Finding a third-party logistics (3PL) provider you can count on requires due diligence into performance history and resources, writes Kyle tGholston of Conexus.
This story examines what customers want in an e-commerce operation and shares fulfillment strategies that merchants use to keep those customers happy.
Monitoring contracts, delivery commitments, and contingency plans helps online retailers keep their supply chains running smoothly, writes John Haber of Spend Management Experts.
Transporting goods via truck and rail services offers shippers economy and efficiency benefits. Site selection teams evaluating intermodal sites also consider factors such as labor, transportation infrastructure, and utility costs.
Minnesota’s warehouse tax may push jobs out of state.
Danny Monson of States Logistics Services Inc. offers tips to help shippers confirm a logistics service provider is financially stable before signing a logistics service contract.
For chemical logistics providers, safety on the truck and in the warehouse is of paramount importance.
Logistics providers can help shippers save money through decreased labor, lower overhead, and technology tools.
Perishable shipments such as produce and pharmaceuticals require temperature monitoring and careful handling.
Four companies worked with 3PLs to make over their logistics operations, so they could meet evolving business demands.