Robots are now rumbling along London’s streets delivering goods to people, and the company behind the initiative will be explaining how it’s done at the Omni-Channel Conference in London in September. Sandra Sooläte, head of UK operations for Starship Technologies, will look at the future of robotics in logistics; the benefits and challenges of using […]
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World leading robotics and automation suppliers are lining up to exhibit at the Robotics & Automation Exhibition which takes place at the Milton Keynes Arena on 11-12th October. The event offers visitors the opportunity to discover how the latest technologies can improve efficiency, and reduce costs. These are just some of the companies that will […]
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The supply chain is experiencing a rather severe labour deficit – and it doesn’t look like it’s about to recover any time soon. In fact, according to The World Bank, the global problem is going either to remain the same, or in the worst-case scenario, deteriorate even further over the next five years. Fixing the […]
DHL Parcel is to open a mega parcel centre in Bochum, in the Ruhr region. By autumn 2019, the new site will handle up to 50,000 shipments per hour. “Our network – with an average of 4.3 million parcels per day – leads the way in Germany when it comes to capacity and quality,” said […]
The shortage of logistics-related labour is a global problem that will either remain the same or worsen over the next five years, according to a new survey by The World Bank, which calls for a major expansion of training and skills development initiatives in developing countries. The new study, authored by Prof Alan McKinnon, Christoph […]
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CPC posted a BLOG on May 20, 2020 that Millions of Americans have sharply reduced their daily transportation activity in every mode worldwide resulting in reduced demand for fuel. COVID-19 and worldwide demand dropping off a cliff cascaded into fuel prices reaching their lowest point in decades. Currently, diesel fuel pricing has leveled off, but still 23% lower than last year. There’s an opportunity to harness these market conditions and lower shipping costs.
In recent weeks the U.S. Treasury injected YRC Worldwide with $700 million for 30% equity stake in the company. Is this the first step in LTL reverting back to Regulation? There has been some conversation that the loan may be related to future regulations by the Interstate Commerce Commission or other government agencies. We view this as unlikely as we see several logical actions to initiate the loan listed below.
CPC Consultants prides ourselves on being carrier agnostic and seeks solutions that benefit the shipper. Having said that, here is an option by one carrier, FedEx, on their One Rate Shipping solution, which we would like to highlight for you.
FedEx’s One Rate Shipping is touted as an alternative to its other shipping options.