Distribution & Supply Chain Insights


UPS, Teamsters Agree in Principle to Changes with SurePost Delivery

UPS, through meetings with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, has recently reached a tentative agreement to reduce the size of SurePost packages eligible for delivery through the U.S. Postal Service. This move aims to optimize operations and enhance efficiency in the final mile of package delivery. While specific details have not been disclosed, the agreement holds potential implications for both UPS and its customers.

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The State of Inventory and Its Impacts on Profitability

As inventories pile up, warehousing and inventory management continue to be a significantexcess-inventory-affecting-profit challenge for businesses.  This environment is continuing to drive up costs and hurting profitability.  We explore the impact of excess inventory on companies and discuss strategies to address this issue. 

For context, according to a recent CNBC Supply Chain Survey, many companies are struggling to manage their warehouse inventories, which are putting pressure on their bottom line. The survey, conducted between March 3-21, involved 90 logistics managers.   Respondents provided insights on current inventory levels, inflationary pressures, and strategies for managing excess inventory.

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Developing a Warehouse Move Plan

Developing a warehouse move plan is critical to successfully transitioning to a new facility. Here are key aspects to plan for months before your intended move in date.

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