Tips & resources

Picking up the speed without dropping the ball on accuracy

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

Thirty years ago, consumers were content placing an order via mail or by phone from a catalogue, then waiting six to eight weeks for it to be processed and shipped to their home. That seems like forever ago. In today’s instant-gratification retail environment, consumers want their products delivered to their door as fast as humanly […]

Small and mid-sized businesses: time to turn shipping issues into shipping solutions

By David Weakly, Business Development at King Solutions

Happy Small Business Week from King Solutions! For your small or mid-sized business (SMB), even small mistakes can leave a big impact on your bottom line. Conversely, the simplest of changes to a single process can transform your business for the better. Solving the logistics and fulfillment issues listed below can drastically increase your business’ performance.   King […]

Don’t read this while driving: staying focused during Distracted Driver Awareness Month

By Cassie Stang, Business Development at King Solutions

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and as a third-party logistics provider who partners with hundreds of carriers, we want the roads to be a safe place for everyone. That’s why we’re shedding light on the impact of distracted driving and how carriers and everyday drivers can protect themselves (and others) by keeping their eyes on the road.   It […]

Get your warehouse in better shape with lean management

By Jim Berge, Business Development at King Solutions

A long-term approach that allows for incremental process changes designed to improve quality and efficiency. That’s lean management in a nutshell. But when 3PL companies and other supply chain professionals talk about warehouse management, they love to dish out terms like “kaizen” (the Japanese word for improvement) and “5s” (another Japanese system of efficiency). While […]

Shipping temperature-sensitive products without losing your cool

By Tom Sellin, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

Shipping temperature-sensitive freight isn’t like packing a cooler for a weekend at the lake. Rather, it’s a precise method of storage and transport that requires accurate timing, proper packaging and a full understanding of the products being shipped. Whether you’re shipping life-saving pharmaceuticals, refrigerated or frozen foods, flowers, or any other type of perishable goods, […]