How Is Pick And Pack Distribution Beneficial?
The Pick and Pack Process Pick and pack distribution is a process where goods are selected from shipments and individually re-packaged for distribution to a relevant destination. The warehouse receives shipment of a product. The shipment is stored in the warehouse and entered into an inventory management system. Warehouses have different zones according to the size of … Read More
LTL vs. TL Freight Shipping Service
Less than truckload (LTL) and full truckload (TL or FTL) are two terms that businesses should become very familiar with if handling the storage and shipment of products. Both transportation options have positive points and should be considered on a per-business or per-case basis. It is always advised to speak with a trusted company in … Read More
FTZ vs. Bonded Warehouse: Choosing The Right One For Your Business
For logistics providers and importers, paying tariffs and duties on huge shipments of goods and then subsequently storing them is financially prohibitive. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) monitors the importation and storage of goods, but importers do have some options. When faced with the choice of foreign trade zone (FTZ) vs. bonded warehouse, keep … Read More
What Is a Contract Warehouse and How Is It Beneficial?
There are a variety of warehousing options available to businesses of all sizes. Some companies choose to build and maintain their own spaces while others opt for a leased space. One of the most popular options is a contract warehouse space. Some benefits include: lower costs lower capital investment guaranteed periods of service and reliability … Read More
What is Public Warehousing?
If you’re not sure what public warehousing is, the information below should help. You’ll discover why public warehousing might be a good choice for you and how to select the best public warehousing company. What is Public Warehousing Anyway? A public warehouse is a stand-alone company that specializes in warehousing and distribution. Most companies that sell large … Read More
Spencer Gay Awarded Employee of the Month December 2019
Spencer Gay from T3 was awarded employee of the month for December 2019. Here’s what Jeremy Breeden, T3 Supervisor, had to say about Spencer. “I have worked with Spencer since March of 2019 when we were running production here at T3. Spencer came onto my shift with no forklift experience, but he was willing to … Read More
How RFID Is Taking Warehousing to the Next Level
In the warehousing industry, anything that facilitates the organization and management of your inventory is a huge advantage. Things have come a long way since the pen and paper days, but maintaining an accurate and up-to-date picture of your entire operation can still be a challenge. (Remember, we have millions of square feet of storage … Read More
What is Direct Store Delivery?
Direct Store Delivery, or DSD, is a distribution strategy that offers an alternative to centralized distribution. DSD Benefits DSD allows retailers to reduce operating costs by sidestepping the retailer’s distribution center. Instead, goods travel directly from the the supplier to the retail store, shaving time and money off of the retailer’s bottom line. Additionally, … Read More
What Is a Free Trade Zone Warehouse?
A free trade zone (FTZ) is an area within the borders of the United States that the U.S. government considers outside of U.S. customs territory. A free trade zone warehouse operates under different rules from a bonded warehouse, which is considered to be inside U.S. territory. How Are FTZ Warehouses Used? You can import many kinds … Read More
Food Grade Warehousing Standards and Guidelines
Food grade warehouses serve as an invaluable link between the fields of the farmer, the processor, the retailer, and finally the consumer. These specialized storage facilities must undergo rigorous evaluation and adhere to precise guidelines in order to continue operation. Food grade warehouses are separated by type. Some of the most common include: Cold … Read More