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 moreHow Do 3PLs Benefit Businesses?
Logistics has been around for a long time, but it has never evolved quite so much in such a short span of time as it has in the past two decades. If you had any doubt about how different things can be after just 20 years, think about 1996: that was the year the first … Read moreLook To The Past For Clues About The Future Of 3PL
What does eCommerce logistics look like as we reach the midpoint of 2016? Between 2011 and 2012, eCommerce logistics grew to reach 5 percent of all retail operations, and it’s now the main driver of small package logistics. With small packages accounting for $82.2 billion of the overall logistics industry and growing, an increase in … Read moreeCommerce Logistics Continues to Evolve
What started out as an unassuming online bookstore has now become the undisputed leader in retail. Amazon is one of the biggest success stories of the modern retail era, and its supply chain management philosophy has been instrumental in making sure it brings products to millions of people around the world in record speeds at … Read moreHow Amazon is Transforming Supply Chain Management