Making gelato e-commerce friendly is like starting a new business

Jun 18, 2021
Uli Nasibova of Uli's Gelato in Los Angeles, sees her future online, but getting there could mean some trial and error.
"I spent the first six or seven months creating an e-commerce solution for shipping my gelato, and the economics of that already aged," says Uli Nasibova, owner of Uli's Gelato.
Nina Uemurasachi

Inflation watch: Shipping container rates and prices soar on U.S. customer demand

Mar 17, 2021
Clogged U.S. ports don't just mean a longer wait time for you, the consumer. They also mean ripple effects for Chinese exporters.
Shipping traffic jams in North American are creating a container shortage in China, where almost all containers are manufactured.
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One-day shipping is really costly for Amazon. But it's used to that.

Feb 3, 2020
To get customers their orders faster, Amazon spent an additional $1 billion in its latest quarter.
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Free shipping has hidden costs

Apr 15, 2016
In his new book, “Door to Door,” Edward Humes uncovers the surprising details of global transportation.
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The steel business is trying to stay strong

Aug 25, 2015
A strong U.S. dollar makes exports tough.

Shipping firms' departures sink Port of Portland

Apr 7, 2015
The pullouts by Hanjin and Hapag-Lloyd threaten the port's container business.

UPS and FedEx increase fuel surcharge – because they can

Feb 3, 2015
Opposite of a price war: Despite cheaper fuel costs, shipping companies charge more.

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