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How Can Logistics Stay On Top Of The Ecommerce Boom?

As online purchases reach new heights, an ecommerce boom is well and truly underway. The U.S. Department of Commerce reports that online sales rose by an estimated 15.1 percent year-on-year between Q1 2015 and Q1 2016. Online sales totaled $86.3 billion, making up 11.1 percent of overall retail sales, which is a record-breaking ecommerce penetration … Read more

How Do 3PLs Benefit Businesses?

Many companies that ship and handle their freight in-house eventually reach a point where they start to consider ways to make the process more cost-efficient and effective. Businesses started outsourcing shipping and handling in droves following the 2008 recession in order to help get their items out in a more efficient way. As the market … Read more

Making The Most Of Racking And Shelving Options

Many expenses go into calculating storage costs, from the big expense of holding inventory to fixed costs like utilities and rent. New premises often have startup costs, and there are also dynamic costs like stacker cranes, conveyors, and forklifts. A warehouse’s size has a strong influence on labor costs, which typically eat up a big … Read more

Supply Chain Lessons From A Powerful CEO

Mike Duke was named one of the ten most powerful people by Forbes just three years ago. The former Walmart CEO restructured the firm and helped it grow with integrity, setting himself apart from many other CEOs. His background in logistics and distribution helped him to grow the company in many markets around the world. … Read more

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