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    amazon sellers can catch a falling knife: how low will container markets go?

    Time is everything ,it's less then a week till October - please do not miss the opportunity to get advantage of low shipping costs and stock up the inventory in Ardi Express 3PL for the Q4 . The cost incurred to ship a 40-foot container to the West Coast in…

    27 Sep

    Prime Air: Amazon officially rolls out drone delivery to customers

    It's official. After years of development announcements, Amazon will be rolling out delivery by drone for Prime customers in areas of California and Texas. While that's a small slice of customers, for now, this news couldn't be more important for the commercial drone sector, which has been gathering tons of momentum over…

    26 Aug

    Peak shipping season ahead of the holidays is about to begin

    Traditional peak season for ocean shipping begins in August. Ocean spot rates for U.S. trade route are up 2%, to $8,423. A decline that Amazon sellers  were seeing in ocean spot rates and in premium surcharges across many trade routes as demand for containers softened has reversed, with congestion at…

    12 Aug

    Break the Bottleneck: Global Logistics in a Disrupted Supply Chain

    After the global logistics and freight industry was hit hard by the Great Recession in 2008, they took one lesson into the next decade: Optimize. Get lean, and get efficient. The trucking, rail, air cargo and maritime industries grew slowly but steadily, integrating new supply chain technologies to maximize efficiencies and keep costs…

    25 Jul

    3 Reasons it May Be Time to Switch Freight Forwarders

    Category: E-Commerce

    Unless your current freight forwarding company is offering rates way outside of what's fair and competitive, also price should noway be a primary reason for changing your freight forwarder. As a business proprietor, there’s enough to manage without the added burden of changing freight forwarders. It can snappily turn into a expensive and delicate process to bring in a new untested mate. Indeed when your current provider is no longer suitable to meet your requirements, it’s still delicate to make the necessary changes because you ’ve got more important effects to concentrate on, right? Not if you want your business to succeed and continue to grow. Taking all of this into consideration, how do you know that it’s time to start shopping around for a new freight forwarding company? Below are three reasons that punctuate when it may be worth the trouble. 1. Internal Changes -Your company has experienced growth and your…

    14 Jul

    The Relentless Dedication of Ukrainian Workers

    Category: E-Commerce

    Russia launched a massive air, sea, and land assault on Ukraine. Large city centers including the national capital, Kyiv, are being bombed and missile-attacked by Russian forces. For months, Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed rumors that he was planning an attack on Ukraine.  The United Nations has advised millions of…

    17 Mar

    How to Choose the Best Shipping Method

    Shipping is an important part of the supply chain process for any company. But when it comes to this, there are so many things you need to consider. What type of cargo do you have? Do you want your product delivered quickly or cheaply? How important is the safety of…

    9 Dec

    What parties are involved in the chain of transport?

    When it comes to the transportation of goods by sea, four major parties are involved in the supply chain. There may be some lack of understanding about each's role in the logistics chain answer know it is important to understand how each party engages in the global shipping process. Let’s…

    26 Nov

    Year to date cargo volume increased 22% compared to 2020

    SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Nov. 18, 2021 – The Port of Los Angeles processed 902,644 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in October, a decrease of 8% compared to last year, which was the busiest October on record. Year to date, overall cargo volume has increased 22% compared to 2020. “Amid the array…

    19 Nov

    Holiday Sales Opens Up the Battle for Inventory

    Category: E-Commerce

    Retailers are loading up on goods for the holiday sales season in a strong show of confidence that consumer demand will remain high. Even with Delta's disruption, retailers plan on having enough inventory on this year’s expected Black Friday sales event  - so there should be no worries about running…

    5 Nov