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shipping vessel delayed at port containing foreign ecommerce goods for 3PLs

Posted March 03, 2021 | Logistics, Industry Insights, Shipping

What Supply Chain Delays Mean for 3PL Warehouses

How 3PL Warehouses Can Prepare for Port Congestion and Supply Chain Delays I live in Southern California, home to the largest ports on the west coast: the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach. When we...

3PL Warehouse regulatory compliance with worker adhering to policy

Posted February 09, 2021 | Industry Insights, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends

2021 Supply Chain Regulatory Outlook

The COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020 was a Black Swan event that disrupted a multitude of businesses and industries. Simultaneously, it accelerated pre-existing trends like the growth of ecommerce at the...

omnichannel fulfillment 3PL warehouse supporting ecommerce businesses

Posted February 02, 2021 | Industry Insights, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Ecommerce

Omnichannel Fulfillment To Drive Success for 3PLs in 2021

There is no denying the impact last year has had on many of us. It brought changes to where we work, how we live, where we shop, and what we buy. So much so that U.S. consumers spent $211.5 billion...

3PL Warehouse filled with boxes

Posted December 10, 2020 | 3PL Improvement, 3PL Growth, Industry Insights, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends

Annual Planning Series: Warehouse Space Capacity

50% of 3PL Warehouses Operating Above Capacity Today At beginning of this year, I purchased a 2020 planner. I made goals and planned vacations. But I think we all know how this story ends… me...

Female using data from for decisions in a 3PL warehouse

Posted December 01, 2020 | Logistics, Industry Insights, Inventory Management, Warehouse Technology

How are Private and Public (3PL) Warehouses Different?

Can You Switch Between Them? Left or right, Coke or Pepsi, private or public. A seemingly binary choice, but it has far more meaning and nuance than people realize. On the one hand you have private...

2020 Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Third-Party Logistics Professionals

Posted November 05, 2020 | Logistics, Industry Insights, Peak Season, Ecommerce, Fulfillment

2020 Peak Season Holiday Shipping Deadlines for Ecommerce

Don’t Miss USPS, UPS, and FedEx Cutoff Dates I don’t know about you, but I love buying gifts for the holidays. Every year I make my list, plan my shopping day, and get excited about seeing all the...

3PL Warehouse Worker Checking Warehouse Report Data on a Tablet

Posted November 03, 2020 | Logistics, 3PL Growth, Industry Insights, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Big Data

Industry First: The Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Benchmark Report

What 3PLs Need to Know to Plan for 2021 Every year as we head into the holiday season, I carve out time to reflect on what I’m thankful for and assess what went well or poorly throughout the year....

Trend Analysis for 3PL Warehouses

Posted October 27, 2020 | Industry Insights, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Peak Season, Ecommerce

3PL Warehouses Won't Believe These Peak Season Trending Markets

It seems like just yesterday that non-essential businesses closed and basic household items like hand sanitizer and toilet paper were sold out at almost every grocery store. Sure, hand sanitizer...

3PL warehouse peak season deliveries with many ecommerce packages

Posted October 22, 2020 | 3PL Improvement, Industry Insights, Peak Season, Efficient Operations

The Black Friday Checklist for Your 3PL Warehouse

It's that time of year again! That's right, it's almost the holidays and that means, you guessed it, the busy season! As with seemingly everything this year, 2020 has geared up to be different than...

Fulfillment by amazon vs. 3PLs

Posted October 06, 2020 | Industry Insights, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Peak Season, Ecommerce, Fulfillment

The Impact of Amazon Prime Day on 3PL Warehouses

It’s official. Amazon Prime Day 2020 is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13th after many months of delays. Some thought it might be cancelled all together considering the impacts COVID-19 has had on...