E-retailers continue to struggle with cross-border demand

E-commerce has been the dominant force for change in the air cargo logistics business for the last several years, but online retailers, forwarders, carriers and integrators are still struggling with ways to keep up with the intense demand from international customers to deliver them the world instantly. This was the main theme of the plenary […]

Shipping startup ShipBob closes in on $1.5M funding

ShipBob, a shipping startup, is close to finalizing a $1.5 million round of financing. The Y Combinator-incubated package delivery company ships for businesses, mainly e-commerce ventures. The company launched last August. Today, it ships 8,000 packages per month for more than 100 clients. The company, which claims to be running a profit margin of 50 percent […]