Tag Archives: 3PL

5 Packaging Fails and How You Can Avoid them

Many large e-tailers have reputations for using inefficient packaging that is terribly wasteful. Although many companies say they are in fact “green companies”, they still insist on using sloppy packaging methods like oversized boxes with oodles of void fill. They’re reluctant to change their old ways of packaging because most organizations don’t necessarily view packaging as part of their supply chain-

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The World of Returns and Reverse Logistics

Did you know that return options strongly influence customer loyalty? Picture Lucy. She’s one of your most valued customers, and she just received an item from your current catalog today. It fits great, feels great, but whoops, it’s just not her color. As she searches through the box her item came in, she’s surprised to find out that there’s no return label.

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ProShip Heads to Parcel Forum

Coming up in early September, ProShip and Neopost USA will be exhibiting at Parcel Forum together in Dallas! For the last 13 years, Parcel Forum has been known for educating and enlightening those responsible for packaging, material handling, warehousing, shipping and distribution. Parcel Forum’s theme this year is “Moooving Forward,” a clever subject as the parcel shipping industry is continuously moving forward in terms of technology and

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3 Products to Optimize Order Fulfillment

By Mark Aument, Vice President of ProShip, Inc. As more and more consumers purchase items online, many retailers are facing growing challenges in keeping up with the demand. The dramatic growth in e-commerce has affected all aspects of the fulfillment process, from packing to shipping to delivery. Several innovative products in today’s market can help address these challenges, while increasing

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The Importance of Carrier Compliance in Parcel Shipping

Compliancy in Shipping: Shippers that are certified by their parcel carriers and continually comply with ongoing rules and requirements for rating, labeling and manifest reporting Due to the rapid growth of e-commerce, parcel is becoming a more important transportation mode for retailers and manufacturers. Consequently, gone are the days when a shipper works with just one carrier. Leveraging multiple carriers and services is crucial to providing

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Master the Complexities of International Shipping

If the world is your market, you already know that while the ability to ship products globally can contribute to the success of your company, it also presents a new set of challenges. Choosing the right software to manage your global transportation processes can make international shipping much easier. One of the best opportunities the Internet provides companies is the ability to sell to customers in

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Mason Companies Video Case Study Worth a Watch!

Discover how ProShip software plays an integral part to Mason Companies’ automation and success! About a month ago, ProShip traveled to Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, for a long couple days of shooting at Mason’s three distribution centers. There we met Pat Sullivan, Distribution Center Manager at Mason Companies, and Ryan Plotz, Senior IT Systems Analyst. It was five years ago that Mason Companies

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