It’s one of the biggest changes for the marine shipping industry affecting human and environmental health. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has ordered all ships to greatly lower their carbon footprint by using lower-sulfur fuels for transport. It’s believed that the effect will reduce … [Read more...] about How Will IMO 2020 Impact The 3PL Industry?
Intermodal transportation is simply the inclusion of two or more modes of transportation when a shipment container with freight transports from the shipper to the consignee. Each year, roughly 25 million containers are moved with two or more modes, with no handling of the actual freight being … [Read more...] about What Is Meant By “Intermodal Transportation” In California 3PL
Last-mile delivery is one of the most challenging and expensive parts of the delivery. Getting a package (or packages) to the customer seems like the easy part when it comes down to making sure the package gets into the customer’s hands. Enter the “last yard delivery.” There are several … [Read more...] about “Last Yard” Delivery Challenges For 3PL Companies
It’s in nearly every news story in the US: the economy is growing at an exponential pace, and there’s no sign of it slowing down. The three factors that affect everything, especially 3PL, are: Wage increases Lower unemployment Easier access to credit Consumers are working, have more … [Read more...] about How The Strong U.S. Economy Is Affecting 3PL Industry
Getting your freight and products moved around is one of the biggest pieces of selling your product. You may be considering outsourcing the supply chain part of your business. Unless you or your staff have hands-on experience with supply chain management, you probably need help. Two terms you may … [Read more...] about What’s The Difference Between Freight Forwarders And 3PL In Southern California?