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Logistics tips

King services highlight: pick, pack and ship

By Cassie Stang, Business Development at King Solutions

King Solutions is a full-service third party logistics provider (3PL) who offers a wide array of solutions, and we take great care to help you find out which ones will service your business most effectively. In this month’s King services highlight, we are going into further detail about our pick, pack and shipping services. Storage, […]

How to create a coast-to-coast distribution chain

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

Whether you ship B2B or B2C, creating a distribution chain is essential for your business. If you are looking to expand your reach to retail and the more than 125 million households nationwide, it’s time to create a coast- to-coast distribution chain. Creating a logistics management process that is able to service locations across the country takes […]

Deciding between internal and outsourced warehousing

By Tom Sellin, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

When it comes to your supply chain, every decision you make takes into account what you will be investing and your ROI. This is true when deciding between internal and outsourced warehousing. For some businesses, choosing to keep their products stored “in-house” is ultimately the better choice. For others, there is a huge amount of […]

Simple ways to reduce your freight costs

By Alex Robertson, Business Development at King Solutions

Shipping and freight costs are a budgetary concern for every business. They can make up substantial portions of a company’s overhead costs and even prevent smaller businesses from achieving the growth necessary to remain competitive in their industry. While shipping costs are on the rise, not every business has to absorb the increase in pricing. […]

5 services that 3PLs can provide for your business

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are the key to running a successful supply chain. Their industry partnerships and expertise allow them to handle far more than simple shipping services. From strategy to end-to-end fulfillment and more, here are five invaluable services that 3PLs provide to shippers: #1: LTL shipping 3PL’s form and cultivate relationships with many […]

How shippers can mitigate supply chain costs and risks

By Chris Lund, Business Development at King Solutions

The supply chain, from manufacturing to warehousing and distribution, is one of the most multifaceted processes in the modern world. Through the multiple steps in the process, each involving their own industry players, a lot can go wrong while moving through the supply chain. Because of this, shippers must implement and maintain foolproof risk-management and […]