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How 3PLs Are Helping Provide Visibility for Shippers

Here’s a little dose of honesty for you: Visibility is a good thing. But like so many other positive trends in business, the term has become overused. People are now asking for greater visibility...

5 Myths About 3PLs Exposed

Every year, a significant number of organizations plan to move their logistics and fulfillment operations in-house. One study of this phenomenon found that, on average, 35% of outsourcing...

The Secret to Managing Inventory is Never Running Out

Being out of stock is one of the worst positions to be in, from an inventory management perspective. Anticipating this situation when stock is low, and then triggering the right actions, helps keeps...

3PL Request for Proposal Template

http://www.materialogic.com/resources/3pl-request-for-proposal-templateWe're excited to present our 3PL Request for Proposal - Template. This document is designed to provide you guidance when...

How Do You Manage Inventory When Multiple Channels Are Involved?

If you are selling across multiple channels, managing inventory and shipping can be a real challenge—unless your 3PL partner has invested in the right kind of technology.

More and more, merchants are...

DIM Weight: Updates, Surprises, and Tips

Because shipping and logistics are a core competency at Materialogic, we keep abreast of industry changes that might affect how and when people ship items, including how much they are likely to pay....

4 Ways to Drive Freight Savings

Increased competition makes little things count. If you have competitors from all over the world, you need to find ways to keep prices low even as you efficiently deliver your products. This is...

Getting the Most Out of Your Holiday Post-Mortem

The holiday shopping season has come and gone, and now is the time of year when merchants of every stripe take a hard look at their reports and processes, vowing to make improvements in the coming...

Our 2017 Predictions: 4 Silly, 4 Serious

Still dealing with the tail-end of the holiday rush? Take a break to reflect with us on what 2016 brought...and what the future will hold.

Predictions are tricky, of course. They take not only a...

Information Levels the Playing Field: How New Technologies for Warehousing and Logistics Give Companies a Competitive Advantage

There are long-standing problems that any warehouse or fulfillment center commonly faces. In the past, operational changes have just chipped away at the problems, allowing a little more efficiency...