Demand for warehousing space is still growing with nothing standing in the way of the expansion of this particular type of industrial real estate. According to the first quarter 2018 reporting from Cushman & Wakefield, “US industrial markets absorbed 56. 9 million square feet in the first quarter of 2018, making it the fourth strongest [...]
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The world of third-party logistics and the supply chain is changing quickly these days, largely with help from a boost in technology and demand that’s difficult to fulfill. As they say, “necessity is the mother of invention,” and that certainly seems to be holding true for the world of 3PL. Check out some of the [...]
To anyone in the know as far as the world of modern logistics, it will come as no surprise that eCommerce logistics continue to grow without any end in sight. For the last decade, eCommerce has seen year over year percent increases in the double digits. First Quarter 2018, for example, showed a 16.4 percent [...]
Dietary supplements are a booming industry, so much so that the 2017 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements found that 76 percent of American adults reported having taken a dietary supplement recently. That’s millions of Americans that could be potential customers for your eCommerce or brick-and-mortar supplement store. Selling more dietary supplements, though, relies on [...]
Jumping into a relationship with a great 3rd party logistics company can be a rollercoaster ride, even with the best matches. You both are working hard to try to understand how the other operates on a fundamental level, while still maintaining business as usual for your clients and prospects. It can be a challenging path, [...]
No matter what segment of the retail or B2B market your company happens to fall, you know the pain of returned items. Returns and reverse logistics can be a huge drain on a business, especially those that follow the holiday shopping season. If you don’t have a dedicated reverse logistics team in place, processing so [...]
Selling dietary supplements through the mail can be a seriously competitive (and complicated) business. Not only are you trying to provide a better and more effective selection than others out there, you’re looking for a way to do it with less expense and a faster response to customer orders. It really does feel like an [...]
In a 24/7 world, speed means everything. That goes double for eCommerce and your supply chain. When the big players can get a package to its destination two hours after the customer has placed an order, you can’t afford to make any mistakes. The good news is that speed alone won’t get the job done. [...]
Business is booming, but the orders are backing up and you don’t have time to train a bunch of new employees to help take up the slack. What is an eCommerce business to do? You could hire a great pick and pack service. Of course, not any average 3rd party logistics company will do, you [...]