Blog

Shipping Trends Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

  • February 03, 2021
  • Jeff Clark
  • Reading Time: 5 minutes
Red Lorry on M1 motorway in motion near London

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed shipping in seismic ways. The ripple effects will extend into 2021 and well beyond. Pre-pandemic, most goods followed a traditional, well-defined shipment journey — for example, from China to a shipping port to a national distribution center (DC) to regional DCs to stores. COVID-19 forced those journeys to change. Manufacturers, retailers …

Read More

The Forefront of Cold Chain Monitoring for Vaccine Shipping

  • December 08, 2020
  • Jeff Clark
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Vial of frozen vaccine

Preparations for a COVID-19 vaccine rollout highlight the complex nature of vaccine shipping and the need for real-time cold chain monitoring of sensitive cargoes. How do you ship a vaccine that must be kept at freezer or even deep-freeze temperatures without ruining it? Especially when you’re shipping millions of vials across the globe to stop …

Read More

Real-Time Cargo Tracking Solves Holiday Shipping Challenges

  • December 03, 2020
  • Jeff Clark
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes

For retailers and carriers, real-time shipment visibility is more critical than ever this holiday shopping season. The impact of COVID-19 is reshaping holiday buying, with the usual crush of in-store shopping giving way to more click-and-ship purchasing. Pent-up desire to spend discretionary income may push mouse clicks even higher. Rather than fill store back rooms …

Read More