Monthly Archives: February

Trucking continues to adapt to U.S. consumers’ desire to buy more goods online and have more control over when — and where — those goods are delivered. Just 20 years ago, less than 1% of U.S. retail sales were made online; by 2017, that number grew by 3,000% to more than 9% of all U.S.

read more

Emerging e-commerce shopping trends are changing the face of the trucking industry, with the growth of last-mile delivery cutting the average trucker’s trip length by 37 percent since 2000, according to an industry study released today. Just as the average trucking haul distance has shrunk, the number of truck trips and urban vehicle miles traveled have

read more

Dive Brief: Free shipping, fast delivery times and easy return policies were the most important factors consumers considered when choosing among online retailers, according to a new survey from Hanover Research and LaserShip, a Northeast regional shipping firm. Of the more than 1,000 consumers surveyed, 50% reported leaving behind an online shopping cart due to high

read more

Investing in logistics operations is one of the only ways that retailers can compete with e-commerce giant Amazon, Digiday reports. Over the last year, Walmart and eBay have been partnering with third-party logistics providers to compete with Amazon’s quick shipping standards. According to Digiday, both companies have also been working with installation services to match Amazon.

read more

It’s hard to remember the days when you would order an item online, and have to wait six to eight weeks for delivery. These days, the growth in e-commerce has taken the world by storm. Name anything, and you can have it at your doorstep on the same day, with just the click of a

read more

Stay Up-To-Date With Our Newsletter!