Tag: supply chain

The Impact Of The Amazon Effect On Traditional Freight Transport

The Impact Of The Amazon Effect On Traditional Freight TransportShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics Before the e-commerce segment rose to mainstream relevance, the retail industry’s logistics part had seen little disruption over decades preceding it, sandwiched between opaque workflows and stifling inefficiencies. That said, the [...]

Written by on January 7, 2021

The Supply Chain of the Christmas Tree

The Supply Chain of the Christmas TreeShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics The Christmas tree has become one of the most iconic staples of the holiday season. While the origins of the evergreen tree stems back much further, Christmas tree sales in the United States began [...]

Written by on December 9, 2020

What Makes The BlueGrace Logistics Blog A 1st Place Winner?

What Makes The BlueGrace Logistics Blog A 1st Place Winner?Show SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics On December 4, 2020 the BlueGrace Logistics Blog was awarded 1st and 4th place in the 2020 Logistics Brief MVP Blog Awards. We could not be happier with this recognition, but [...]

Written by on December 7, 2020

Help Wanted: The 2020 Seasonal Logistics Hiring Boom

Help Wanted: The 2020 Seasonal Logistics Hiring BoomShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics The seasonal shopping madness is already underway as retailers begin priming their customers for the holidays. 2020 has, without a doubt, been one of the strangest years for just about everything. The global [...]

Written by on December 2, 2020

How Technology Can Enhance Your Supply Chain In Four Ways

How Technology Can Enhance Your Supply Chain In 4 WaysShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics Supply chain disruptions are just a part of doing business. Seasonal events such as holiday shopping, black swan weather events, geopolitical tensions, and, in the case of 2020, a global pandemic. [...]

Written by on November 24, 2020

Preparing for 2020’s “Shipageddon”

Preparing for 2020’s “Shipageddon”Show SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics 2020 has been different from the norm in just about every single way imaginable, so it should come as no surprise that freight is going off the rails. This year we’re seeing big box retailers like Target [...]

Written by on November 19, 2020

Will Q4 of 2020 Change the Way We Look at Bid Season?

Will Q4 of 2020 Change the Way We Look at Bid Season?Show SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics If it were a normal year, the fourth quarter would bring a steady increase in trucking rates. However, 2020 has been anything but normal, so what does that mean [...]

Written by on November 17, 2020

How Can A 3PL Help My Organization Grow?

How Can A 3PL Help My Organization Grow?Show SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics Now, more than ever before, businesses are being tested. Between the political climate of a tense presidential election year, the global pandemic, and natural disasters, many organizations have been finding it difficult to [...]

Written by on November 10, 2020

What the Freight Industry Might Learn from COVID-19

What the Freight Industry Might Learn from COVID-19Show SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics When the pandemic began to spread, the world was simply not prepared. Businesses and governments had to scramble to move an unprecedented volume of critical supplies around the world faster than we’ve ever [...]

Written by on November 6, 2020

Digitalization Is Ushering Visibility Into Supply Chains

Digitalization Is Ushering Visibility Into Supply ChainsShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics The North American trucking industry is extremely fragmented, as over 90 percent of all fleets own six trucks or fewer. This fragmentation, aside from inhibiting technology incursion, has impeded visibility and transparency in freight [...]

Written by on November 3, 2020

The Top Three Undergraduate Supply Chain Management Programs

The Top Three Undergraduate Supply Chain Management ProgramsShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics Technology continues to advance at an astounding rate, a statement that shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who has been paying attention during the past decade. In much the same way that [...]

Written by on October 27, 2020

Finalizing Your 2021 Transportation Budget – The New Normal

Finalizing Your 2021 Transportation Budget – The New NormalShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics Freight Budgeting for 2021 is going to be very different from the traditional budgeting done in previous years. The effects of the economic shutdowns stemming from the COVID-19 crisis have trickled down [...]

Written by on October 14, 2020

Digitalization In Trucking

Digitalization In TruckingShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics Digitalization, as an industry trend in the logistics world, has emerged quite late. However, now that digitalization and innovation seem to have caught up the industry's pace, much transformation can be expected. Digitalization refers to using advanced technologies [...]

Written by on September 30, 2020

Automated Logistics is On the Horizon

Automated Logistics is On the HorizonShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics Boston Dynamics new CEO, Robert Playter, has his sights set on the logistics market as the company’s first vertical. BD has proven that it has the ability to produce robots at scale as Spot, a [...]

Written by on September 25, 2020

Seven Important Skills Every Supply Chain Leader Needs

Seven Important Skills Every Supply Chain Leader NeedsShow SubmenuResources The Logistics Blog® News Press Whitepaper Case Study Webinars Search Search BlueGrace Logistics The supply chain has become one of the most critical functions in an organization. Its dynamic nature and the high impact it has on the business makes it challenging to manage. Thus it [...]

Written by on September 21, 2020