Improving Efficiency, the 3PL Way!
Using a 3PL can help companies improve efficiency. No matter how efficient your supply chain is running, finding ways to improve your supply chain is something you should always be doing. Imagine having a partner that will take care of the most complex, expensive and overlapping aspects of your supply chain. Companies that partner with a …Read More
Why You Should Outsource Your Logistics
Logistics services are necessary for any business involved in the transportation of goods from one point to another. Managing the operations on your own can prove to be overwhelming, especially if you have other pressing matters on hand.
Outsourcing your logistics services to an external service provider or a Third Party Logistics (3PL) company can prove …Read More
5 Types of Warehouse Storage
A warehouse is a planned place used for the handling and storage of goods. The finished goods from the manufacturer or raw materials from suppliers come into the warehouse and then handle and moved according to how they are expected to move through the system. The warehouse is an important place to maintain an efficient …Read More
Choosing the Right 3PL Fulfillment Partner
There are many factors that go into choosing the right fulfillment partner for your company. Outsourcing to a third party doesn’t make the fulfillment process any less complex, so the partner you pick must have the facilities, people, and dedication to pull it all together efficiently. In a way that consistently demonstrates your brand’s promise …Read More
Logistics Management 101: A Beginner’s Guide
Great ideas remain beautiful hypotheticals if there isn’t a way to implement them. Think of the idea as the inspiration, and the organization of that idea as the work required to actualize it. But that work isn’t a one-time activity, of course: it’s a process that flows from one task to the next. There are …Read More
How Can Third-Party Logistics Warehouses Improve Customer Satisfaction?
As a business expands and begins to deliver more products and services to more customers, they must decide whether to outsource its shipping and fulfillment operations. Businesses rely on the supply chain for outsourcing many aspects of their logistics functions, such as distribution, transportation, warehousing, packing, inventory forecasting and fulfillment services. When the processes function …Read More
3PL Food-Grade Warehouse and Distribution
In food supply logistics, sanitation and timely delivery are key. Numerous national and international regulations govern how food must be stored. The specific requirements that your warehouse needs to follow are based on the products that will be stored there (dry, canned, fresh, refrigerated or frozen goods). Understanding these conditions is critical to ensure that …Read More
6 Reasons To Outsource Your Logistics To A 3PL Company
The supply chain becomes more complicated with the advancement of technology, visibility and navigating the risk inherent in working with a variety of carriers. Here at Flex Logistics, we have found that most companies try to handle their own logistics departments when they begin. They believe that in-house is better than outsourcing. While this might …Read More
5 Benefits of Hiring a 3PL Company
One of the growing pains you will face when running a successful business is having too much to handle and not enough time to do it all on your own. It can be challenging for any small-to-medium-sized operation to maintain and grow its client base while using only in-house services. For this reason, many small-to-medium-sized …Read More
The Importance of Logistics in Supply Chain
Management and logistics are vital to any supply chain industry and must coincide to result in a cohesive business plan. Logistics management plays a key role in solving any supply chain problem, as well as in highlighting the company to its biggest competitors. Regardless of the stage at which your business is located, every entrepreneur strives …Read More