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Our Subject Matter Experts provide insight into the global supply chain.
The Comedown: Freight Pricing caught in Global Turbulence
Pre-pandemic, the average global price to ship a container hovered around $1,500. By the end of 2020, prices began to skyrocket, peaking that September at over seven times that amount. Today, a significant course correction is underway, leaving us with some important questions. Earlier this year, pricing reached an inflection point. Many supply chain bottlenecks began
Converting Your Supply Chain to OmniChannel from Multichannel Distribution
Omnichannel is a buzzword that has been around for more than a decade. Omnichannel appears in many presentations, but some customers struggle to define both their omnichannel strategy and the services they require.What is OmniChannel? Let us define an omnichannel distribution network versus a multichannel network. A company relying on multichannel distribution is deploying multiple partners
The Latest on California's AB5
When the Supreme Court denied hearing the appeal of California AB5, the lower court lifted the stay, and it was assumed that the law would go into effect. AB5 is a 2020 California Law meant to reclassify independent contractors into employees.However, the California Trucking Association’s (CTA) argument that the Federal Administrations Authorization Act (F4A) preempts