Integrating eCommerce Into Your Existing Distribution Center

Though it has existed for at least twenty years by now, e-commerce continues to force innovation in the way manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers operate. Some companies are just now starting to add e-commerce to their operations. Take, for example, a manufacturer who has shipped wholesale orders to large retailers for decades who is now being […]

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Optimizing Your Distribution Network: Calculating True Capacity in Warehouse Design

interior of a warehouse with rows of racks that holds pallets of boxes and a forklift

ABOUT THE AUTHOR David Beaudet has been helping companies make better distribution infrastructure decisions since 2004. His consulting experience spans many industries including food, pharmaceuticals, apparel and spare parts.  He is a regular speaker on topics relating to distribution centre design. Capacity is one of the most fundamental concepts in a warehouse’s design. But what […]

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Third Party Logistics (3PL) Selection

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Should We Outsource Distribution? Outsourcing distribution and order fulfilment activities is a major decision. Third-party logistics firms (3PLs) provide many advantages, but their performance will directly and significantly impact your customers’ experience. It is imperative to find a 3PL who will approach your operations with the same level of care as you do. For companies […]

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