E-commerce sales have grown every year and are expected to continue growing in the years to come. The ease of entry into online sales means greater competition. Successful sellers need a competitive advantage over their competitors in e-commerce. This white paper provides tips on how businesses who sell products online can manage their operations more […]
The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has released their Annual State of Logistics Report for 2020. This report is a depiction of the state of the industry and the future direction of the industry. We have read through this report to highlight the key takeaways you should know for the next year. In […]
Owner-operators are in high demand by businesses and can be a very lucrative career. With so many companies searching for drivers, you may be considering it as a possible career path but are unsure where to start.
The definition of logistics is “the detailed coordination of a complex operation involving many people, facilities or supplies.” To elaborate it’s using warehouses, transportation and fulfillment services to get a product where it needs to go.
Every year, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) teams up with AT Kearny to publish the Annual State of Logistics Report. The study focuses on all areas of the supply chain; across all modes of transportation, business, real estate, warehousing, logistics, technology and manufacturing. This comprehensive report provides industry leaders with insight to where the industry is headed and bright spots that will change our businesses for the better.
How do you define a 3PL?
There are many definitions as to what a 3PL really is, especially as the capabilities of a 3PL have shifted dramatically throughout the years. But the legal definition of a 3PL was hammered down in 2008, defined as “a person who solely receives, holds, or otherwise transports a consumer product in the ordinary course of business but who does not take title to the product.” However, in this day and age, it’s about the survival of the fittest—especially when considering the presence of companies like Amazon.