FWF Blog

Logistics and Transportation: 21 Reasons for Optimism in 2021 

Industry leaders are optimistic that 2021 will be a transformational year for the transportation industry. Experts predict growth in a variety of areas that include those related to hiring trends, distribution demands, and COVID-19 products. 2021 is anticipated to be a successful year in transportation for 21 reasons.  The U.S. economy is relying heavily on truckers amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  There is a […]

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E-Commerce Surge & Capacity Constraints Await Retail Peak Season

COVID-19 has drastically impacted consumers and altered their spending behaviors, causing a significant increase in global e-commerce. According to Transport Topics, “global e-commerce sales are expected to exceed $4 trillion this year compared with $3 trillion in 2019,” as detailed in a logistics trend report.  Shoppers have shown hesitation to go into crowded stores, and as a result, online shopping and pursuing pick–up orders have become their tendency. According to Hartford and Reed on Talk Business […]

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Transportation Industry Takes Stance Against Trafficking

highlighting the purpose of standing together against human trafficking

            Human Trafficking continues to have a large impact on today’s society, especially with the numerous forms of transportation. Traffickers are always on the move, meaning they need a reliable form of transportation. According NBC News “because traffickers often exploit the transportation system to move their victims across the country, […]

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Overview: Foreign Trade Zones

Introduction Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) are utilized by companies that import large amounts of goods as well as those who wish to defer and eliminate import taxes. A Foreign Trade Zone can be an effective, cost-reducing strategy for any logistics operation. The number of FTZ’s continues to grow each year and […]

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