Tips & resources

Winter weather logistics: transform your winter woes into winter wins

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

While supply chain issues can arise at any time of the year, winter brings new challenges that shippers, carriers and third-party logistics companies (3PL) must prepare for, and now is the time to get started. Fall is already here, which means that winter is right around the corner. Is your supply chain prepared for emergencies […]

Warehousing and distribution: the perfect match for supply chain integration

By Cassie Stang, Business Development at King Solutions

When it comes to warehousing and distribution, there are two primary strategies that businesses employ: separate and integrated. When they are managed separately, the business either utilizes another company or a separate facility to store their stock and another to handle distribution. When they are integrated, the business either handles their own warehousing and distribution […]

Celebrate National Safety Month with improved road and warehouse safety

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

King Solutions is committed to promoting and increasing safety in the warehouse, on the road and in offices everywhere. That’s why National Safety Month is so important to us. It shines a light on the hazards faced by the nation’s carriers, warehouse workers and all other employees in every industry. Observed annually in June, #NationalSafetyMonth […]

Lead by reducing manufacturing and shipping lead times

By Alex Robertson, Business Development at King Solutions

Lead times. They’re one of the most important supply chain metrics. Why? Because customers set their own deadlines to meet. Whether your shipment is simply trying to make it to a customer or catch a connection for a new route (domestic or international), timing is everything. From the moment an order gets placed, the clock […]

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 […]