Are you at 98% OTIF for Walmart deliveries?

By GEODIS on Sep 15, 2020 10:40:58 AM

Walmart+ and increases in OTIF

Walmart recently announced Walmart+, a new subscription-based
program that offers unlimited free delivery. The program competes directly with Amazon Prime, giving members access to in-store prices and same-day delivery on more than 160,000 items. Review the infographic below and let us know if you'd like to continue the discussion!

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CPSC Chooses GEODIS

By GEODIS on Sep 3, 2020 2:02:24 PM

By most counts there are hundreds of customs brokers in the US - but only one who was selected by the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) to test new messaging and that would be GEODIS. For several months now, the GEODIS Customs Brokerage Product team and Customs Brokerage Operations have been testing enhanced messaging and visibility to CPSC cargo actions. CPSC reached out to GEODIS and asked if we would work with them and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as they test enhanced messaging. We are excited to see the benefits this partnership could bring to the industry.

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Why You Should Use a 3PL for Your Capacity Solutions

By GEODIS on Apr 16, 2020 10:03:33 AM

You’ve just launched a new product, you’re having your seasonal promotion, or for an unseen reason, you see an influx in demand. Whatever the reason, you need capacity - and you need it fast. 

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What is Retailer Consolidation and Why is it Important?

By GEODIS on Jul 11, 2019 10:29:23 AM

In today’s world, consumers expect a wide variety of selection when they walk into a big-box retail store. They want to see their favorite brands and they expect them to be in stock any time they walk through the doors. As a result, brands have had to adapt their supply chains to meet these increasing demands. 

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5 Benefits to Outsourcing Your Fulfillment

By GEODIS on Mar 4, 2019 11:28:02 AM

Running a business can feel like far more than a full-time job. Not only do you have to provide your customers with appealing and useful products, but you also must purchase, market, and deliver them, all while providing excellent customer service, performing daily operations, and working to grow your business.

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What it Means to Become a "Shipper of Choice"

By Doug Frank on Oct 11, 2018 4:31:28 PM

In the first half of 2018, a convergence of forces is disrupting the complex ecosystem of manufacturers, carriers, and third-party logistics (3PL) partners that comprise the U.S. shipping and logistics industry:

  1. Freight volumes are expanding across the board due to the strong U.S. economy.
  2. A nationwide driver shortage leaves fewer drivers on the road overall.
  3. Electronic logging device (ELD) policies implemented in late 2017 mean drivers are on the roads less hours than they used to be.

As a result, there’s more freight to ship and fewer people — operating under more strictly regulated hours — to move it where it needs to go.

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