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3 Tips For Shipping Strategy Success In 2021

COVID-19 and the subsequent economic fallout was a trying time for both businesses and supply chains in 2020. And while uncertainty still hangs over many businesses, others are adopting new practices to shore up their shipping strategies in a post-COVID marketplace. 2020 proved that there are still steps to be...

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Holiday Returns: 3 Tips For Handling Reverse Logistics

Holiday Returns: 3 Tips For Handling Reverse Logistics
The holiday season is the busiest time of the year for retailers and small businesses. Companies reach the highest sales rate during this time, but there are also challenges coming along. One of these challenges is holiday returns. In fact, more than one-third of Americans return their holiday gifts. We...

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What is Local Supply Chain and How Can it Help Your Business?

What is Local Supply Chain and How Can it Help Your Business
The world is extremely globalized and interconnected today, as are supply chains. A tremendous number of companies rely on outsourcing and offshoring suppliers, whether it’s manufacturing or retail business. Offshore locations are often utilized because of the massive price gap compared to American or European suppliers and manufacturers. However, the...

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3 Tips for Transportation Budgeting in 2021

3 Tips for Transportation Budgets in 2021
Setting a transportation budget for 2021 seems like a daunting task after the roller coaster that was 2020. While many companies will surely keep their budgets low, logistics and transportation experts anticipate a rise in short-term contracts, extending existing agreements, and early planning. What are 3 key things to consider when...

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How to Make Furniture Shipping Affordable

How to Make Furniture Shipping Affordable
Whether you are a furniture manufacturer or just moving pieces of furniture across the country, shipping is as challenging as you make it to be. A DIY-move can be burdensome and expensive, and many manufacturers turn to professional shipping services. A major concern when choosing a shipping partner is how...

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2021 Outlook: Small Business Trends

2021 Outlook Small Business Trends
This year was challenging for everyone, especially small business owners. COVID-19 and the economic fallout have highlighted the weak points in companies’ strategy, inventory, marketing, and transportation. Anticipating future trends in the face of so much uncertainty is more vital than ever. Here's a rundown of what your business can...

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Shipping Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Key Reminders

Shipping Black Friday and Cyber Monday Key Reminders
The holiday season is just around the corner, traditionally starting with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you have ever made it through the holiday season as a small business, you know the rules. The earlier you start preparing your strategy, the more successful your company’s efforts are. Whether you...

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Shipping for Furniture Manufacturers: The Basics

Shipping for Furniture Manufacturers: The Basics
Traditionally, furniture was bought mainly in brick-and-mortar stores and there wasn’t much need for transporting it across the country or across the globe. However, with the pandemic, almost every business had to strengthen up its digital presence because their audience migrated online. Furniture manufacturing and retail are not an exception....

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What is Specialized Freight Shipping?

What Is Specialized Freight Shipping
Freight transportation serves an extremely wide scope of industries. Many of these industries involve heavy equipment, metals, or other bulky cargo. For these purposes, there is a special shipping type known as specialized shipping. Specialized freight shipping is used in industrial businesses like oil and gas, mining, metal manufacturing, and...

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Manufacturing Challenges in Business and Shipping

Manufacturing Challenges in Business and Shipping
Reportedly, more than 60% of manufacturers were affected by the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences. There is a lot of news on retail, but not much information about other key links in the supply chains, like manufacturers. While this is a very broad category to define, you typically see small...

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