Company-Building: How Private Equity Firms Are Disrupting and Transforming Transportation and Logistics

FreightWaves

Third-party logistics (3PL) providers are becoming increasingly attractive investments for private equity firms. Supply chains are vital to the global economy, the market is extremely fragmented, and there is currently an inefficient use of technology assets, leaving a great deal of opportunity for potentially lucrative investments in 3PLs that serve middle-market customers given their potential for expansion within the industry.
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Spotlight

When you are busy running a multi-location restaurant group, you may not think of UPS first as a way to save time, increase efficiency and boost your profitability. If your corporate office and restaurant locations use multiple shipping/mail carriers for non-food items like menus, POS, promotional campaigns, training materials and payroll, UPS can help streamline your supply chain and deliver profits to a healthier bottom line. Not what you’d expect from UPS? Take a look.

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Developing an Effective Parcel Spend Strategy in an Online World

Supply Chain Quarterly

E-commerce has redrawn the logistics map, and the phenomenon is in its early stages. As more goods are ordered online, the ability to master your parcel shipping strategy will become more important than ever. Consumers expect free or very low-cost shipping, yet parcel carriers expect to be paid for their services. Shippers will need to balance the demands of their customers with the realities of their shipping budgets.
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What’s next for connected supply chain logistics and mobility in the “new normal”?

They also discussed how this advancement has increased the risk of cyberattacks and what steps can you take to enhance your cybersecurity strategy. Furthermore, they shared how the last physical obstacle to creating truly ‘contactless’ fleet operation is the physical keys or fobs to access vehicles, and how eliminating the need for physical keys in transport operations streamlines activities.
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Managing Freight Market Volatility Risk: Are Freight Futures Right For You?

FreightWaves

What are Trucking Freight Futures and how can they help my business? Reserve your spot in this informative and complimentary webinar to learn more.The trucking industry is a $726B industry, which is 30% bigger than oil, natural gas and coal combined, and twice the size of the agricultural market. If a product is going somewhere in the U.S., 7 out of 10 times it is getting there on a truck. According to the American Trucking Associations, over 80% of the nation’s freight bill became revenue for the trucking industry - making trucking is one of the largest industries in the U.S.
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Blockchain in Supply Chain, Transport & Logistics in Asia

Global Supply Chain Council

For both brands, merchants and retailers, the path to online orders across borders is still a bumpy one. Cross-border deliveries still mean back-office administrative headaches including still major bottleneck with the customs, unexpected duties and taxes, currency conversion issues, increasing risk of fraud and deliveries delays and more.
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Spotlight

When you are busy running a multi-location restaurant group, you may not think of UPS first as a way to save time, increase efficiency and boost your profitability. If your corporate office and restaurant locations use multiple shipping/mail carriers for non-food items like menus, POS, promotional campaigns, training materials and payroll, UPS can help streamline your supply chain and deliver profits to a healthier bottom line. Not what you’d expect from UPS? Take a look.

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