In my last blog, I discussed how consolidation and major industry pain points like overcapacity and pricing errors are forcing the industry to move away from old ways of thinking and begin forging new modes of operation that generate profitable growth.
The ocean freight industry is navigating uncertain waters, as major changes in technology and the competitive landscape continue to make waves. To complicate things, manual processes and a high number price exception requests get in the way of a quick [...]
My last blog detailed the recent entry by Amazon into the shipping and air cargo industries. I provided tips regarding what companies currently occupying these spaces can do to stay ahead of the Seattle-based conglomerate. But I also promised to explore [...]
Shipping and freight companies have an anxious 2016 ahead, as they try to outperform a choppy 2015 amidst the threat of a worldwide economic slump, particularly in China.
Over the last two decades, major U.S. airlines have tended to get lumped together. Until recently, little differentiation in customer service and equipment has caused airline seats to be viewed as a commodity, as indistinguishable as an ear of corn. [...]
Since the Internet boom in the late nineties, the B2C logistics & shipping industry has skyrocketed. As consumers have come to expect quick, door-to-door (and many times free) shipping of almost anything they can imagine, many companies have become [...]