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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.