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Category: Peak Season

Posted November 19, 2020 | Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Peak Season, Ecommerce, Shipping, Fulfillment

Managing Peak Season: Black Friday and Cyber Monday Order Management

Cyber Monday is quickly approaching and in-store Black Friday shopping is expected to be significantly less frenzied. However, third-party logistics (3PLs) warehouses know that the 2020 ecommerce ...

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Posted November 5, 2020 | Logistics, Industry Insights, Peak Season, Ecommerce, Fulfillment

2020 Peak Season Holiday Shipping Deadlines

Don’t Miss USPS, UPS, and FedEx Cutoff Dates I don’t know about you, but I love buying gifts for the holidays. Every year I make my list, plan my shopping day, and get excited about seeing all the ...

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Posted October 27, 2020 | Industry Insights, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Peak Season, Ecommerce

You Won't Believe These Peak Season Trending Markets

It seems like just yesterday that non-essential businesses closed and basic household items like hand sanitizer and toilet paper were sold out at almost every grocery store. Sure, hand sanitizer ...

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Posted October 22, 2020 | 3PL Improvement, Industry Insights, Peak Season, Efficient Operations

2020 3PL Black Friday Checklist

It's that time of year again! That's right, it's almost the holidays and that means, you guessed it, the busy season! As with seemingly everything this year, 2020 has geared up to be different than ...

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Posted October 8, 2020 | 3PL Improvement, Peak Season, Efficient Operations, Serve Your Customers

Managing High Order Volumes for Peak Season

Peak Season is here. What are you doing to prepare for it?  It’s almost that time of year again. Families get together to celebrate the holidays, cherish each other’s company, and exchange gifts with ...

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Posted October 6, 2020 | Industry Insights, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Peak Season, Ecommerce, Fulfillment

The Impact of Amazon Prime Day on 3PLs

It’s official. Amazon Prime Day 2020 is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13th after many months of delays. Some thought it might be cancelled all together considering the impacts COVID-19 has had on ...

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Posted September 24, 2020 | 3PL Improvement, 3PL Growth, Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Peak Season, Efficient Operations

How 3PLs Can Prepare for the Harvest of Peak Season

How 3PLs Can Evolve Their Business When Peak Season Lasts Year-round Each weekend I like to go to the farmers’ market. Regardless of time of year, the farmers show up every weekend with a ...

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Posted August 20, 2020 | Peak Season, Efficient Operations, Best Practice Workflow

Peak Season is Here. Is Your Warehouse Prepared?

When looking back at last year’s holiday season, we were talking about the rise of ecommerce fulfillment and how the “holidays” now include Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, back-to-school, and ...

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Posted May 15, 2020 | 3PL Growth, Peak Season, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Ecommerce

3PLs Fulfill 37% More Ecommerce Orders in April

Why 3PLs Need to Invest in Ecommerce Fulfillment Now More than Ever This year has seen ecommerce order volumes grow like never before. Within our own 3PL Central customer base, from the first week in ...

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Posted May 5, 2020 | Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends, Peak Season, Ecommerce

Is Retail Dead? Ecommerce Buying Habits and Trends

Over the past few months, many of us are still trying to get used to this “new reality” of stay-at-home orders and business closures. Recently, 3PL Central hosted a group of experts to discuss how to ...

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