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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

Steven Selikoff. Exclusive Interview

Category: E-Commerce

Steven Selikoff is a serial entrepreneur who has been selling to retailers since 2001 and developing products in China since 2005. His products have sold on Amazon, in catalogs, and in retailers all over the world. His products have been on every major morning show, featured in newspapers and magazines…

1 Nov

CIF - Cost, Insurance, and Freight

CIF is the acronym for Cost, Insurance, and Freight. This term is used when a seller wants to include all of these costs in the price they offer to sell their products. It's important for buyers to be aware that this can lead to extra charges on top of what…

26 Oct

What is Amazon FBA and why does it matter?

It's no secret that Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world. With over 300 million active customers, it offers billions of products to choose from in some categories.  But what you may not know is that Amazon also has an Amazon FBA program which stands for fulfillment by…

8 Oct

Forecast for record volume growth for the next years in containers at U.S. ports

The busiest ports in the United States are expecting more containers as manufacturers and retailers look to replenish depleted inventories. The crush of goods coming is expected to continue beyond next year's Lunar New Year in February due to the deep levels at which they're arriving right now, meaning there…

29 Sep

Is This The Future of the Trucking Industry?

The proposed legislation to test letting 18-year-olds drive big rigs interstate is exposing a divide in the trucking sector, where companies are having trouble finding workers for such jobs. The Senate approved a new provision in the infrastructure bill to set up a pilot program that would allow 18-20-year-olds across…

13 Sep