American Warehouse Blog

GYST Concept BP30-20 Backpack

Kickstarter Success for GYST Concepts’ Versatile Backpack

Business, Market penetration | November 3, 2019

GYST Concept is a creator of innovative and well-designed sports gear, including backpacks and sunglasses. The U.S. privately-owned company builds their products to inspire their customers to embrace the essential […]

Shipping Materials

Innovation and Partnerships Mean Success for CompackUSA

Inventory management, Logistics, Market penetration, Transportation, Warehousing | October 20, 2019

In 2013, Doug Barter, founder and VP of sales of CompackUSA, brought his 20 years of experience in the packaging industry to Portland. Since then he’s been realizing his vision […]

eCommerce Warehousing

Third-Party Warehousing for Ecommerce and Kickstarter Businesses

Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing | July 23, 2019

Bootstrap ecommerce businesses, including those launched on global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, often put much of their initial energy towards the product and marketing. When the business starts to take off, […]

Amazon Standard Shipping

Setting the Standard at One Day Delivery

Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing | May 8, 2019

Recently Amazon announced they will move Prime’s standard 2-day shipping to 1-day shipping. The company has some infrastructure to work on before rolling out the faster ship times to the […]

3PL Logistics Navigator

3PL: Your Logistics Navigator

Inventory management, Logistics, Transportation | March 2, 2019

Times are a-changing. Gone are the days of excessive paperwork, tedious data entry, and an abundance of opportunity for human error. The rise of technology and ecommerce, as well as […]

Clean Cause cans

Distributing for a Cause

Inventory management, Logistics, Market penetration, Transportation, Warehousing | February 2, 2019

“I came to the point in my life where I was faced with a choice to choose life or death. If I was going to choose life, it had to […]

retail open

Holiday Shipping Preparedness – Here We Go!

Inventory management, Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing | November 29, 2018

Black Friday weekend is over, and that means the shopping season is officially here. According to NRF, more than 164 million consumers were expected to shop over Thanksgiving weekend and […]

Tariffs effect logistics

Navigating the Tariffs’ Effect on Logistics

Business, Logistics | October 27, 2018

Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports has reached the $250 billion mark, nearly half of total imports. The impact of $121 billion dollars levied in retaliation by China, Mexico and Canada […]

Logistics profit center

Logistics Profit Center: Cost Savings Isn’t Enough

Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing | September 23, 2018

Supply chain, warehousing and transportation have long been considered cost centers in logistics – necessary services to move the business forward. As support resources, they were accountable to achieving certain […]

Transportation talent

Transporters are Diversifying Their Talent Pools

Business, Logistics, Transportation | August 17, 2018

No one in the transportation industry is left unaffected by the shifts in logistics caused by a strong economy, increasing customer demands and phenomenoms like the rise of ecommerce. Arguably […]