Category: Business - Transportation | Comments Off on 2019 Holiday Retail Rush: Meeting Customers Demand and Delivering Seamless Services
Posted by Uber Freight | December 3, 2019 | Tags: Amazon effect, Black Friday, carriers, CPG, Cyber Monday, delivery, direct-to-consumer, fleets, holidays, industry, logistics, manufacturing, retail, shippers, suppliers, supply chain, technology, Thanksgiving, transportation, trends, trucking
By: Steve Moore, Vice President, Operations, Transplace In the last several years, there has been a significant shift in consumer behavior, creating extensive growth in e-commerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping (sometimes called the “Amazon Effect”). This has led to an increased expectation for products to be delivered within one to two days, which can make…
Category: Business - Transportation, Transportation Management | Comments Off on Thanksgiving Supply Chain: How Black Friday & Cyber Monday May Impact Your Operations
Posted by Uber Freight | November 13, 2017 | Tags: CPG, delivery, direct-to-consumer, DTC, execution, fleets, forecasting, holidays, manufacturing, OTR, partners, predictive analytics, pricing, retail, supply chain, technology, Thanksgiving, transportation
By: Darren Miesner, Vice President, Operations, Transplace; Steve Moore, Vice President, Operations, Transplace and Keith Richard, Vice President, Operations, Transplace The weeks leading up to Thanksgiving and the subsequent holiday season is often the start of increased capacity constraints and a precursor to the supply chain challenges that typically remain for the rest of the year….