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Suez Canal Blocked: One Year Later

With so many links in a supply chain, all the pieces have to fit together to keep global commerce running smoothly. If there are disruptions, products may not reach your customers. A delay or bottleneck at one place can cause massive disruptions everywhere else. For a while, merchants were able to buy new inventory or […]

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Holiday
Holiday Shopping Recap 2021: Supply Disruptions, Bracketing Nightmares, and a Very Early Start

If the 2021 holiday shopping season seemed a little “weird,” that’s because it was. After a particularly stressful 2020 holiday season amid Covid-19 lockdown, many consumers expected to have a semi-normal season this year with family gatherings (at least small ones) and gift-giving. Supply chain breakdowns, shipping delays, and the ongoing pandemic—now filled with additional […]

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Holiday
Supply Chain Delays and Carrier Delays Can Impact the 2021 Holiday Season

Shoppers are going to experience a mix of old and new concerns heading into the 2021 holiday shopping season. Americans are more willing to go to in-person events, travel, and shop this holiday season than in 2020 thanks to increased vaccinations. Many Americans are ready to start buying again. While this is a good sign, […]

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Shipping News
What Slower USPS First Class Mail Transit Time Means for You

Consumers and merchants alike have likely experienced delayed shipments since the onset of COVID. The USPS, FedEx, and UPS have each felt the stresses of increased demand on their operations. USPS has been hit especially hard by the stress ecommerce has placed on carriers. Delivering to every address every day is demanding. Even down to […]

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