A Third-Party Logistics Provider Is a Valuable Aid to Small Businesses

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A third-party logistics (3PL) provider can be a real lifesaver for businesses. These companies deal with all aspects of procurement, distribution and transportation so that businesses can focus on their products or services without getting bogged down by other details. 3PLs can help to streamline sourcing and manufacturing, or procurement. They might be tasked with … Read moreA Third-Party Logistics Provider Is a Valuable Aid to Small Businesses

Shipping Only Certain Goods Internationally

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Last week, we shared with you some of our top tips for navigating the international shipping waters, but what if you still can’t make it work for all the products you offer? Let’s take a look at some shipping tips for those businesses that are only sending selected products internationally. Perhaps the logistics are simply … Read moreShipping Only Certain Goods Internationally

4 Essential Components of Sound E-Commerce Logistics Management

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Management is an important part of every business, but nowhere is this more crucial than in the case of e-commerce. Effective logistics management is essential in every step of e-commerce. Here’s a look at four essential components of solid e-commerce logistics management. Product Sourcing Whether you make your products yourself or you’re getting them from … Read more4 Essential Components of Sound E-Commerce Logistics Management

How Predictive Analytics Helps Logistics Management Make Sound Decisions

Data has always played an important role in logistics, but the rise of big data has driven a strong and rather sudden need for a way to effectively filter, aggregate and validate it in order to glean meaningful insights. In particular, data analytics is now being used in logistics to drive informed decision making in … Read moreHow Predictive Analytics Helps Logistics Management Make Sound Decisions