One of the most vital parts of a high-functioning and efficient supply chain is the warehouse. In fact, the warehouse is the heart of most large-scale logistics operations. Without well-trained warehouse employees, delays can happen or orders may end up being fulfilled incorrectly. Therefore, it is important that all warehouse staff is trained effectively in

Thanks in large part to the increasingly innovative available technologies, global logistics has continued to rapidly evolve in an ever-shifting landscape. Responsiveness and flexibility have proven more vital than ever before, as the COVID-19 pandemic impacted nearly every link in the international supply chain. Third-party logistics companies, transporters, and manufacturers have all been confronted with

Successful eCommerce businesses have a whole host of tasks they have to manage effectively, and eCommerce fulfillment tasks play a key role in that success. Issues with order management, shipping, picking and packing, order processing and other tasks can pile up. When this happens, it creates a bottleneck and overwhelming a business quite easily. Fortunately,

One of the most important aspects of running a business is determining how you will get your product into the hands of your customers. The options seem limited, with only a few “big” carriers to choose from, and this can often result in companies creating a relationship with a carrier, then giving it little further

  July 28, 2020 11:59 ET | Source: Redwood Logistics   July 28, 2020—Chicago, IL.: Redwood Logistics announced today that it has been named one of “2020’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in Chicago®” by the National Association of Business Resources. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® program recognizes companies that deliver “exceptional human

Recent global events have made it more evident than ever that better supply chain risk mitigation strategies are much needed for many businesses. From global pandemics to natural disasters and political upheavels, disruptions to the supply chain has become somewhat the norm.  The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us that companies need to implement stronger risk

Logistics is essentially the management and maintenance of supply chains. Therefore, in order to have a good working knowledge of how best to move products from raw materials to end consumers, you need to have a basic understanding of the fundamentals first. And at the center of those fundamental bits of knowledge is the understanding

COVID-19 has had an incredible impact on every aspect of the global social and economic fabric. From a supply chain perspective, the response from people feeling uncertain led to panic-buying and stock-piling of essential products. In turn, this created enormous demand fluctuations and forced an immediate response from suppliers, shipping companies, and manufacturing facilities. Unfortunately,

An increase in logistics jobs during May and June 2020 signal a rebound for the industry as well as the U.S. economy overall. The United States Labor Department released a statistics report that demonstrated couriers/messengers, trucking, manufacturing, and producing have all seen a rise in hiring in June. This is especially positive considering the challenge

Proper handling of hazardous materials is a necessity for a safe workplace. Improper handling can pose serious threats to humans, the environment, and your overall business. Human exposure to certain chemicals has the potential to cause everything from skin irritation to cancer. Furthermore, chemicals can easily get released into the air or seep into the

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