Just-In-Time Delivery Services Explained

The consumer landscape is has changed. Consumers now demand same-day delivery, free shipping and near instant access to more items than a brick and mortar store can hold. Current changes are happening in retail and the impending doom for traditional store models are in the foreseeable future. In order to compete with monster companies like Amazon, Wal-Mart, …Read More

FedEx Introduces 2021 Rate Increases

FedEx, the global freight transportation and logistics services provider, announced that its shipping rates are set to increase, effective January 4, 2021. While the 4.9% average increase matches previous years, there are a lot of changes that might affect your future shipping costs.

Besides FedEx’s residential surcharge adjustments, other notable adjustments include FedEx ground shipment costs, …Read More

Cardboard Usage in the e-Commerce Era

From groceries to gadgets, corrugated boxes have always been the predominant shipping container trusted to transport all kinds of products. Cardboard boxes are being deposited on doorsteps across America in record numbers! But what about the consequences of all that packing material?

Well, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of e-commerce transactions increased by …Read More

Advantages of Automation in an e-Commerce Warehouse

The e-commerce industry has experienced an astounding rate of growth. While this is obviously great news for the bottom line, it has forced retailers, e-commerce giants, warehouse management system vendors, third-party logistics providers and integrators to re-evaluate their use of technology, specifically of automation. Handling orders in batches and package stations using label-guns and antiquated …Read More

Benefits of Quality Control Inspection Services

A third-party quality control service operates as a support for your supply chain. Whether you source locally or internationally, quality control requires constant attention. When your product must meet certain requirements to sell, verifying the capabilities of your suppliers is critical.

When it comes to quality control and assurance, your business should embrace the best services …Read More