As the holiday season inches closer, companies need to prepare themselves for the onslaught of online buying that is set to take place. According to the 2016 Holiday Outlook from PwC, shoppers will be spending 10 percent more money on gifts this year than they spent last year, while 62 percent of retailers expect their … Read moreLogistics Companies Must Optimize Delivery Methods This Holiday Season
As retailers put all the pieces in place for a successful holiday season, one area that can sometimes get overlooked is international shopping. Domestic approaches won’t cut it when it comes to winning the international e-commerce race, so strategic approaches need to be adopted to reach this valuable group of consumers. It’s a perfectly sound … Read moreDon’t Overlook International Shoppers This Holiday Season
As we head into the fall months, the holiday season is inching ever closer, and retailers and logistics partners need to kick their preparations into high gear. How can you brace your distribution center for the coming storm? The most important piece of advice is to start early. If you haven’t already begun your preparations … Read moreIs Your Distribution Center Ready For The Peak Season?
While many merchant shippers like to keep fulfillment in house and under their control, there are many benefits to be gained by using a 3PL partner. The MCM Outlook Survey found that 3PL use is growing in popularity but only slightly, and it is still far from the norm. In 2015, 21.2 percent of respondents … Read moreMerchant Shippers Find Surprising Benefits With 3pls