Blog - Logistics & Business Insights

Growing As A Third Party Logistics Provider

Anthony 9/7/2016 4:44:35 PM

            When selecting a 3PL (third party logistics) provider, technology has become an important aspect to meet the timely requirements for additional volume transactions on order fulfillment services. As a result, 3PL (third party logistics) providers must continually invest in their technology to ensure that they don't fall behind from the competition.             Third party logistics providers need to work with other supply chain partners and vendors in order to be able to provide re....
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Third Party Logistics Providers 3PL vs 4PL

Anthony 7/11/2016 6:56:46 PM

Logistics is the coordination of plans to have items or services moved from businesses to end consumers. Within logistics itself, there are various services that the term can be broken down into - order fulfillment, shipping, warehousing and etc. Once you break down the term into different segments, you realize that all these different services together make up logistics. Then there is Third Party Logistics (3PL) and Fourth Party Logistics (4PL). Third Party Logistics (3PL) is your convention....
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Drop Shipping - What it is and what it can do for your business

Anthony 6/23/2016 2:49:04 PM

Drop shipping is a term that is used in Logistics frequently. What does it mean and what is the purpose of drop shipping? Drop shipping (also referred to as dropship) is a fulfillment service in supply chain management which allows individuals to sell items without physically possessing the item (ex. Amazon drop shipping). In simple terms, drop shipping lets you buy products from a wholesaler and ship the item directly to your customer without you physically having the product. Drop shippi....
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"We Shouldn't Do Anything Yet" - The Art Of Decision Making

Anthony 5/25/2016 3:23:58 PM

Whether personal or work related, decision making is one of the hardest things to do. How many times have you had to make decisions which you wish that you could have chosen otherwise?  Oddly enough, there are always various reasons to the choices made by individuals (and as a matter of fact, even organizations) - timing, circumstances, financials, capital capacity etc. But when you boil down the reason to it's core essence, they always come to the same conclusion -  There was simply in....
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Amazon is going to launch their own private products

Shazary 5/19/2016 3:51:03 PM

        Amazon is now trying to launch their own private label food, cleaning products and baby goods for their Prime members. They also plan in opening new brick and mortar stores beyond their Seattle book store. There planning in opening one in San Diego.         That's because Prime members are so profitable. They spend on average about $1,100 per year, compared to $600 per year for non-members, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners. There is an average of 54 million Prime m....
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Understanding The Importance Of Continuous Improvement

Anthony 5/18/2016 4:46:52 PM

Organization and individuals.  They are both dependendt on each other and very much related. We have to understand the importance of continuous improvement is not only for individuals but equally important for organizations as well. Continous improvement can be deemed as a culture that should be emphasized on both the employer and employees. Instead of pointing fingers and blaming when a situation arises, we need to understand the issue and work collectively to implement a positive change. T....
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