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
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 Landbridge?
Though transportation services seem simple, there is a lot involved in getting things from point A to point B as quickly, efficiently and affordably as possible! In intermodal shipping, typically a containerized shipment will travel by ocean for part of its journey, and then over land to reach its destination. The part of the trip via land is what … Read More
Why Outsource Your Distribution and Warehousing?
When your strategic decision is to enter a new market, or improve your services within an existing market, you can depend on qualified 3PL’s to manage your distribution with little to no additional capital investment. Specialized partners who distribute locally or regionally can provide a service that dramatically improves your speed to market, customer service, … Read More
Our Groveland, FL Warehouse Offers World Class Service in the Greater Orlando Area
The Commercial Warehousing distribution center in Groveland, FL is strategically located to service the greater Orlando area as it is within 30 minutes of center city. The facility is north of Orlando and has multiple highway and surface street options for easy access and egress from the warehouse. It was once the Circuit City distribution … Read More
CWI Transportation Services
CWI Transportation, a non-asset transportation subsidy of CWI Logistics is pleased to be able to offer various types of transportation services as part of our overall suite of value-added supply chain services. These include: Dedicated Fleet TL Transportation (dry van and reefer) LTL Transportation Shuttle Services Plant Support Manufacturing Operations Support Freight Consolidation Freight Management … Read More
Your Supply Chain as a Strategic Advantage
Wait. What? Did you say, “Your SUPPLY CHAIN as a strategic advantage?” Yes! I did! And enough with the giggles and smirks, please. I know what you’re thinking. “Gee… When I think of strategic advantages, I think of things like”: • Product design • Quality • Low Cost • Location Etc. And you’re … Read More
How to Prepare for Hurricane Season
As I write this post, the area in around Houston, Texas is in a state of disarray and chaos. Hurricane Harvey has hit with such lethal force and destructive violence that it will take years before all of the damage is fully repaired. Houston is just under 1,000 miles and about a 15 hour drive … Read More
5 Ways to optimize your 3PL relationship
Yes, there are more than 5 ways to optimize your 3PL relationship, but these are right up there as most important. The more I thought about writing this article, the more I thought 3PL optimization has a lot in common with marriage! In fact, I almost called it, “How Optimizing Your 3PL Relationship is Like … Read More