Posts Tagged ‘logistics’

An Opposing View: The Bottom Line Costs of Free Shipping This Season

Posted on: December 12th, 2011 by admin No Comments

Retailers may have spoiled their shoppers this Christmas—with free shipping. Some 63% of Internet retail sales were shipped for free during the week through Dec. 4, according to comScore. That is up from 51% in the same week of 2010 and 44% in 2009. While there is a regular spike during the holidays, the average [...]

Why it’s Important for your Fulfillment Company to be Flexible

Posted on: October 12th, 2011 by admin No Comments

Outsourcing to a third-party fulfillment center can provide growing companies the warehousing and distribution services they need to support business growth. However, in order to maximize their potential benefits, companies should consider working with professional fulfillment services that utilize flexible technologies to deliver a customized distribution platform designed around their specific business requirements. Many business [...]

What Landis Co. is All About

Posted on: May 19th, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

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Trucking Costs Are More Than Just the State to State Rates

Posted on: April 4th, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

Okay, you’ve work hard and negotiated competitive state to state rates with your trucking carriers. With fuel costs accounting for 40%+ of logistics costs these days, and the potential for big accessorial charges being occurred at any time from pick up through to delivery, there are a lot of factors to be paying attention to when it comes to [...]

Know How Fuel Surcharges Effect Your Shipping Costs

Posted on: March 16th, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

Around a decade ago is when fuel surcharges became ubiquitous. Prior to that period, the cost of diesel fuel was always there, but back then shippers essentially paid for fuel as a part of their linehaul rates. The market fluctuations in fuel costs were for the trucking companies to worry about. The impact of fuel was something left to perhaps [...]

Social Media for Logistics Group on LinkedIn

Posted on: February 22nd, 2011 by Landis Logistics No Comments

We have created a new group on LinkedIn called Social Media for Logistics. The Social Media for Logistics Group is a forum for individuals to share and discuss their experiences with Social Media as it relates to supply chain logistics. Our goal is to build the group forum into a reference resource with examples and [...]