Is Multi-Location Order Fulfillment Always The Right Choice?

All businesses want to succeed, but sudden growth can sometimes bring with it a lot of nerve-wracking decisions. As an ecommerce company’s supply chain operations expand to accommodate such growth, shipping processes can become a lot more expensive. Switching to multi-location fulfillment can be a viable option for some firms that have reached this point, … Read more

Will Shippers Jump on the Uber Bandwagon?

Following months of speculation, Uber has finally made a decisive move into the trucking world with its acquisition of Otto, a self-driving trucking platform. The firm’s long-term goal of setting up a national digital freight matching network now appears to be one step closer to reality. Venture capital firms have been looking beyond consumer transit … Read more

How To Gain Efficiency In E-Commerce Logistics

Wal-Mart’s acquisition of Jet.com has upped the stakes significantly in the e-commerce world, particularly when it comes to the battle to dominate the highly lucrative US market. Smaller e-commerce businesses still stand a chance, but only if they focus on their logistics efficiency. Having a unique selling point and clever marketing will go a long … 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