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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 changes to be...

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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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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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Preparing Your Small Business for Peak Shipping Season

The produce shipping season is slowly coming to an end, marking the beginning of the busiest time in freight transportation - peak season. The peak period usually starts at the end of August and lasts throughout October. Autumn is a busy time for a lot of reasons: the back-to-school season...

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3 Small Business Shipping Mistakes You Should Avoid

Small business owners are incredible multitaskers. In most cases, they are extremely involved in every small process that runs within a company. Learning every intricacy at every stage is complicated. One of the largest parts of the small business working process is shipping. Whether it’s shipping materials from suppliers, getting...

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Small Businesses Reopening: How to Get Back On Track

There is a lot of controversy around the topic of reopening the US economy and how to handle the pandemic further. One way or another, we are going to return to our regular life in a short time. Many small businesses already have a carte blanche for reopening and getting...

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Creating a Successful Small Business Shipping Strategy

A shipping strategy is not as high of a priority for small business owners as it should be. However, you will rethink everything whenever it starts hindering your sales flow and affecting customer retention. Shipping is a connecting link between a merchant and the customer, and what arrives on the...

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How Small Businesses Can Survive The Coronavirus

Small businesses are an extremely important contributor to the global economy. In fact, this sector accounts for 47.5% of the workforce in the U.S., employing roughly 59 million people. Small businesses generate 44% of our country’s GDP. With every state issuing stay-at-home orders and closing non-essential businesses, the small business...

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How To Communicate The Coronavirus Pandemic To Your Customers

The unexpected wave of the coronavirus is affecting the world’s economy beyond belief, causing business owners panic. Certain businesses that were most affected, like restaurants, bars, catering, etc, have already started laying off their workforce. It is a huge challenge for both employees and small businesses, however, the freezing period...

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How Does Small Business Shipping Work?

Owning a small business is not easy. You have to manage most things by yourself and operate a high volume of responsibilities, which is exhausting. If you’re running a small business that is linked with manufacturing or retailing goods, how do you arrange proper shipping? While striving to maintain operational...

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