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4 Logistics Trends to Lookout For in 2021

January 19th, 2021

A new year means changes in how 3PLs are meeting demands.

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4 Logistics Trends to Lookout For in 2021

January 19th, 2021 -

A new year means changes in how 3PLs are meeting demands.

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7 Signs It’s Time to Fire Your 3PL

January 14th, 2021 -

These signs may mean it’s time to switch fulfillment providers.

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Sustainability Practices 2021: Brand Impact

January 12th, 2021 -

Why sustainability should matter to merchants.

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Multi-Node Fulfillment: What It Is and When It Makes Sense

January 6th, 2021 -

How your operation can benefit from adopting this fulfillment strategy.

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U.K. and International Shipping: Expect Delays Given New Coronavirus Strain

December 30th, 2020 -

An uptick in cases of the new strain is affecting retail logistics.

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5 Ways to Create a Memorable Unboxing Experience for Your Brand

December 22nd, 2020 -

A memorable unboxing experience can make all the difference.

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Holiday Returns: What Merchants Should Expect

December 17th, 2020 -

By managing returns with care and efficiency, your business will look professional, organized, and customer-focused.

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U.K. Commerce 2021 Alert: Brexit to Flex it to Merchants

December 16th, 2020 -

On January 1, 2021, the UK will separate from the EU and merchants will encounter shipping protocol changes.

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Three Steps for a More Efficient and Profitable 2020 Holiday Shipping Season

December 15th, 2020 -

It’s not too late to find new ways to make your shopping experience as smooth as possible.

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Workers Get a Boost in the Warehouse from LocusBots

December 9th, 2020 -

PLG has partnered with Locus Robotics to assist workers in the fulfillment process.

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UPS Puts Brakes on Volumes with Retailers in Face of Online Shopping Surges

December 7th, 2020 -

Earlier this week, parcel carrier UPS temporarily halted package pickups.

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East and West Coast Facility Expansions Reflect Growth of Ecommerce Nationwide

December 3rd, 2020 -

Port Logistics Group has expanded its offices and infrastructure in the US.

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Three Key Reasons to Avoid Store-Based Fulfillment

November 24th, 2020 -

In theory, in-store fulfillment seems like a good business innovation, but in practice, it is not.

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Capture Customer Loyalty with Subscriptions

November 18th, 2020 -

Subscription-based business models aren’t just for trendy online retailers anymore.

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The Advantages of DC Bypass Services

November 12th, 2020 -

Use fast, efficient, high-volume transloading and cross-docking with DC bypass services.

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What Makes a Go-To Ecommerce Fulfillment Partner? Just Ask Baboon To The Moon

November 11th, 2020 -

A rising D2C adventure brand relays why they chose PLG and Whiplash as their ecommerce fulfillment partner.

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4 Things to Know About Black Friday and the 2020 Holiday Shopping Season

November 4th, 2020 -

Expect delays and surprises with the 2020 holiday shopping season.

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What to Know When Selecting the Right Ecommerce Fulfillment Partner

October 29th, 2020 -

Discover how to choose an ecommerce fulfillment partner.

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Holiday Shipping Cut-Off Dates 2020

October 28th, 2020 -

A handy guide listing 2020 holiday shipping cut-off dates for national and international packages through FedEx, UPS and USPS.

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Top 3 Signs It’s Time to Fire Your Fulfillment Provider

October 22nd, 2020 -

What to look for when evaluating the performance of your ecommerce fulfillment provider.

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Be Brunt With Us: Innovative Solutions Through Rapid Fulfillment

October 14th, 2020 -

Whiplash facilitates solutions that can be scaled rapidly to meet the demands of fast-growing online brands.

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Retail Fulfillment: What It Is and Why Businesses Need It

October 9th, 2020 -

In modern times, businesses often include shops on their websites. We explain retail fulfillment and why businesses need it.

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How Wholesale Distribution Works

October 5th, 2020 -

As companies grow larger, they will often work with a wholesale distributor. To demystify this model of operating, we’ll explain how wholesale distribution works.

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Peak Season Surcharges in 2020: What to Expect and How to Manage Them

September 30th, 2020 -

New surcharges and shipping fees can add to your shipping costs.

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3 Reasons to Outsource Ecommerce Order Fulfillment Services

September 22nd, 2020 -

Running a business demands awareness of a multitude of factors. Here are a few reasons why businesses should outsource ecommerce fulfillment.

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Moving toward true omnichannel with Ryan Powell, new SVP, Whiplash

September 17th, 2020 -

PLG welcomes Ryan D. Powell As Senior Vice President (SVP) of Whiplash.

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Port Logistics Group Delivers Over 17,000,000 Masks As Partnered Brands Respond To COVID-19

August 26th, 2020 -

PLG’s brand partners are demonstrating extraordinary creativity and compassion in response to COVID-19.

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One of the nation’s leading omnichannel providers is now also a leader in ecommerce fulfillment for growing brands

April 8th, 2020 -

PLG has acquired the Whiplash Merchandising ecommerce fulfillment platform.

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