Tag: online shopping


Retailers can now provide customized tracking information, shipping alerts to customers

May 23, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

The everyday consumer’s penchant for online shopping has grown exponentially over the past few years. In fact, e-commerce transactions account for about 15% of total retail sales, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. That number climbed […]


Surprise Cargo Surge Could Surpass Last Year’s Holiday Period

November 16, 2020

Via: gCaptain

Freight carriers including container shippers and cargo airlines say global demand is building toward a seasonal peak that could outstrip last year’s as more consumers shop online to overcome coronavirus curbs. Overall, container volumes may dip just 2% in 2020 […]

Impact & Regulations

Demand for Warehouses Rises in Houston Fueled by Online Shopping

April 25, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

The hottest niche in Houston’s recovering real estate market is warehouses, evidence of the city’s growing position as a distribution center for consumer goods in a rapidly evolving retail environment. Vacancies in office and manufacturing space continue to edge upward […]