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The West Coast Port Dispute: Lessons Learned for the Next Supply Chain Disruption  Apr 11, 2015 7:03 PM By Peter Zaballos

While it will take months for the return of normalcy after the West Coast port crisis, what about the next one? Partnering with a 3PL is one way to prepare.

FAA Gives Amazon Green Light on Drone Testing – Again  Apr 11, 2015 6:39 PM By Mike O'Brien

The FAA again gave Amazon permission for drone testing, a month after complaints that a previous approval was moot because the vehicle had become obsolete.

USPS Delays Parcel Price Increase  Apr 02, 2015 2:28 PM By Mike O'Brien

The USPS has put on hold planned pricing increases in parcel services until all pricing requests across products were approved by the PRC.

Amazon Expands Prime Now to Dallas  Mar 26, 2015 12:37 PM By Mike O'Brien

Days after going into Baltimore and Miami, Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery is available in Dallas; Amazon also faulted the FAA on slow drone approval.

Free Shipping and Flexibility are Key Global Ecommerce Drivers  Mar 04, 2015 2:27 PM By Mike O'Brien

Convenience, flexible delivery and payment options continue influence online consumers worldwide, says a new study conducted by comScore on behalf of UPS.

Waffle House Will Deliver Your Package Scattered, Smothered and Covered  Feb 25, 2015 6:58 AM By Tim Parry

Be still my clogging arteries. Waffle House has entered the package delivery game. Kinda. Waffle House signed on to be the first official Roadie Roadhouse… Here’s why your package might be delivered with a side of grits.

Dimensional Weight Pricing Is Here and Businesses are Seeing Red  Feb 24, 2015 11:50 AM By Amine Khechfe

Business owners are seeing the cost impact of new dimensional weight pricing from FedEx and UPS and exploring their options.

Forget The Rotting Fruit on West Coast Docks – Where’s My Order from eBay?  Feb 20, 2015 12:20 PM By Mike O'Brien

The intractable West coast port labor dispute may lead to shutdowns costing the U.S. economy $1.9 billion per day, but where’s my Turkish backgammon board?

West Coast Port Shutdown to Continue Through the Weekend  Feb 13, 2015 4:44 PM By Mike O'Brien

The West Coast port shutdown will continue through Monday as the two parties appear no closer to a resolution, as many call on President Obama to step in.

Possible Shutdown Looms Over West Coast Ports as Two Sides Engage in Brinksmanship  Feb 05, 2015 5:51 PM By Mike O'Brien

Barring a major breakthrough, a crippling West Coast port shutdown could happen in 5-10 days, costing the economy $2 billion per day, according to the NRF.






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