Using Fulfillment to Enhance the Client Experience

Customers, on the whole, are pretty easy to please. Get them their package on time, with all the contents inside, to the correct location, and they’re good. But how could that experience be better? Businesses everywhere are looking for the next best thing to cultivate a “best customer experience.” So much so that over 50-percent of businesses will invest in customer experience innovations in 2018.

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How Data and Business Intelligence Are Changing the Shipping Industry

Gone are the days of faxing, whiteboard flowcharts, and paper files. Today businesses are undergoing digital makeovers to make their businesses more efficient, more profitable, and to fully leverage the power of their data. By harnessing your data and marrying it to a quality business intelligence (BI) solution, you can transform data into a blueprint for the future of your business. And let’s face it, BI is no longer an optional logistics tool; as regulations increase and the demand for 100-percent transparency and trackability continue to grow, companies must have it to take control of logistics operations. Here are a few ways data and business intelligence can positively impact shipping. Continue reading…



What Is Lean Logistics and How Can It Benefit Your Business?

For companies that want to reduce costs while at the same time improve performance, a supply chain processed called lean logistics is a perfect partner. Lean logistics increase efficiencies, which in turn, create positive customer experiences. By incorporating lean logistics principles or partnering with a 3PL with a foundation in lean logistics, you can grow your business while minimizing risk and expanding profit.

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Three Logistics E-Commerce Trends to Watch in 2018

As e-commerce continues its meteoric rise, more and more companies need to significantly increase their logistics performance. How can that impact your business? For businesses that want to grow their position in the supply chain, understanding key trends in logistics is critical to success. Here are a few to watch for in 2018. Continue reading…


Why Cold Chain Pharma is So Hot Right Now

When we think cold chain, we most often think of food. However, as the pharmaceutical industry continues its consistent growth, there are more and more drugs being produced which require cold chain services with multi-touchpoints to ensure viability and safety. Continue reading…



3 Key Benefits of Outsourcing to a 3PL

When expanding their business, many business leaders find that continuing to use an in-house fulfillment system is no longer feasible. Scaling your workforce and warehouse to fluctuating demands can not only be costly and imperfect but can lead to errors and unhappy clients. Along with that, foreign regulations, customs, languages, licensures, currency distinctions, and finding local suppliers are just a few of the issues that arise as you expand your reach into global markets. Continue reading…


Hoosiers Helping Houston collects $600,000 in supplies

Lilly Endowment has approved $30 million in grants to assist relief efforts in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

The grants from the Indianapolis-based philanthropic foundation will support the American Red Cross ($10 million), Salvation Army ($10 million), United Way Worldwide ($5 million) and United Way of Greater Houston ($5 million) as they help residents across Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and U.S. territories in the Caribbean recover from the storms that devastated communities. Continue reading…