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7 Holiday Shipping Trends

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Nov 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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Holiday retail sales crossed the $1 trillion mark for the very first time in 2018, setting a new holiday shopping record. Holiday sales surpassed expectations at a 16.5% year-over-year increase and significantly surpassed the forecast for 4.3-4.8% overall holiday retail growth. This year, 2019, another increase is expected; the size of the increase will have a ripple effect across supply chains. Here are 7 things to look out for concerning shipping during the holiday season.

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Topics: Shipping, Holiday

5 Shipping Modes Explained

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Oct 7, 2019 8:04:55 AM
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Choosing the right mode of freight can save money, save time, decrease damages, reduce errors, and increase efficiency. Additionally, specificity is important and understanding different modes of shipping as well as adopting the appropriate terminology can help clear up any ambiguity from referring to everything as simply, “freight.” This article will define the most common shipping modes and examples of when each is applicable or your best choice.

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4 Manufacturing KPIs You Need to Use

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Jul 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM

How do you know if your department or organization is on the right track? How can you identify problems that might be holding you back from achieving your goals? The answer is as easy as K-P-I.

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Topics: Logistics Management, 3PL, KPI

What to Know: Mass Customization and Logistics

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Jul 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM
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Topics: Logistics Management, 3PL

The Power of 3PLs

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on May 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM
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Perhaps you’ve never heard of a 3PL before, or maybe you’ve decided you want to learn more, either way this blog post will have valuable information for you and your business. The following sections contain information about:

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Topics: 3PL

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