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5 Biggest Challenges for Original Equipment Manufacturers in 2021

Many remember when the original equipment manufacturing industry (OEMs) was hit hard during the onset of the COVID pandemic in early 2020. Within many markets, including but not limited to electronics, cars, trucking, and computers, the demand increased dramatically while the labor remained dangerously low. While the initial effects of the pandemic have faded away, its lingering presence can still be felt in 2021. Here are the five biggest challenges that original equipment manufacturers face in 2021.

Aug 4, 2021 11:45 PM Jacob Harris
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How to Manage Your 3PL Performance

Outsourcing parts of your supply chain can create a huge opportunity for business growth. However, if not careful, it can lead to a “hands-off” approach that has the potential to negate any sort of benefits that the outsourced help may bring. Learning how to manage your 3PL performance will not only help your business growth but also establish long-term work relationships that will build your reputation as well.

Jul 28, 2021 4:00 AM Jacob Harris
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How to Distribute a New Product in the Market

Every day, some lucky person creates a new product that can change the world. However, many of these products go to the wayside, simply because the manufacturer could not effectively distribute this new product in the ever-changing global market. This can be due to a lack of resources or, more commonly, a lack of information on production and distribution. There are several different product distribution methods for various products because every company has highly specific long-term needs. With this in mind, here is some information on how to distribute YOUR new product in the market today.

Jul 21, 2021 9:00 PM Jacob Harris
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How to Determine Pick and Pack Warehousing Rates

E-commerce is now one of the driving forces in the warehousing industry. From storage and product packaging to fulfillment, the rapid digitization of all processes is pushing distribution centers across the globe to be faster and more efficient with their methods, including pick and pack warehousing services. How can you determine which outsource fulfillment center has the best pick and pack rates for your business? Here are the top pick and pack strategies and how to determine pick and pack rates.

Jul 14, 2021 7:31 PM Jacob Harris
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Contract Warehousing

You have outgrown your current warehousing situation, or you do not have the financial capacity to build a warehouse, what do you do now? If you are looking to rent out new warehousing space, contract warehousing services may be the solution that you are looking for. Whether your needs include extra space to store goods or a full-time facility crew to distribute your product, contract warehousing can do it all. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of contract warehousing.

Jul 7, 2021 1:24 PM Jacob Harris
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