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Happening Now: Will Vaccine Mandate Keep Drivers Away?

Sep 15, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in Happening Now

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According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, trucking companies are concerned that the new federal vaccination and testing mandate which seeks to curb the spread of COVID-19 may keep drivers away from available trucking positions.

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Happening Now: Record number of ships in port at L.A./Long Beach

Sep 13, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in Happening Now

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As we head into peak season, supply chain congestion at/near the ports of Southern California is only getting worse – especially when it comes to container ship congestion.

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What does AIB certification mean for 3PL providers?

Sep 9, 2021 / by Jim Marcoly posted in Food Supply Chain, Food Logistics

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If your company is looking for a food-grade third-party logistics (3PL) provider, there’s a lot of vetting required to make sure it can protect the integrity of your products. From the size and cleanliness of the warehouse to the safety and procedural knowledge of employees, there are many telltale signs that distinguish the best food-grade 3PLs from the rest of the pack. One of the most important of these signs is AIB certification, which shows that a provider truly walks the walk when it comes to food product safety.

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Happening Now: Drayage Surcharges from C.H. Robinson

Sep 2, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in Happening Now

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According to an article in Yahoo! Finance, logistics provider C.H. Robinson has announced that it will begin levying drayage surcharges to its customers. These surcharges are a response to continued congestion-related issues at ports across the U.S.

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New Weber eBook: outsourcing omni-channel order fulfillment to a 3PL

Aug 31, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in Vendor Compliance, Logistics Systems, eCommerce Fulfillment, Multi Channel Fulfillment, Labor issues

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Weber's new eBook, A Guide to Outsourcing Omni-Channel Fulfillment to a 3PL, identifies 7 key characteristics you should look for in a 3PL provider that can handle both your B2B and B2C fulfillment ops.  The following is an excerpt of the full (free) eBook, which you can access  below. 

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Happening Now: Warehouse jobs continue to go unfilled

Aug 18, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in Happening Now

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A new article in Freight Waves shows that the number of unemployed workers that formerly worked within the warehousing industry is much higher than national unemployment levels.

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Reasons for drayage truck driver shortage and how the right 3PL can help

Aug 12, 2021 / by Jerry Critchfield posted in Southern California Ports, Port Logistics, Drayage

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The current driver shortage affects every mode of trucking, port drayage included. What you may not realize, however, is that this shortage of drayage drivers is not new – it didn’t begin with COVID-19 or even in the years leading up to the pandemic. In this article, we’ll examine the reasons for the truck driver shortage among drayage drivers and tell you why your transportation provider’s culture is key to sourcing the capacity you need.

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Happening Now: Import surge may last into 2022

Aug 5, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in Happening Now

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As 2021 has had its share of supply chain challenges – particularly related to container imports – we all are looking for the light at the end of the tunnel and a semblance of normalcy.

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Happening Now: Impact of Driver Shortage on Drayage Ops

Aug 3, 2021 / by Weber Logistics posted in Happening Now

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While everyone is familiar with the current driver shortage, many overlook the fact that drayage operations are affected by this shortage just as much as long-haul, LTL or other modes of trucking.

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Impact of COVID on eCommerce fulfillment operations

Jul 29, 2021 / by Todd Naramore posted in Public Warehousing, eCommerce Fulfillment

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In the pre-pandemic world of 2019, eCommerce accounted for 15.8% of all sales in the U.S. That figure ballooned with the COVID-19 pandemic to 21.3% – an increase of 44% – in 2020. This extreme growth in such a short period of time has led to growing pains that are still being felt within the eCommerce industry. In this article, we’ll examine some of the key effects of the pandemic on eCommerce fulfillment operations and explore ways that your company can mitigate these effects by partnering with a 3PL provider.

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