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The festive season is an incredibly busy time for retailers and suppliers. The demand for goods increases around Halloween and this high demand stays until New Year's Eve. During this time, other unofficial days, such as Cyber Monday, and Black Friday add more burden to the suppliers to deliver goods on time.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the official dates that ring in the holiday shopping season. And, as you already know, there is a lot of time, money, and planning from a logistics perspective that makes acquiring goods and delivering them to customers possible.
In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, consumers are out preparing for the holiday season - be it for the feast, travel, shopping or football. Reflect on the profound impact on supply chains as you mesmerize over some of the facts in the infographic below!
Halloween is upon us—and it’s only just the start of what’s to come this holiday season. The demand for Halloween decorations, candy, costumes, pumpkins, and more has increased significantly. It’s estimated that this year alone consumers will spend $8.8 billion on the above, with candy being the highest of those demands.
Legislation in California’s senate is making a significant impact on independent truck drivers in the state. Assembly Bill 5 is also called the “employees and independent contractors” bill. It was passed by a vote of 56 to 15 on September 11th.
The US has imposed trade tariffs on more than $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, with China retaliating with their own tariffs on about $110 billion worth of US goods. But what exactly does this mean for US businesses? Here’s a look at the tariff timeline, tariff consequences, the affected industries, and what you can do to prepare.
Today, transportation management is more than just ensuring freight moves from one point to another. Shippers have to use more resources to fulfill ever-increasing client requirements.
“You’re going to either be on the train, or you’re going to be run over by the train.” That’s what senior vice president and general manager of GT Nexus, Kurt Cavano, said at the Transportation Intermediaries Association’s 3PL Technovations conference a few months ago.
Food, beer, and fireworks. The fourth of July is a time to celebrate with friends and family. But what if you didn’t have delicious BBQ, an ice cold beverage, or entertainment filling the nighttime sky overhead?