In our continuing series of discussions with top supply-chain company executives, Jim Endres discusses the benefits of good transportation management tools and how they help companies gain better visibility over their shipments and assure accurate payments.
Where do parcel and last-mile operations stand today? How will advances in artificial intelligence and visibility technology change the delivery game?And, perhaps most importantly, what can shippers do to ensure their parcel carriers consider them “shippers of choice”? To get some answers, we asked leading experts from companies participating in DC Velocity’s Last-Mile Theater at Modex 2024. Here’s what they had to say.
It’s the holiday season, and along with increasing package volumes comes the risk of more injuries to delivery workers, especially part-time or seasonal workers unused to physical activity. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent them. Plus: Tech companies answer the call; a new last-mile delivery king is crowned.