Logistics

Reshoring Challenges and How to Overcome Them

After years of disruptive and often unpredictable global events, companies now consider reshoring one of the top solutions for building better resiliency. The most recent Reshoring Index from Kearney reported that 96% of CEO respondents said they were evaluating reshoring, had decided to reshore, or had already done it. Thanks in large part to those reshoring efforts, companies seeking factory space have become a notable driver of overall industrial real estate demand. There are some hurdles to overcome for businesses reshoring production back to ... Read More

Is It Too Late to Find a Peak Season 3PL?

Supply chain professionals know that planning for the holiday peak season begins with the coming of the New Year. Retailers and manufacturers often return from the holiday break and begin gathering and analyzing data to see what went right and what went wrong. Once a business has identified areas for improvement, it can identify the right solutions and partners to address them. Businesses that struggle to scale with peak season volumes will often turn to a third-party logistics (3PL) company for help. But how ... Read More

COVID-19 Supply Chain/Logistics Industry Update: December 2021

Most of us hoped COVID-19 would be firmly in the rearview mirror by the end of 2021. But unfortunately, the virus continues to cause issues across procurement, logistics, and transportation. For the moment, however, the supply chain has at least begun to show signs of recovery as bottlenecks begin to ease and production in Asia slowly returns to normal. However, recovery won’t happen overnight. As a result, business leaders must continue planning for pandemic-related disruptions in the near term. This article will discuss some of ... Read More

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