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Tom Nightingale, CEO of AFS Logistics

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We’ve been hearing a lot of reports that suggest this year’s peak season could wind up being a bit “eh” for many businesses. What’s your

Ever wonder why it’s important to officially thank the 3.54 million professionals who keep most of our country’s essential goods moving? Here are just a

There are some years when NFL referees are more “penalty happy” than others. (Hello 2021, we’re talking to you!). Those of us who work in

It was “déjà vu all over again” when we opened the July issue of Inbound Logistics magazine and discovered that AFS had been selected as

These six highlights of the UPS-Teamsters contract apparently proved to be just what both organizations needed in order to hammer out their latest agreement.

It’s almost been 3 ½ years since the national parcel carriers suspended their Guaranteed Service Refunds (GSRs). And since then, they’ve only reinstated them for

A few weeks ago, the logistics industry was still sweating the possibility of a UPS Teamsters strike that would have temporarily sidelined more than 300,000

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve undoubtedly seen the big July headlines being brought to you by the colors Yellow and Brown (aka

What’s up with industry rates? Absolutely nothing. In the words of the immortal Johnny Cash, even parcel prices went down, down, down during the second

Are you familiar with the game “Two Truths and A Lie”? It’s an entertaining activity that requires each player to make three statements about themselves

A lot of statistics out there suggest that many shoppers want same – or next-day delivery – and that they expect two- or three-day delivery.

Temperatures may be rising. But the sometimes-heated contract dispute between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) has finally cooled

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