Final Mile Technology

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The Amazon Effect and Final Mile Delivery   According to Forbes’ Insights, the rise of the “Amazon” effect is changing distribution patterns. “In particular, customer demands for ever more rapid fulfillment are forcing businesses of all kinds to warehouse their goods ever closer to intermediate and end-customers.” This continues to disrupt final mile delivery and […]

The Request for Quotation: What Do You Really Need?

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The Request for Quotation (RFQ) process must be updated.   At a recent meeting of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition, Bill Rooney, VP of strategic development for Kuehne + Nagel, said that RFQs are a time suck. He explained that “many of them are way too complicated” and often “lead to suboptimal . . . business […]

Reputation Matters: Final Mile Delivery

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What is final mile delivery?   According to Business Insider, “In a product’s journey from warehouse shelf to customer doorstep, the “last mile” of delivery is the final step of the process–the point at which the package finally arrives at the buyer’s door. In addition to being a key to customer satisfaction, last mile delivery […]

COVID-19 Update: May 27, 2020

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Yellow Phase   Eastern Pennsylvania will enter the Yellow Phase on June 5, Governor Tom Wolf explained during a press conference on May 22.   April: Low Spot for Logistics Industry   April was a bad month for the freight market. According to the latest Cass Freight Index, “freight shipments fell nearly 23% year over year […]

Details Make the Difference in Final Mile Delivery

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Complete Inquiry for Final Mile Customers   Customers these days expect excellent service. They want their freight picked up and delivered without drama, on time, and in pristine condition. And they should! But too often, customers are unaware of the steps necessary to make sure this happens. First and Final mile carriers need complete information […]

Is Your Business a Good Fit for Blue Eagle Logistics?

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Blue Eagle Logistics is a leading provider of same-day and next-day expedited freight and warehousing services. We are experts at time critical shipments, last mile, and custom appointment deliveries. From our locations in Allentown and Scranton, Pennsylvania, we service New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and all points along the Northeast Corridor. We provide our […]

Freight Agents: Making Things Happen–First or Final Mile

  Supply chain disruption is nothing new. In fact, the logistics industry is uniquely ripe for disruption. Even so, the COVID-19 crisis is creating the need to move freight in new modes, in new geographies, and into unfamiliar territories. At the same time, previous sources of support may be shut down, short-staffed, or undermanned, and […]

Supply Chain Resilience

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Supply chain resilience is a responsibility.   Supply chain strategy has been focused on driving costs down, rather than resilience or safety. For years now, lowering costs has been the prime motivator in optimizing the movement of goods and reduction of inventories in the worldwide supply chain. The advent and lingering economic impact of COVID-19 […]

COVID-19 Service Update: Final Mile Trends

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COVID-19 and Essential Business   COVID-19 continues to dominate the news. As the illness spreads in Pennsylvania and other states, COVID-19 will also continue to change companies’ approach to business. Here at Blue Eagle Logistics, we will continue moving the essential freight important to people’s lives. During this countrywide health crisis, our commitment to customers […]

How Blue Eagle Can Help–COVID-19 Support

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Here at Blue Eagle Logistics, we know the COVID-19 Pandemic is creating upheaval, distress, and worry. You’re worried about your families, your employees, your products, and your businesses. It’s a lot to take in. With so much changing, one thing has not and will not change–Blue Eagle Logistics continues to move the freight important to […]