Oversized Goods Delivery Remains a Pain Point

Anne Flynn Wear, Furniture Today, August 9, 2018 / Retailers can improve the delivery process to positively impact their bottom line.  Logistics technology company uShip released a report focused on consumer expectations and frustrations with delivery of oversized shipments, such as furniture. Realities in Oversized E-Commerce Delivery in the Amazon Era, released today also looked at where retailers… Read More

Innovate in Oversized Delivery to Compete with Amazon

It can’t be overstated how Amazon has been the engine behind ecommerce’s explosive growth. The 100 million products Amazon claimed it sold during its recent Prime Day only underscore its impact. Logistically, offering free two-day shipping has completely reset buyer expectations on speed and cost. In fact, 43% of consumers expect “much faster” deliveries in 2018, according to… Read More

Barely legal: 5 hot imports you can finally drive on American roads in 2018

By Jeff Zurschmeide, Staff Reporter, Digital Trends  /  It’s a well-known fact that many of the hottest exotic cars in the world aren’t sold in the United States. The reason is simple: our government won’t allow any automaker to sell cars here unless they pass the Department of Transportation crash tests. That means sacrificing several cars to… Read More

Digitization and E-commerce Continues to Reshape Forwarding Marketplace

Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor, Supply Chain Management Review and Logistics Management  /  Forwarders now need to ramp up the value-add visibility services in an effort to boost revenues and keep shippers happy.  / Real revenue and volume growth in the air and sea freight forwarding markets was remarkably similar globally, but this disguises significant differences across… Read More

5 Affordable Tiny Homes For the Perfect Cross-Country Road Trip

Amber C. Snider, Home & Design Editor, The Culture Trip  /  This Oregon-based company is capitalizing on the “tiny homes” movement in a big way—and their mobile rustic creations are not only adorable, they’re also pretty affordable too.  / This Oregon-based company is capitalizing on the “tiny homes” movement in a big way—and their mobile rustic… Read More

uShip Unveils Bright, Inviting New Corporate Headquarters

By Laura Lorek, Publisher, Silicon Hills News  /  Heather Hoover, executive vice president of operations at uShip, joined the company in 2005, a year after its founding. At the time, uShip, the online shipping marketplace and freight automation software provider, didn’t have a formal office. Nick Parker, chief technology officer at uShip, and the founders worked… Read More