January 27, 2022

Jan 27, 2022

As market and geopolitical tensions rise, the supply chain and delivery economy pushes through all challenges, looking for efficiencies where they can be found.

Our favorite January articles about the supply chain, shipping, and the delivery economy are from many sources. However, the theme that underlies every headline is a commitment to innovation and learning lessons from a historic 2021.

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Supply Chain Challenges in 2022: How Compliance and Risk Should Prepare for the Long-Haul // Corporate Compliance Insights

We all know that the supply disruptions will continue thru 2022 and beyond. Traditional partnerships, methods and technologies will be challenged.

 

The big challenges for supply chains in 2022 // The Conversation

As The Economist neatly put it recently, “the era of predictable unpredictability is not going away”.

 

Warehouse, transportation capacity tight with retailers potentially ‘over-ordering’ // Freight Waves

Are retailers over-ordering causing additional strain on warehousing and transportation?

 

Are Independent, Contracted Drivers The Way Out of the Nationwide Labor Shortage? // USPack

The capacity crunch on workers that’s staggered commerce throughout the world isn’t slowing down any time soon. Are independent contract drivers the wave of the future and the solution to the national labor shortage?

 

Strong Supplier Partnerships Are Key to Sustainable Procurement // SDCExec

USPack’s goal to build strong partnerships with our customers—partnerships that go both ways with sharing information, improving operations, and consumer expectations. We’d like to be a part of your RFP process if you are in the market for last/final mile, pool distribution, and white glove services.

 

Supply Chain and Ports Bend but Don’t Break During Holidays // Transportation Topics

Progress has been made on the removal of empty containers at terminals, but there is still more work to make more significant improvements.

 

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