When considering partnering with KDL to assist them with the management of their logistics operation, most companies face two questions. Do they hire KDL or do they do it themselves. Coming up with the answer to this question is easier than they think.
The above Transportation Services Index measures the movement of freight in the U.S. This data is collected by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and put out by the Bureau of Transportation of Statistics to give insight and visibility to the public about the transportation climate.
The Incoterms rules or International Commercial Terms are a series of pre-defined commercial terms published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). They are widely used in International commercial transactions or procurement processes. A series of three-letter trade terms related to common contractual sales practices, the Incoterms rules are intended primarily to clearly communicate the tasks, costs, and risks associated with the transportation and delivery of goods.
This week news broke out about Amazon's new and improved delivery drone. This new version flies up to 400 feet, can go in a 15 mile radius and will deliver products right in your backyard within hours of ordering. Granted, the likely hood this being a reality any time soon is slim mostly because of a ton of regulatory hurdles. But it shows Amazon's ingenuity and ability to keep pushing the limits.