Topic: Miscellaneous

How Sam’s Club Suppliers Can Benefit from Retail Specialized Logistics Providers

Sam’s Club has become an increasingly popular choice for shoppers in the COVID-19 era. Year-over-year growth for the retailer hit nearly 10% after the breakout of the pandemic. And as sales have increased, so too have expectations for supplier partners of the big-box store. Companies working with Sam’s Club must meet strict retail compliance standards […]

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Why Specialized Logistics Providers Prove More Effective Than Generalists for CPG Shippers

Third-party logistics has grown substantially over the past several decades. With its expansion, distinct varieties of providers emerged in the space. Initially, generalized firms found the most success in arranging transportation for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Whether shipping produce or scrap metal, generalized providers could secure reliable capacity for an array of companies. […]

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Finding Expedited Freight Solutions for CPG Shippers’ Critical Moves

If you have an order that needs to get to its destination in a hurry, expedited freight options could be your best choice for delivery. Whether you need to move production-critical ingredients to keep your operation humming or need to get product to an important customer ahead of an initial launch, a true expedited freight […]

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Trade Show Shipping 101: How to Get What You Need to the Event

There are tons of materials you need to get to an event, making trade show shipping a daunting task. Many brands send marketing collateral, products, and even a booth across the country to attend an event. Despite the many factors that go into a successful event, it doesn’t need to be overwhelming. We have a […]

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Zipline Logistics Named to Inc. 5000 List for 10th Time

Zipline Logistics, a nationwide third-party logistics provider, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the 10th year in the company’s 14-year history. “It’s an outstanding achievement to hit the decade mark on the Inc. 5000 List,” explains Zipline Logistics CEO Wally Lynch. “Our storied growth is indicative of […]

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Brake Safety Week Scheduled for Aug. 22-28

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has scheduled their Brake Safety Week for Aug. 22-28. During the week, commercial motor vehicle inspectors will conduct checks and remove commercial motor vehicles found to have brake-related out-of-service violations from the roadway. In addition, inspectors will compile data on brake hoses/tubing, the focus area for this year’s Brake […]

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How to Prepare for Logistics’ Peak Season

As produce transportation winds down and the freight market loosens slightly for the first time in several months, CPG shippers have the opportunity to prepare for the quickly approaching peak season. Peak season in this context is defined by increased freight volume associated with back-to-school shopping and the coming holiday season. Although the holiday season […]

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How Are Retail Trends Affecting CPG Shippers in Q3 and Beyond?

What was once believed to be a temporary disruption is leaving a lasting impact on the retail industry. We are over one year into the global pandemic, and its effects on the sector are as pronounced as ever. Challenges brought on by COVID-related disruption are forcing shippers to adjust supply chain strategies to accommodate fervent […]

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Operation Safe Driver Week Scheduled for July 11-17

In an already tight freight market, shippers should prepare for scarcer capacity next week as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has scheduled Operation Safe Driver Week to take place from July 11-17. This year, the event will focus on speeding, and law enforcement personnel will be monitoring the speed of commercial motor vehicle drivers […]

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