Archive:  2021

Last month we talked about the supply chain problems [link to last month’s blog] that are specific to the Vancouver, BC, area. Today we would like to talk about the winter holidays and why shipping and logistics is always more complex during the ho
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If you have been watching the news, then you have likely heard that British Columbia is currently having a supply chain problem. What is the problem? And why is British Columbia having it?
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If you hear the term “supply chain,” this refers to the whole process of obtaining raw materials, turning them into a product, and then packaging and shipping them to, perhaps a distribution point, and then finally to the end, which may be a r
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Over the years, technology has improved in every sector, and warehousing is no exception. Warehouses are becoming increasingly automated, and in this article we will give you some ideas how that automation works.
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Aug
2021
Best Practices in Warehousing
August 31st, 2021 in General Warehouse
Companies that specialize in shipping and logistics often also offer warehousing to shipping clients. All warehouses are not created equal, so in this blog article we are going to talk about some of the best practices in warehousing.
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31
Aug
2021
What Is a Freight Broker?
August 31st, 2021 in Freight Broker
A freight broker is the person who is responsible for shipping products from point A to point B using one or more modes of transport.
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Cross-docking is a strategy used by shipping and logistics companies to make shipping more efficient. In cross-docking, shipments are unloaded, packaged or repackaged if needed, then consolidated immediately for further transport.
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In order to understand why efficiency in a transportation, shipping, and logistics company is important, you need to first understand how this type of business operates. Third-party, transportation, shipping, and logistics companies optimize the ship
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Companies that require the transport or shipping of large volumes of product frequently use a third-party transportation and logistics company. How would you go about choosing such a company for your business? In this article we will give you some id
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For logistics companies, there is nothing more important than an efficient and optimized warehouse. The reason being that this is an industry that thrives on productivity.
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Shipping and Logistics are similar concepts when it comes to business application but there are several key differences between the two terms that are important for understanding how both apply to your business.
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3PL is an acronym for third-party logistics. Third-party logistics is a business sector that handles the packaging (sometimes), shipping, storage, and/or freight forwarding for other businesses.
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