Cowen/AFS Freight Index points to fuel-driven rate gains, for LTL and parcel, in Q2

By Jeff Berman, Group News Editor · April 20, 2022 The new edition of the Cowen/AFS Freight Index, which was recently released by New York-based investment firm Cowen Inc. and Shreveport, La.-based 3PL and freight audit and payment company AFS Logistics LLC, highlighted how rising fuel prices are having a significant impact on both parcel… Continue reading Cowen/AFS Freight Index points to fuel-driven rate gains, for LTL and parcel, in Q2

The Give and Take of Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Technology

Demand for e-commerce and omnichannel fulfillment continues to grow. According to Digital Commerce 360, U.S. e-commerce sales increased again in 2021, up 14% year-over-year (YoY), and by more than 50% compared to 2019. Many top retailers rolled out more versatile fulfillment to better serve customers, embracing gig economy couriers to offer same-day and two-hour delivery… Continue reading The Give and Take of Multi-Carrier Parcel Shipping Technology

E2open makes second acquisition in less than a year, bringing Logistyx Technologies into the fold

Another major logistics acquisition was announced last week, with Austin, Texas-based E2open, a network-based provider of cloud-based, mission-critical, end-to-end supply chain management platform services, saying it has bought Rolling Meadows, Ill.-based Logistyx Technologies, a provider of global parcel and e-commerce shipping and fulfillment technology services, for $185 million. This marks E2open’s second acquisition in the… Continue reading E2open makes second acquisition in less than a year, bringing Logistyx Technologies into the fold

New Transportation Insight platform offers single ‘port to porch’ access point

Earlier this week, Atlanta-based Transportation Insight Holding Company, a provider of non-asset, tech-enabled logistics and brokerage solutions in North America, rolled out a new digital logistics platform. Entitled Beon, TI said that this new platform gives shippers and carriers a single point of access to access both TI’s and Atlanta-based Nolan Transportation Group’s (NTG) logistics network… Continue reading New Transportation Insight platform offers single ‘port to porch’ access point

2022 Parcel Express Roundtable: Challenges persist

As March 2022 marks the second full year of pandemic-driven life and business throughout the world, parcel delivery and last-mile logistics continue to reap the benefits of unprecedented levels of consumer-influenced demand. This extraordinary period of time has ushered in new, long-term market conditions, including shippers dealing with consistent rate and pricing concerns, lack of… Continue reading 2022 Parcel Express Roundtable: Challenges persist

7 Trends that will Change Parcel Shipping in 2022

By Logistyx Technologies · February 17, 2022 Increasing customer demands, supply chain disruptions, carrier capacity constraints, and more have forced companies to reimagine their inventory and transportation strategies to achieve shipping KPIs. This new eBook from Logistyx Technologies outlines 7 trends for 2022, including: The shift to a carrier-led market An increase in cross-border e-commerce… Continue reading 7 Trends that will Change Parcel Shipping in 2022

IoT meets parcel delivery excellence

(L–R) Nick Lambrou, CEO, Thinxtra; Phil Reid, Chief Operating Officer, CouriersPlease; and Taba Managheb, Optus Enterprise. Nation-wide small parcel delivery specialist, CouriersPlease, recently solved the problem of lost and underutilised delivery cages during a crucial period of rapid growth. MHD speaks to Phil Reid, Chief Operating Officer at CouriersPlease, and Zorawar Singh, Head of Core Product… Continue reading IoT meets parcel delivery excellence

Bringg announces acquisition of Zenkraft

Chicago-based Bringg, a provider of data-led delivery and fulfillment cloud platform services, said today it has acquired London-based Zenkraft, a parcel and return delivery services provider and subsidiary of Salesforce. A purchase price was not disclosed, but Bringg officials said that this deal will not result in changes in existing personnel at either company, with… Continue reading Bringg announces acquisition of Zenkraft

Peak parcel volume growth declined in 2021

E-commerce delivery experience platform Parcel Perform has unveiled new logistics insights based on parcel tracking volumes around 2021’s peak e-commerce season for the US and Europe. The findings indicate and reinforce an industry-wide consensus of the decline in the lustre and appeal of Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM) e-commerce events among consumers. Based on… Continue reading Peak parcel volume growth declined in 2021

Bike Transportation by Train, Bike Parcel in Train, Process and Charges

Get Free Bike Transport & House Shifting Quotes Bike transportation by train is one of the most preferred ways to transport a bike or two-wheeler vehicle from one city to another. If you want to transport a bike or scooter to a new city, then a bike parcel in the train would be one of… Continue reading Bike Transportation by Train, Bike Parcel in Train, Process and Charges