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What to look for in the December 2017 edition

Thanks for subscribing to our quarterly logistics newsletter. Our goal is to make this newsletter a quick way to stay informed on what trends are happening in the industry, and to provide updates on our research on innovative supply chain practices. We look forward to sharing a variety of educational and informative features on industry topics, as well as updates on what we do here at FedEx Supply Chain®.

If you haven’t already, be sure to visit our online resource library. This library houses our full collection of whitepapers, case studies, videos, and blog posts. We add content regularly, so be sure to check back often to see what’s new.

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Peak season is here

For many businesses, this time of year requires an increased level of supply chain preparedness in order to meet the large increase of retail orders. Recent trends have shown that customer expectations are continuing to drive businesses to focus more on their supply chain as part of their brand experience. This edition of our logistics newsletter includes several new educational resources about handling the increased volume and unique challenges during this season. Please contact us through our website, or the email listed below if you are interested in talking with one of our experts about how we can help you manage the supply chain challenges facing your business.

any businesses, this time of year requires an increased level of supply chain preparedness in order to meet the large increase of retail orders. Recent trends have shown that customer expectations are continuing to drive businesses to focus more on their supply chain as part of their brand experience. This edition of our logistics newsletter includes several new educational resources about handling the increased volume and unique challenges during this season. Please contact us through our website, or the email listed below if you are interested in talking with one of our experts about how we can help you manage the supply chain challenges facing your business.

New: Transportation email updates

Register for our new email list if you are interesting in getting updates on transportation market conditions, future webinar invites, or just news on what’s happening with FedEx Transportation Management. We recently hosted our first webinar that covered some of the recent market conditions affecting transportation, as well as some tactics that businesses can use to help lessen the impact of these conditions.

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Download our new white paper

If you haven’t already, be sure to download our new white paper, The Retailer’s Atlas for Omnichannel Returns. In this white paper, our experts provide several helpful strategies for navigating reverse logistics in the new retail reality. Learn how businesses can create an appealing return policy while still balancing the complexities of returns.

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Interview with a project engineer

Have you ever wondered how we build supply chain solutions for our customers? Do you know how a project engineer helps to create these solutions? We sat down with Laura Litwin, one of our experienced project engineers, to learn more about how effective solutions are built.

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Challenges for peak season

Interested in learning more about the challenges facing business during peak? Read our new blog post that details three of the main challenges that retailers will face this season. Also, you can view a webinar that we sponsored with Practical Ecommerce that includes tips on how to manage fulfillment during peak.

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Busy retail business owner managing orders during the peak holiday season

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