Retailers, Do You Know How Your 3PL Builds Rates? I Bet You Don’t.

RETAILERS DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEA HOW A 3PL BUILDS THEIR RATES? I BET YOU DON’T. Motor carriers, like any other businesses, employ various methods to build pricing for their customers. These methods are influenced by factors such as industry standards, operational costs, market conditions, and customer requirements. Here are some common strategies used by…

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Crossroads – LISTEN UP LOGISTICS!

Crossroads are more than an intersection of black top, gravel, and cement. In a Third-Party Logistics (3PL) company, the crossroads of sales, dispatch, and management play a crucial role in ensuring smooth operations, customer satisfaction, and business growth. Here’s how each of these areas intersects and contributes to the overall success of the 3PL: Sales:…

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Contractors – Are They Good For Logistics?

Logistics Contractors Owner-operators, gig workers, and independent contractors play a crucial role in the transportation industry, particularly in hauling goods. Their impact stems from their flexibility, adaptability, and contribution to meeting the diverse needs of transportation networks. However, the potential disappearance of logistics contractors could have significant ramifications for the industry. >> Learn how the…

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Boxes: Let’s Break it Down

Summertime is just around the corner and a big logistics issue is “the box.” Boxes come from all over the world and are part of a shipping solution to bring goods to your neighborhood retailers. However, these boxes and the shipping methods tend to deliver crushed, smashed, ripped, and opened boxes. These boxes lose integrity,…

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Will “AI” invade the world of Logistics Sales?

“AI” and Logistics Sales Predicting the exact trajectory of technological advancement, especially in a specific industry like logistics, can be challenging. However, it’s reasonable to anticipate that AI will play an increasingly significant role in sales within the logistics industry over the next decade. Here are six reasons why AI could become a leading method…

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Cannon Ball! Ready to Jump into Pool Distribution?

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Pool Distribution VS Less Than Truckload (LTL) Efficient logistics and supply chain management are critical components of a successful retail business operation. One key decision companies face is choosing between Pool Distribution and Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipping methods. Each approach has its own set of advantages and costs, and understanding these factors is crucial for optimizing…

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