Do We Have the Logistics and Supply Chains for Rapid Pharmaceutical Distribution?
There’s tremendous pressure on pharmaceutical developers and manufacturers to produce a COVID-19 vaccine. But what most people are only now beginning to realize is that even with a viable vaccine, there’s still an exceptional challenge in distributing it. Factors like cold transport, middle mile delivery, warehousing, and more are all question marks as it relates to global distribution of [...]
Reopening Businesses Drive ‘Historic Demand’ for Freight
2020 has been a volatile year for freight. March and April saw historic drop-offs in freight volume and demand. Now, we’re seeing the opposite as the freight industry rebounds in a major way. Data from Uber Freight is showing ‘historic demand’ as businesses reopen and demand for goods kicks up at the end of the third quarter. It’s a [...]
4 Ways Digital Logistics Tools are Driving Triple Bottom Line Profits
The phrase ‘triple bottom line’ was coined back in 1994 by author and business advisor John Elkington. Since then, companies from every sector, big and small, have adopted and employed it. Nowhere has the concept of the triple bottom line thrived like in the logistics industry, however — today, more than ever. The complexities and nuances of an evolving [...]
The Freight Transport Industry is Nearing a Major Shakeup
There’s a lot of talk about the ‘new normal’ post-COVID-19. Although no one really knows what this looks like, there’s plenty of speculating out there to fuel headlines, both good and bad. For those looking past the sensationalized headlines to the movements of the industry, the new normal is becoming clearer by the day — at least, the new [...]
Freight is Officially on the Upswing After COVID-19. Here’s What’s Driving it.
COVID-19 was disruptive to virtually every industry, but few saw setbacks and stoppages like freight. With local economies all but shut down, borders closed, and demand in sharp decline, the freight industry stagnated and lagged during the pandemic. But now, just like that, freight is back on the upswing. New data indicates that freight is quickly recovering and trending [...]