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Recently, nearshoring and reshoring have entered the common vernacular of supply chain professionals all across the U.S. These practices have gained tremendous popularity in the last few years, and for good reason. Bringing manufacturing closer to home offers a host of benefits to companies. Furthermore, nearshoring provides many environmental benefits to the world as a

Due to the high demand for shipping space and inflationary trends, there is a noticeable increase in transportation rates across the LTL industry. Caught between a driver shortage, high fuel costs, and high demand for shipping capacity, rates associated with LTL shipping have climbed steadily so far in 2022. However, there are ways to mitigate

  Reusable transport packaging is becoming a rather important supply chain industry buzzword. Likewise, it is increasingly important for businesses to incorporate this concept into their shipping operations as consumer demand changes. In fact, many companies have experienced higher sales as a result of switching to reusable transport packaging as shoppers are shifting more and

— Redwood’s continued culture focus propels company to Best and Brightest recognition for seventh year —   CHICAGO – July 26, 2022– Redwood Logistics (Redwood), one of the fastest-growing supply chain and logistics companies and innovators of LPaaS, Logistics Platform as a Service, announced today that the company has been named a 2022 winner for Chicago’s

— Redwood Logistics’ director of strategic sales, Steve Rose, and a panel of industry veterans to speak on transition tips for veterans–   CHICAGO – July 21, 2022– Redwood Logistics (Redwood), one of the fastest-growing supply chain and logistics companies, announced today that the company will host their annual Veteran in Logistics webinar on Tuesday, July

As you have undoubtedly noticed, fuel prices have remained elevated since the initial dramatic increase in March. This increase is creating issues for the average consumer and business alike.  However, while many businesses are struggling to adjust to the high cost of fuel, parcel carriers are enjoying incredible profits.  In fact, parcel carriers have begun

  Some of the biggest challenges that supply chain companies face when implementing new logistics tech come from improper training of employees. For any new tech to work in your business, you need the employees on the ground to understand how it works and be comfortable using it, otherwise, problems are sure to arise.  In

After years of putting off or ignoring supply chain sustainability in favor of operational sustainability, the average company’s supply chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are now 11.4 times the amount generated by their operations. In retail, that figure soars to 28 times.  Through an insistence on supply chain sustainability, you can dramatically lessen disruptions, reduce

For the past 3 years, we’ve seen unemployment spike to the highest level since they started tracking the data in the 1940’s. Even now, with unemployment back to pre-pandemic levels, more than 4.5 million people are quitting their jobs every month to look for something they consider better – higher pay, better benefits, more flexibility

Summer shipping means dealing with unique seasonal challenges like heat. So as summer heats up, reefer shipments are becoming increasingly in demand throughout the supply chain.  Reefer freight shipments refer to temperature-controlled, refrigerated freight. Any and all products that require cool temperatures require refrigeration so they don’t spoil or get damaged. This includes shipping for

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