The e-commerce juggernaut is proving to be quite challenging for shippers and suppliers this holiday season, with more than two weeks to go.Read more
In a move United Parcel Service said positions it as a “the global customs broker of choice,” UPS acquired Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services, the world’s largest independent provider of global trade management services.
Tesla’s unveiling of its first all-electric big rig has drawn immediate customers from among some of the country’s biggest trucking fleets, and symbolizes swiftly moving changes in commercial transportation.Read more
UPS and Shopify Inc. are unveiling a platform integration in time for the holiday shopping season that make UPS's premium services available to small businesses.Read more
UPS Inc. has joined the Blockchain in Trucking Alliance, or BiTA, a forum for the development of blockchain technology standards and education for the freight industry.Read more
Unsteadiness seems to best describe the state of global shipping, with ocean freight rates staying low and schedule changes on the upswing, while UPS sees strong business overall on the ground and in the air held down by natural disasters.
The age of e-commerce in the apparel industry has also brought about a slew of small startups that might have plenty of creative talent but can be challenged by logistics.Read more