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December 12, 2022

Jing-a-Ling: Delivering the Experiences of a Lifetime Encompassed in a Greeting Card

A picture says a thousand words, and many “Hallmark” moments are memorialized on the front of the holiday cards we send and receive. Outside of the reminders of the season, the holiday card has evolved into a booming business with the Christmas holiday being the most popular time to purchase ...Read more
December 5, 2022

International Volunteer Day

One of the core values of Sonwil is service. Being based in Buffalo, New York, Sonwil is proud to support the community organizations around us. Supporting the Buffalo area and building community ties are crucial to our identity and culture. From our connections with Feed More WNY, beach clean-ups, and ...Read more
November 30, 2022

Holiday Lights, Christmas Trees, and Natural Disasters: A Different Kind of Supply Chain Issue

The holiday season is in full swing, and flocks of people are looking to decorate their homes. From wreaths to trees, lights, and ornaments, 2022 is out with the old and in with the new for the decorating season. Items that have been difficult to find for the last few ...Read more
November 25, 2022

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sell Through or Bust?

It is anticipated that Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales will be significant and perhaps rally to be the biggest comeback since the beginning of the pandemic. Over the past two years, consumers have experienced bare shelves and frustrating trips into both brick-and-mortar and online stores looking to purchase goods that ...Read more
November 23, 2022

Thanksgiving Dinner Table Talk

It is no surprise that turkey prices are at historic highs. Just like most other products, there are shortages, delays, and price increases. The rising costs of labor and fuel are at the forefront of consumers’ minds. As the holiday season is in full swing, these price increases are more ...Read more
October 29, 2022

Why Choose Sonwil

In the United States, there is an estimated 1.6 million drivers hauling 70% of the total freight, making trucking a very impactful industry sector with ever-growing labor requirements. The driver shortage is real. As qualified drivers retire from the industry, there is a lack of newly trained drivers entering the ...Read more
September 14, 2022

Six Reasons You Should Work in Supply Chain

Supply chain outsiders often describe the industry as “Moving something from point A to B.” That is like saying Beethoven was just a piano player or Google is just a search engine. In a time of hyper-globalization, complex supply chains connect the world for everything we eat, for the technology ...Read more
September 14, 2022

Safety Questions Drivers Should Ask Every Carrier

When considering joining a new carrier, drivers typically ask three key questions: What is the pay? How often will I be home? What types of routes are available? Randall Reilly conducted a survey in 2021 of the strongest influences prompting drivers to apply for a new job. Out of 17 ...Read more
September 14, 2022

Strategies for Treating Drivers as the Essential Workers They Are

Look around. Trucks hauled 72.5% of everything you see. The $791.7 billion trucking industry is the lifeblood of America. In fact, 80% of the country relies exclusively on trucking for daily deliveries of essential goods. A 2019 report showed that if trucking stopped, America would too. Medical supplies, life-saving pharmaceuticals, ...Read more