Category: Blog

2022 Operation Safe Driver Week Scheduled July 10-16

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has scheduled it’s 2022 Operation Safe Driver Week to take place from July 10-16. Shippers should prepare for fluctuations in capacity during this time.  Law enforcement in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. will be on roadways issuing warnings and citations to commercial motor vehicles engaging in unsafe driving behaviors such […]

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Baby Product Brands: Choosing the Right 3PL for Retail Deliveries

The global market for baby products was estimated at $11.7 Billion in the year 2020. It is projected to reach $15.6 Billion by the year 2026. With some experts predicting a millennial baby boom in 2022, baby product brands must put their best foot forward to meet increased demand and win competitor’s shelf space.    […]

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Wellness Brands: Choosing the Right 3PL for Retail Deliveries

The global wellness market is estimated to currently exceed $1.5 trillion with annual growth of 5-10%, according to a recent article published by McKinsey & Co. Research shows that consumers in every country spend the most money on products and services that promote better health.  With the trending hyper-focus on health predicted to continue, wellness […]

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Zipline Logistics Celebrates 15 Years of Empowering CPG Brands

(Columbus, OH) – Zipline Logistics is celebrating 15 years of bringing world-class service and retail logistics solutions to the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) community.   “We didn’t start this business 15 years ago to just move freight,” said Zipline Logistics President and Co-Founder, Andrew Lynch, “We started it to solve problems. To deliver value in a marketplace […]

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Freight Market Update and Q3 Outlook

Coming off an extremely oscillating previous quarter, there were many predictions floating around on how Q2 of 2022 would shake out. Some experts predicted a huge market downturn and trucking bankruptcies galore. Although that hasn’t necessarily been the case, the possibility still looms.  Freight Market Update  Heading into Q3, carriers without dedicated contracts are struggling […]

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Thousands in Gross Profit Opportunity on the Shelf

With the major effects of COVID-19 on the global supply chain finally subsiding, there is speculation that the giant out-of-stock problem in the United States may be no longer.  “Out-of-stocks really moved into mainstream consciousness during the pandemic and quarantine, but our retail partners have been working to correct them for decades,” said Zipline Logistics President, Andrew […]

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Protect Your Supply Chain This Hurricane Season

Colorado State University’s annual Forecast of Atlantic Hurricane Season Activity has been released. Using historical records and averages, CSU has forecasted that the this season will see “above-normal activity” and record four major (category 3-5) hurricanes. Hurricane season in the Atlantic basin begins June 1, 2022 and ends November 30, 2022. A total of 9 […]

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Client Testimonials: CPU Relationships Hurt More Than Help

Customer pick-up (CPU) relationships seem like an amazing idea at first glance. After all, with CPU, your customer handles picking up their order entirely. Wouldn’t it be a huge relief to pass off coordinating shipping and everything that comes with it? Not quite. We’ve seen first hand that surrendering control of logistics operations can ruin […]

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Zipline Love Stories: “What Makes Zipline Different Is The People”

Zipline Logistics proudly serves all kinds of CPG brands, from startups to multibillion dollar companies. Contradictory to traditional, transactional 3PL relationships, 94% of our clients have trusted Zipline Clients for 5+ years.  We sat down with one of our favorite long-time clients to ask, “Why Zipline?”  Mariah Nyguen is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Be […]

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Zipline LTL Service Levels Maximize Competitive Advantage and Savings

Since every shipper’s needs are different, Zipline Logistics offers several less-than-truckload (LTL) service levels you can select from to get your freight moving exactly where and when it needs to go, at a price point you’re comfortable with.  Zipline’s expertise lies in retail specialization, meaning our LTL team knows how to find the perfect carrier […]

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CVSA’s 2022 International Roadcheck Scheduled May 17-19 

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced this year’s International Roadcheck Week dates to be May 17-19, 2022 with a focus on wheel ends.  International Roadcheck Week – A.K.A. Blitz Week – is a 72-hour high-volume inspection for commercial vehicles and their drivers traveling throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Vehicles and drivers are […]

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Quick Solutions Guide to Logistics Pain Points  

What’s your problem? We outlined a quick guide below detailing common pain points and the retail logistics solutions Zipline Logistics can provide.    PROBLEM:  Subpar Service From Current Logistics Partners What’s one of the biggest complaints we hear from our customers who have used general 3PLs? Other brokers just don’t care about their success.  These brands […]

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