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What is a 3PL?

3PL, or third-party logistics, entails the outsourcing of e-commerce based logistic processes to a third-party company. These processes can include anything from fulfillment to inventory management. With 3PL, e-commerce sellers have the tools and res...

How the Logistics Industry Impacts Our Everyday Lives

July 23, 2020 The logistics industry impacts our economy and everyday lives more than one would think. According to Statista’s recent data, third-party logistics contributed $213.5 billion of revenue in the United States in 2018, while the trucking i...

Types of Logistics

Logistics are often grouped together as a whole collective field, but there are actually various types of logistics related to different fields of focus. The area of focus and the stage a product or good is in determines the relevant type of logistic...

What is First/Final Mile Delivery?

No matter what industry you’re in, every supply chain begins with the first mile. It’s the beginning stage of a timely and rewarding journey that every commodity, material, and product goes through to reach the consumer. Parallelly, the final mile en...

How 3PL Logistics Companies Combat the Supply Chain Crisis

‍The rapid increase in global demand for goods, services, and information is now being matched by an equally rapid increase in the volume of goods being produced, sold, and transacted. This "supply chain crisis" is driving manufacturers, suppliers, a...

The Role of Sustainability in Logistics

In 2022, the topic of logistics continues to make a considerable presence in the daily news. From supply chain strains to bottlenecks and driver shortages, it’s becoming paramount to seek out opportunities for optimization. And, despite the common mi...

Final-Mile Home Delivery: What We’ve Gained From TopHAT Logistical Solutions

As COVID-19 drastically impacted supply chains in March of 2020, the acquisition of TopHAT could not have come at a more convenient time. The pandemic halted life as we knew it, forcing home delivery to be a critical tool when mandated shutdowns clos...

How 3PLs have helped businesses navigate logistics with COVID-19 in mind

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across nearly all forms of business, and maybe none more so than those in supply chain management. The supply shock that began in China in February 2020, followed by a demand shock as the global economy collapsed, exposed f...

Hiring a 3PL Saves Time and Money

July 8, 2021 According to the 2021 Third-Party Logistics Study, nearly all third-party logistics (3PL) users agree that supply chains are evolving into much more dynamic ecosystems of the organizations they serve. Fulfilling customer orders is an int...

Logistics Industry Is Making Sustainability a Priority

June 2, 2021 Sustainability is no longer another buzzword; it’s an operating imperative. From real environmental threats, new government mandates, and increasing consumer demands for socially and environmentally responsible products and services, bus...

5 Ways A 3PL Provider Can Grow Your Business

May 5, 2021 Working with a third-party logistics (3PL) company offers a variety of advantages when it comes to growing and scaling your business. A 3PL provides a range of services under the logistics umbrella, including but not limited to transporta...

Tips When Applying For a Job In Logistics

April 5, 2021 As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a surplus of logistics jobs were created as consumers ordered online more than ever. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), after minor job growth in early summer, the number of trucking...

Trends and Predictions for the Logistics Industry in 2021

December 7, 2020 Phil Wahl, President and COO of Atlas Logistics® It’s no secret that 2020 has been a rather difficult year for us all. Entire industries have changed drastically as companies across the world rethink business models, restructure orga...

The Unique FF&E Needs For Senior Living Facilities

June 2, 2020 For many sectors, FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment) forms an integral element of overall logistics needs. FF&E constitutes objects and elements that are generally static in a building but are also movable. They don't impac...

What Sustainability Means for the Transportation and Logistics Industry

May 6, 2020 According to the Environmental Protection Agency, freight transportation is a large contributor to air pollution. The transportation sector is responsible for over 50% of total nitrogen oxide, over 30% of volatile organic compounds, and o...

Why e-tailers Need to Think Ahead

March 9, 2020 Every business in the world of online retail, otherwise known as e-tail, is now very well acquainted with a new reality. Nobody can afford to overlook returns. In fact, a report by CBRE and Optoro concluded that $70.5 billion worth of o...

International Transportation Management For You

February 24, 2020 This media type is not supported by your browser. When you're searching for an international transportation management company to help you move cargo across borders, you can't afford mistakes. Your trusted international transportati...

Should you outsource warehouse management?

January 31, 2020 The close of the fourth quarter puts many businesses in assessment mode. How did they handle the holiday crunch or ramp period? What's around the corner? If they're in growth mode, can their current resources handle the strain of exp...

Changes to Expect in Logistics during the Next Decade

January 23, 2020 A new decade has arrived, and the logistics industry is experiencing unique opportunities and challenges that will undoubtedly set the tone for the next 10 years. According to the Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation 2023 repor...

Two Core Principles of Supply Chain Management [Video]

January 7, 2020 This media type is not supported by your browser. Lots of companies are focused on the efficiency of their supply chains. Here are two important pillars of effective supply chain management. First, supply chain managers understand tha...

Are you ready for what conference exhibitors need in 2020?

How many notifications do you have on your phone right now? Do you quickly review them all at once, barely glancing at the contents before you brush them aside? What does it take to grab your attention? Moving into 2020, the number of distractions in...

Why high-value, high-touch transportation helps your business [Video]

December 10, 2019 This media type is not supported by your browser. Logistics are an important part of every business. When it comes time to transport especially high-value items, you want an option that goes beyond traditional truck, rail, or air tr...

Understanding what a single-source logistics provider brings to the table

November 13, 2019 An effective logistics provider can be a major game-changer for all businesses with supply chain management needs. With the right partner in place, companies can more confidently and effectively manage a variety of logistical needs,...

What is the final mile, and why is it so important in logistics? [Video]

November 5, 2019 This media type is not supported by your browser. Understanding the final mile and its importance in the world of logistics can help your business make better decisions about shipping and supply chain management. The final mile, also...

The Value of a Dependable Retail Logistics Partner

October 29, 2019 Retail businesses may have a handful of storefronts or hundreds across the country. They may focus narrowly on a strictly defined list of products or offer a range of general merchandise that appeals to many different customers. But ...

Partners In Success.

It’s an ordinary Saturday morning for Mike Baker, Regional Director of Business Development with Atlas Logistics ®. He gets a call from Jeremy Redd, who oversees shipping at eLuxurySupply ®. Jeremy has a question about a Less than Truckload (LTL) shi...

One to Win

Atlas ®’ entry in the 3PL arena came as a complement to existing final mile and pad-wrapped services. Fast-forward three years, and the consolidated Atlas Logistics ® brand is showing impressive growth. Sales are up a solid 7 percent this year, with ...

Hybrid Thinking Opens Booking Opportunites

Final mile service and LTL transportation may seem as compatible as oil and water. But Atlas Logistics ® is showing how the two can combine and open a new avenue of booking opportunities for Atlas ® Agents. Call it hybrid thinking—seeing a familiar p...

Getting it there

Atlas Logistics ® aligned into one department at Atlas ® headquarters in February of 2014. Newly appointed Vice President & General Manager Phil Wahl says the improved efficiencies are designed to offer best-in-class service, and to continue the ...

Titan Project Snapshot

Staybridge Inn Bowling Green, Kentucky Outdoor Patio Titan Global Distribution TM and Nelson Westerberg worked together to provide the perfect final mile for Office Logistics Services Inc. and Staybridge Suites in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The new 124...