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  • Innovation and Partnerships Mean Success for CompackUSA

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    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

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  • Third-Party Warehousing for Ecommerce and Kickstarter Businesses Warehousing Car With Boxes

    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,

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  • Setting the Standard at One Day Delivery Amazon Device

    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

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  • Distributing for a Cause Can Of Clean For A Cause

    “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

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  • Holiday Shipping Preparedness – Here We Go! Open Sign

    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

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  • Logistics Profit Center: Cost Savings Isn’t Enough Papers With Graphics
    Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing |

    October 27, 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

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  • Transporters are Diversifying Their Talent Pools Transport Trucks

    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

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  • eCommerce Fulfillment: Beyond the Garage Wrapping A Package

    You’re up and running. You’re gaining some traction, and then suddenly you’re feeling like this: It may be time to outsource your logistics. The ecommerce sales channel is growing at

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  • Partner Spotlight: Knickerbockers American Manufacturer A Bedroom

    Knickerbocker, an American manufacturer of high-quality bed frames and bedding support systems, has been family-owned and operated for 100 years. Brothers Jacob and Lazar are 4th generation operators of the

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  • The Perfect Storm in Global Shipping Shipping Dock 2
    Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing |

    January 27, 2018

    The global logistics shipping industry, from domestic trucking to international air and ocean transportation, is experiencing a whirlwind of upheaval and change. Driven by the political climate, changing consumer demand

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  • Pricing a Third Party Logistics Provider Warehouse

    Hiring an outside vendor for transportation management is an exercise in trust and is an important business decision. A great 3PL acts as an extension of your supply chain team.

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  • FLEXE Space for Modern Logistics Highway
    Business, Logistics, Warehousing |

    July 21, 2017

    An emerging market is growing quicker than expected. You’re out of warehouse storage. Your customer needs the product now. Enter FLEXE, the marketplace for warehouse space. FLEXE aims to solve

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  • Inventory Management: Cycle Counting Improves Product Visibility Warehouse View 2

    It’s end of month. Do you know where your inventory is? Your WMS provides you data but unless your logistics provider has touched your products recently, you may not

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  • 3PL & You: Supply Chain Heroics A Windows With a Batman Toy
    Logistics, Warehousing |

    May 23, 2017

    You’re the master of your supply chain. Therefore, the decision to work with a 3PL provider cannot be made lightly. Whatever led you to outsource your logistics — perhaps

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  • ABBLighting Expands To Second Warehouse Location Above All Logo
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    November 10, 2016

    ABBLighting, manufacturer of indoor and outdoor LED lighting products, has recently expanded to include a new warehouse location on the West Coast. Just a few miles south of Portland,

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  • Portland 3PLs Hope This Ends Soon Negotiation
    Warehousing |

    February 9, 2015

    Logistics Management Magazine By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor February 04, 2015 Seeking to break the deadlock in stalled West Coast longshore negotiations, the Pacific Maritime Association has made an

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