Isn’t it time you broke the 80/20 rule?

Applying the 80/20 rule to electronic data exchange is all very well, but why not aim higher? In 1896, Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto noted that around 80 per cent of the land in Italy was owned by 20 per cent of the population. He also noted that 20 per cent of the peapods in his…

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Don’t be the firm that ruins Christmas

How Kewill DropShip can help you to manage emotional expectations at peak times The season of goodwill towards all is nearly upon us. Present buying is beginning in earnest, people are searching for the ideal outfit for their Christmas parties, Christmas decorations are being sourced and all the food and drinks for the special Christmas…

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Merry Christmas!

Do you know the most diligent freight forwarder in the world? Santa Claus is coming soon – thanks to Kewill!

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Four Reasons to be Thankful for Supply Chain Managers

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to take a moment and think about what you appreciate most in life, especially the people with whom you rely on. Being a supply chain manager isn’t easy; they are the first ones to take the heat when a delivery doesn’t show up on time or when…

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A Whole New World: Is Digitalization the Answer?

Just a decade ago, it would have been unthinkable to be able to generate revenue without any assets. Yet, some of the world’s largest companies today do just that; Uber does not own taxis, Airbnb does not own real estate and Facebook does not create content.

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There is only one Boss… and it’s not Tech

Technological change has always been at the heart of human progress, and as we all know, business is all about progress. The last few years have seen a massive wave of digitization sweep across entire industries. Still, amidst this wave of disruption, one constant remains – the customer.

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The Perfect Gift for Retailers this Christmas

It is almost that magical time of the year where decorations abound and children excitedly open gifts from Santa Claus (also known as Dad). It is the joyous season where everyone comes together for a good bonding session and of course, enjoy the delicious Christmas dinners. A month prior to this happy occasion, parents have…

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Kewill Noted by Smithsonian as Key Player in the Postal Service

Kewill is proud of its long and collaborative history with the United States Postal Service. We have been helping people all over the world send and receive mail – over a billion pieces of mail since 1975. Because of this, Kewill is featured in a new exhibit in the Smithsonian Postal Museum, America’s Mailing Industry,…

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Choosing Software: Cheeseburger or Chicken Soup?

Do you remember the last time you had a Cheeseburger? It was quick, cheap and dirty. But it tasted so good. How about the last time you had a bowl of Chicken Soup? It probably did not feel as satisfying but it was healthy and felt wholesome for your mind and body. It is not always easy to make the best decision when confronted with tough choices. Choosing forwarding software, similarly, is a choice between a Cheeseburger and Chicken Soup.

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The Hanjin Effect: The end of shipping as we know it

Hanjin’s collapse could not have happened at a worse time, with cargo volume at near-peak levels ahead of the year-end holiday season. Uncertainty is permeating down the entire supply chain and paralysing the logistics industry. Without doubt, this is going to have a serious negative impact on the top and bottom lines of major retailers around the world.

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ACE & AES: Logistics Synonyms, Explained

For about a year now, you’ve seen us write post…after post…and after post on the delayed ACE deadlines. However, as of last month, ACE is now the sole CBP-authorized EDI system for processing electronic entry and entry summary filings of certain entry types.   While initial feedback and reporting on how the full digital transition process…

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