Consumer-focused shipments remain front and center in a COVID-19 world

A recent blog by Vivek Vaid, Chief Technology officer, for Chicago-based FourKites, observed that consumer packaged goods (CPG), food and beverage (F&B), and retail payments are leading the way for shipments and “continue to drive overall growth in shipment volumes across the U.S., with a huge surge in less-than-truckload and parcel shipments.”

It may feel like a long time ago, when were all stressed out about getting toilet paper, certain types of food, and many other things, due to the myriad supply chain issues that were caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic back in mid-March. But it really was not all that long ago, in retrospect.

That said, many things have changed since then, and, perhaps, as it relates to tracking shipment types, it really does not come as that much of a surprise to see what shipment types are leading the way in this COVID-19 world.

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