News Archives for August 2019

Same-day delivery puts immense pressure on distribution centers

Posted on August 22, 2019

Retail wars once were waged in mega malls and shopping centers. These days, a new retail war is playing out on delivery routes.  Over the past few months, the nation’s biggest retailers have upped the ante by targeting same-day delivery. Two-day shipping – which had been established as the...

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3 R's to Saving Money with Pallets

Posted on August 15, 2019

Even though Slate magazine referred to the pallet as “the single most important object in the global economy,” the humble pallet has long been marginalized – perhaps because it is ubiquitous in shipping and supply chains. In fact, a report by Freedonia Group predicts continued growth in the use of...

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