June 2016
8. Logistics Changes Ahead
(News)
The pace of change in the fulfillment arena continues to speed ahead. Parcel carriers that provide delivery services for the bulk of ecommerce purchases are changing their pricing models, and their largest ...
Created on 19 May 2016
9. eCommerce Driving Supply Chain Changes
(News)
What's the biggest driver of changes in the supply chain and transportation arenas? According to FedEx CEO Henry Maier, it's the ecommerce revolution.In an article on the Logistics Management site, Je ...
Created on 01 December 2015
10. On-Line Ordering Impact
(News)
Of all the changes resulting from the shift in consumer buying toward ecommerce, there's one I hadn't really considered that may be driving other developments. The increase of small shipments is overloading ...
Created on 24 November 2015
11. Advanced EDI Documents You Should Be Using
(EDI)
...  completed testing their software/service for ACI – HIGHWAY currently has 27 companies listed. Some are familiar names like Descartes.com, Kleinschmidt Inc., FedEx.   Customs Internet Gateway CBSA develope ...
Created on 10 August 2015
12. Why VANs are Important to the Transportation/3PL Industry
(Logistics)
... lots of data. VANs are the “lowest common denominator” They are available to all. No special equipment needed. Remember, most 3PLs are not big companies like FedEx and UPS. So the VAN became “standardized” ...
Created on 06 August 2015
13. Last Mile Challenges
(News)
On the Logistics Viewpoints site, Chris Cunnane explains why the explosive growth of ecommerce is causing headaches for retailers. As on-line and omnichannel purchases increase, more pressure is felt to ...
Created on 09 April 2015
14. You Too Can Be An EDI Service Provider
(EDI)
... e tracking, like a FedEx® shipment, they track all interchanges from the moment they enter the system, along every step across the network, and through the delivery confirmation. Various interactive repor ...
Created on 02 February 2015
15. Did You Get Your Presents?
(News)
As you're reading this, it's already Christmas or maybe a bit after. Did all of your presents arrive?The folks at Logistics Viewpoint took a shot at guessing how many packages would be delivered for the ...
Created on 24 December 2014
16. Avoiding Holiday Shipping Bottlenecks
(News)
Bob Ferrari, on his Supply Chain Matters site, reviews steps being taken by the mega-parcel-deliverers (mainly, UPS and FedEx) to avoid a replay of last year's holiday shipping fiasco. Looks like they' ...
Created on 08 October 2014
17. New USPS Shipping Plans
(News)
In a development that makes too much sense, the USPS has cut its rates and is preparing to battle UPS and FedEx for ecommerce shipping leadership. Of course, for a perennial money loser like the post office, ...
Created on 17 September 2014
18. Courier Performance
(Supply)
...  the use of operations-related objectives and performance measures was gathered from Federal Express (FedEx), TNT Express Delivery Services, Illinois Tollway, and two power companies. Small package deliver ...
Created on 15 August 2014
19. Delivery Tomorrow - A Silly Concept
(Retail)
... t in that case the customer is in control of exactly when the food is delivered because they need to visit the restaurant. From a business perspective, FedEx built its world wide business on next day deliver ...
Created on 06 August 2014
20. The FedEx Matrix
(News)
Ever wonder how FedEx processes all those packages? I have, especially when I lived in Memphis close to their hub and listened to planes landing at their facility at all hours. Their amazing processes ...
Created on 16 July 2014