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Falvey Shippers Summer Meetings 2018

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 10:02:00 AM

The Falvey Shippers team met last week at our headquarters in North Kingstown, RI for our annual Summer Meetings. Each day was full of dialogue and sessions that reflected on the year to date, and planned for the future. Here’s a quick recap:   […]

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Warehouse Management Technologies That Reduce Risk

Posted: Jul 24, 2018 8:07:00 AM

With the surge in e-commerce, the warehouse has emerged as a crucial if increasingly complicated element of the supply chain. Establishing systems that make inventory visible both within distribution centers and at the warehouse level can pose a serious logistical challenge. Compound this with the need for systems that effectively manage transportation,... […]

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Risky Business: 3 Ways to Mitigate Transportation Liability

Posted: Jul 17, 2018 8:12:00 AM

As a third-party logistics company or broker, you’re in a unique position to help educate shippers on transportation best practices. You have the expertise and the access to keep all parties informed. Aside from simply being good business, this will strengthen your professional relationships and protect your own company from liability. Here are three... […]

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5 Emerging Trends In E-Commerce Shipping

Posted: Jun 19, 2018 8:23:00 AM

“The e-commerce industry is growing” is a familiar story, but don’t let the persistence of that headline numb your eyes. E-commerce sales numbers are staggering, reaching over $123 billion in the first quarter of 2018. This steady growth has pressured everyone from retailers to carriers to keep up with consumer preferences. The trends are evolving almost... […]

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Transportation Risks In Reverse Logistics

Posted: Jun 13, 2018 9:34:00 AM

For decades, the shipping industry has been focused on improving forward logistics. Operations teams have spent endless hours figuring out the fastest, safest, and cheapest ways to get products to consumers. Yet with the rise of e-commerce and “free returns” sweet talk from retailers, the backward loop of reverse logistics is becoming just as much of a... […]

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Best Practices for Shipping Machinery & Parts

Posted: Jun 5, 2018 10:38:00 AM

Machinery is typically heavy, odd sized, and valuable, which can make shipping a challenge. Whether it’s a printing press, farming equipment, or parts for a wind turbine, transporting these types of items safely and successfully takes know-how from experienced professionals. […]

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Updates To Our Privacy Policy

Posted: May 29, 2018 4:49:00 PM

Falvey Insurance Group and its member companies, which includes Falvey Shippers Insurance, continue to keep your information protected and safe. […]

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AI In The Supply Chain

Posted: May 22, 2018 8:28:00 AM

The globalization of supply chains has allowed trade to flourish, but added layers of complexity and cost. Companies are racing to find ways to operate more efficiently and affordably without undermining the integrity of the supply chain — and those who figure it out first will lead the industry. Artificial intelligence presents a huge opportunity to win... […]

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The Transportation Risks In Last-Mile Logistics

Posted: May 15, 2018 8:49:00 AM

The last mile is a critical part of any transportation strategy and the competition is fierce among companies providing this service. The only way to compete without opening your business up to liability is to fully understand the risks at play in last-mile logistics. […]

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Handle With Care: Best Practices For Shipping Electronics

Posted: May 8, 2018 8:16:00 AM

For those in the shipping industry, the world is getting smaller. The growing demand to ship cargo cross-country and globally means that more products are traveling greater distances. This is especially true of electronics. According to the Consumer Technology Association, U.S. consumer electronics sales is expected to reach a record $351B in 2018. With... […]

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