Come see Haultail at Orgill Spring Market, February 27-29, 2020; Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

Weekly “plastic bag protests” are popping up in front of Publix supermarkets all around the state. Ostensibly, they’re about banning plastic grocery bags; a deeper look reveals the latest chapter in the “Home Rule” battle. “I’m definitely pretty pissed off about it,” says Lisa Merritt, who participated in the kickoff protest on Jan. 11 at read more
Ecommerce spending in the U.S. for November and December posted a new record at $142.5 billion, up 13.1%, according to data from Adobe, while Salesforce pegged worldwide ecommerce spend at $723 billion, an 8% increase. Smartphones accounted for 84% of the 2019 holiday ecommerce growth in the U.S., Adobe said. Retailers also benefiting from the read more
WASHINGTON― Conservation and community organizations sued the Trump administration today for permitting one of the world’s largest plastic plants: Formosa Plastics’ proposed petrochemical complex in St. James Parish, Louisiana. The lawsuit challenges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ failure to disclose the environmental damage and public health risks of the plastic facility under the National read more
Half of sea turtles have ingested plastic, a new study has found, as Greenpeace warns that they could become extinct. The report states that plastic pollution causes death in turtles; once a turtle has consumed as few as 14 pieces of plastic it suffers a 50 per cent chance of mortality. New research from the read more
UK scientists say the recent fires in Australia are a taste of what the world will experience as temperatures rise. Prof Richard Betts from the Met Office Hadley Centre said we are “seeing a sign of what would be normal conditions under a future warming world of 3C”. While natural weather patterns have driven recent read more
Good day, Last-mile delivery of big, bulky goods has high-growth potential but is costly and difficult to pull off. That’s why so few carriers have entered the field despite all the talk of operational synergies. Those who have taken the plunge integrated last-mile deliveries into their core LTL and expedited services in the year prior read more