5g in logistics

What 5G Means to the Logistics Industry

By Your Logistics / August 24, 2021 / Comments Off on What 5G Means to the Logistics Industry

During the pandemic, supply chain issues created problems for everyone involved—from the manufacturer to the end user. However, there were issues present even before the onset of COVID-19, and 5G is predicted to eliminate many of those problems. Here are just a few of the ways 5G is changing the logistics industry. Improved Routing and…

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AI in logistics

The Effects of Artificial Intelligence in Logistics

By Your Logistics / July 27, 2021 / Comments Off on The Effects of Artificial Intelligence in Logistics

Artificial intelligence (AI) used to be considered the stuff of science fiction. These days, AI is impacting just about every aspect of how Americans live, and especially how they conduct business. Advancements in processing power, big data, connectivity, and algorithmic development are converging to make AI not just more powerful but also more accessible. There…

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Creating an Effective Logistics Strategy and Why You Need One

By Your Logistics / July 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Creating an Effective Logistics Strategy and Why You Need One

As a business owner, you have a seemingly endless list of responsibilities weighing on your shoulders. While each of them plays a key role in the success of your company, all of them essentially revolve around one crucial aspect: logistics. That single factor impacts numerous elements of your business, not the least of which are…

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Using 3PL Returns Processing to Your Advantage

By Your Logistics / July 14, 2021 / Comments Off on Using 3PL Returns Processing to Your Advantage

Ecommerce expanded dramatically over the past year, at least in part due to the pandemic. However, the trend toward increased online sales has been apparent for several years, which means businesses would have seen an increase even without the extra push generated by COVID-19. Your company’s logistics may be flexible enough to handle increases in…

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logistics vs supply chain management

The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management

By Your Logistics / July 8, 2021 / Comments Off on The Difference Between Logistics and Supply Chain Management

A supply chain is a sequence of processes that are involved in producing and distributing commodities. Worldwide supply chains are essential to commerce and rely on logistics to send, receive, move, and store goods. In the business world, “logistics” and “supply chain management” are often used interchangeably because they are so closely linked. However, there…

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different types of 3pl companies

Different Types of 3PL Companies

By Your Logistics / June 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Different Types of 3PL Companies

3PL, formally known as third-party logistics, is the process of outsourcing all eCommerce steps to a third-party company. Ecommerce business owners need to be aware of how 3PLs can help their businesses. They also need to be informed of the types, so they will be able to make the best decisions for their business needs.…

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E-Commerce Trends to Watch Out For in 2021

By Your Logistics / June 23, 2021 / Comments Off on E-Commerce Trends to Watch Out For in 2021

With the events of the past year and a half, Americans’ shopping habits have been redefined. Online ordering has come to the forefront, with curbside pick-up and BOPIS (buy online, pick up in-store) becoming commonplace. Furthermore, free shipping is the industry standard. While it was in the works long before the pandemic, fast e-commerce is…

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10 Steps to Minimize Supply Chain Disruptions

By Your Logistics / June 18, 2021 / Comments Off on 10 Steps to Minimize Supply Chain Disruptions

Most Americans have only recently become aware of exactly how delicate supply chains are. However, business owners have known since well before the pandemic that a single broken link can cause a major disruption in their supply chain. There’s no way to prevent 100% of all supply chain disruptions. Things like natural disasters, machine breakdowns,…

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logistics outsourcing benefits

The Benefits of Logistics Outsourcing

By Your Logistics / June 10, 2021 / Comments Off on The Benefits of Logistics Outsourcing

Are you looking to enhance your business operations? Many companies find they must do so to remain competitive. A logistics provider serves as a great resource for achieving this goal. The following are some of the many benefits of partnering with a 3rd party logistics company. Reduced Costs The major reason companies consider outsourcing logistics…

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b2b order fulfillment

What Is B2B Fulfillment and How Does It Work?

By Your Logistics / May 26, 2021 / Comments Off on What Is B2B Fulfillment and How Does It Work?

Business owners everywhere know how important it is to stay competitive in their market niche. Over the past few months, the importance of staying on top of orders has become even more critical, as both commercial and retail clients expect fast, accurate service. The problem is that supply chains have been disrupted, with many companies…

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