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Distribution Channels in Logistics: Definition, Types, and Components

Distribution Channels in Logistics: Definition, Types, and Components

Distribution channels in logistics are the lifelines that connect the dots between production and consumption, ensuring that goods find their way to the final customer efficiently and effectively. These channels are not just routes on a map but the strategic networks underpinning efficient supply chain management.  They make sure that inventory management aligns with customer […]

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What is Wholesaling? Definition, Components, and Challenges and Solutions

What is Wholesaling? Definition, Components, and Challenges and Solutions

Wholesaling is a critical aspect of commercial shipping. But what is wholesaling? It acts as the intermediary link between manufacturers and retailers in the supply chain. Efficient wholesale shipping ensures smooth logistics operations and timely delivery to the end consumer.  In this guide, we will clarify the definition, components, challenges, and solutions of wholesale shipping […]

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NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

↑ Estes partnered with Watershed, an enterprise sustainability platform, to assess and set benchmarks against its sustainability program. The initial phase will be to complete Estes’ first carbon footprint, which it will use as a baseline to analyze its emissions data and identify emissions hot spots.

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Big Box Shipping: Definition, Key Components, and Challenges

Big Box Shipping: Definition, Key Components, and Challenges

Big box shipping is a cornerstone for efficiently transporting large quantities of goods across vast distances. However, you must understand every detail about shipping large boxes or oversized packages and its key components.  With globalization fueling business expansion, there is a growing demand for big box shipping. An oversized package and large box help you […]

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NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

As a result of a continued relationship with BioNatur Plastics, which manufactures biodegradable plastic products for use in air cargo operations, American Airlines Cargo reduced long-term plastic waste by more than 150,000 pounds, the equivalent of 8.6 million water bottles, in 2023.

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Channel Strategy vs. Logistics Management: Why They Matter and Their Key Differences

Channel Strategy vs. Logistics Management: Why They Matter and Their Key Differences

Channel strategy vs logistics management––here is everything you need to know.  Understanding the differences and correlations between channel strategy and logistics management is paramount in the vast realm of the shipping, logistics, and supply chain industry. These concepts dictate how products move from manufacturers to consumers and influence the efficiency and profitability of the businesses […]

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NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

NOTED: Supply Chain Highlights

↑ South Carolina Ports awarded $253,000 to 116 South Carolina nonprofits and community organizations as part of its Community Giving program for fiscal year 2024, marking the highest number of grants awarded since the program began in 2013. Awards were given in amounts of $7,500, $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000.

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4 Things to Expect from Logistics Providers in 2024

The logistics industry, though not quite back to pre-pandemic norms, has successfully weathered much of the chaos into which the pandemic had thrown it. 2023 allowed many companies to take a breath and return to more realistic inventory levels. As consumer spending eased, companies were able to eliminate expensive stockpiles of goods, which enabled logistics […]

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Communicating With Empathy

Communicating With Empathy

Supply chain management (SCM) has often been perceived through operational metrics, systems, and efficiencies. The unsung hero of this intricate web, however, is communication with empathy. This skill transcends merely conveying information and dives deep into understanding, validating, and addressing the emotions and needs of everyone involved.

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Inbound vs Outbound Logistics: Processes, Comparisons, and Optimization

Inbound vs Outbound Logistics: Processes, Comparisons, and Optimization

Both inbound and outbound logistics play important roles in the processes, comparisons, and optimization of supply chain management that businesses must understand to achieve maximum efficiency. These two types of logistics are essential for the smooth functioning of an organization’s operations. This blog post will provide a thorough overview of inbound and outbound logistics, their […]

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