The demand for shipping this holiday season is expected to be stronger than ever. In fact, demand for shipping has been strong this year and this is all due to the current economy, which is really quite strong. Throughout the holiday season the trucking conditions should be in favor of carriers.
A cyber attack or virus can bring an entire network of systems to a standstill in the blink of an eye, and it could mean that your supply chain comes to a complete, dead stop. In October, reports emerged that claimed covert microchips had been placed in the servers of Amazon computers – and the potential risk this poses to companies and customers alike should tell you enough.
Here’s why cybersecurity is important to supply chain.
Partial Truckload vs Volume LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipments aren’t the same thing, though it’s easy to get confused by jargon if you’re a newbie in the shipping industry. Here’s the difference between partial truckloads and volume LTL shipments.
Supply chain management is not an easy business to be in, and when hurricane season hits the added pressure can make many businesses crack. Don’t let that be you. If you live in an area that’s prone to hurricanes, then you should start to prepare your supply chain for hurricane season early on – with weather conditions changing all over the world, you should also start preparing if you find yourself in a danger zone near a natural disaster which might affect your supply chain.