How to Negotiate 3PL Warehousing Contracts and The Key Considerations

3PL Warehousing - Key Considerations

The start of a successful 3PL warehousing partnership begins with the contract. There will be a lot of discussion between the 3PL and the shipper about what they want from the contract, but there are a few key things to keep in mind when reviewing 3PL solutions and how a 3PL provider can best do […]

How Logistics Can Kickstart Your Career and the Available Jobs

Logistics Can Kickstart Your Career

The logistics industry is constantly growing, as companies strive to stay competitive. Whether you’re a college student looking for a career change or an experienced professional looking for a new opportunity, the logistics industry has plenty of available jobs. Let’s review some of the opportunities available with logistics companies in the USA and how to […]

The Critical Components of Any Logistics RFP

Critical Components of Any Logistics RFP

Requests for proposals (RFP) outline all the expectations and requirements for a business partnership. Your logistics RFP will be the baseline document for any potential business partnership. However, it is important to remember that not all businesses will have the same requirements or expectations. So, it is important to tailor your RFP to the specific […]

What is Direct Store Delivery and What are the Benefits?

Direct Store Delivery Benefits

Direct store delivery is a logistics method that allows for products to be directly delivered to a store from a supplier or a distributor. With growing online shopping and an increase in the number of people who prefer to have items shipped to their homes or a location nearest to them, direct store delivery is […]

How Industry 4.0 Innovations Enable 4PL Solutions That Improve Logistics

Modern logistics and shipping are more complicated than ever, and due to their global nature, often affected by factors far beyond the control of shippers or even their transportation partners. We saw this during the major pandemic disruptions of 2020-21, as global supply lines faltered, and economic activity was inhibited around the world. However, as […]

Pool Consolidation and Pool Distribution Logistics – Optimizing Your Loads

Freight shipment costs are rising, and smart strategies are needed to keep your logistics costs from cutting too deeply into profits. For many companies, this involves embracing Less-Than-Load (LTL) strategies – combining smaller shipments together to fill up a truck, to reduce the number of individual trucks being used. There are two major strategies for […]

The Most Important Logistics KPIs You Need to Track (Part 2)

Welcome back. This two-part series is focused entirely on helping you identify issues in your logistical operations by drilling down on the most important goals, and the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) which enable action towards those goals. In the previous article, we covered the importance of creating a logistical scorecard to track your success, as […]

The Most Important Logistics KPIs You Need to Track (Part 1)

For many organizations, logistics are absolutely vital to their operations – but also a significant source of costs, which can become hard to control due to fluctuations in global supply lines and fuel costs. To prevent logistics costs from becoming a drag on profitability, better logistic management solutions are needed.  New solutions center on overseeing […]

6 Tips for Effectively Managing Your Logistics With Logistics Management Solutions

If you’re like most business owners, you probably wear a lot of hats. You’re responsible for marketing, sales, operations, and sometimes even finance. It can be tough to manage it all successfully. That’s where logistics management comes in. Logistics management is the process of organizing and coordinating the flow of goods and services from supplier […]

How Freight Forwarders Make Your Importing Easier: Part 2

In our last blog post, we talked about the five ways freight forwarders can make importing easier for their clients. Today, we will discuss five more ways in which freight forwarders can help streamline the process! Keep reading to learn how your business can benefit from working with a logistics company today. The Newest Software […]