3PL stands for Third-Party Logistics. Often, the term “order fulfillment” is also used. 3PL Warehouse is a type of warehousing service that uses an external provider to manage all or part of a company’s warehousing and distribution operations. 3PL warehouses provide inventory management, order fulfillment, transportation, and other services that are necessary for a successful […]
8 Efficient Pallet Shipping Practices
Shipping in pallets is a very efficient and cost-effective strategy for those shipping several items to the same location. However, in order to truly keep the cost down and make safety a priority, you need to make sure that the pallets are properly packaged for shipping. Here are 8 steps to avoid damaged goods, and […]
5 Things That Make Atech Unique in the Logistics Industry
Atech stands out from the rest in the industry. When signing up to do business with us, it’s not just a transaction. It’s more than that. We become an extension of our customer’s team. We become partners. Our commitment to our people, safety and technology set us apart. This is the way we do business. […]
Cross Docking: What Is It and What Are The Benefits?
Cutting shipping costs, speeding up processes and reducing labor costs are goals for achieving a lean supply chain that will translate into more profit for your company and better service for your client. Cross docking is a crucial strategy to achieve those goals. Here you will learn what cross-docking is, its benefits and who would […]
Atech Driver Wins CTA 2022 Driver of the Month
Atech’s driver Andrew Moreno received an award for Driver of the Month last year. You can read the full press release here. Congratulations, Andrew, and thank you for all your hard work at Atech!
The 10 Best Types of Truck Driving Jobs Right Now
Truck drivers are an essential part of the supply chain. The logistics industry relies on truck drivers to make it happen to deliver goods from one place to another. There has always been a high demand for drivers, but in the last couple of years, the demand has increased. The American Trucking Association (ATA) reported […]
6 Factors to Consider When Selecting a Third-Party Logistics Partner
A third-party logistics service provider can be impactful in your business. Finding the right partner is crucial to your business goals and company success. You care about your customer, and finding the right 3LP that cares just as much is vital. Your reputation is on the line, so finding a competitive logistics service provider can […]
The Impact of the Holidays on the Supply Chain and Logistics
It’s no surprise that the holiday season is incredibly busy for the supply chain and logistics industry. Aside from being a time to celebrate, travel and enjoy with loved ones, a big part of the holidays is about gift-giving and deal-chasing. Shopping increases tremendously from November until January. The increase in sales happens online and […]
Trucking Roles: What’s The Difference Between Long-Haul, Short-Haul and Port Drivers?
Truck driving is a critical job that directly impacts the supply chain, businesses, communities, and the economy. The supply chain industry provides work to many, and it offers a variety of opportunities that can fit the needs and goals of many different personalities. Opportunities in the industry include those behind the wheel. Long-haul, short-haul and […]
How to Make Final-Mile Services More Effective
When it comes to the logistics industry, the final mile is a crucial step in the process of delivering goods. A complete process usually entails a product’s trip from the shelf of a warehouse, to inside a truck, and finally to the customer’s doorstep. Often called the last mile, this last leg of transportation usually […]
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