How to Pick a Third-Party Logistics Partner

Your products are piling up, the orders are flowing in, and the clock is ticking. But how do you find the logistics partner that’s the perfect fit for you? How do you find a warehouse that suits your product’s needs? Here are some tips. Know Your Needs Inside and Out Before you can find “The… Read more »

Why More Warehouse Are Specializing in E-Commerce Fulfillment

Why does it seem like more warehouses are specializing in e-commerce fulfillment these days? Well, more and more people are buying things online and expecting them to be delivered to their home or office. In 2019, for instance, e-commerce contributed some $190 billion to the economy, and, as you’d expect, it just keeps growing year… Read more »

What Does an AIB Certification Mean for a Third-Party Logistics Company?

Affiliated Warehouse Companies has built its reputation as trusted third-party logistics partners for businesses throughout North America. We go above and beyond to make sure products entrusted with our warehousing partners are safe; we make sure each warehouse we work with is clean, able to receive and export products on time, and have trustworthy workers… Read more »

Tips for Improving eCommerce Sales

Most companies these days want to improve their eCommerce sales. What are some tips to do so? Social Media for eCommerce Sales First, utilize social media. Many people spend hours and hours online, daily, checking their Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media accounts. Use your pages/posts to show what you offer and give potential… Read more »

Why a Third-Party Logistics Partner Can Be a Game Changer

If you’re in charge of a business, you know how complicated it can be to run one. That said, thankfully there are third-party logistics companies to help you. What are some reasons for your business to partner with a third-party logistics company when it comes to issues such as warehousing? There are plenty! Customer Service… Read more »

Where Are the Best Places to Store Products?

Do you have products and need to store them somewhere? What are some things to think about when it comes to the best places to store your products? Location, Location, Location First, where are the majority of your customers located? It makes sense that the storage warehouse for your products would be nearby– so if… Read more »

How to Reduce the Temperature of Warehouses in the Summer

It’s that time of year when the weather starts warming up, and as summer approaches you can expect hotter temperatures daily. With that in mind, how can you cool down a warehouse in the summer? There are numerous ways. Since workers don’t love to work in extreme heat, and products shouldn’t be melting (right?), it’s… Read more »

An Overview of Voice Picking Technology in Warehouses

Voice picking is something warehouses can benefit from, since voice picking systems connect to the warehouse management system and can convert orders into voice commands for workers to hear in their headphones. Then, the worker can verbally confirm their movements. Info gets recorded in the system– automatically. This is very convenient and helpful. It allows… Read more »

As the World Becomes More Connected, Warehousing Has Never Been More Important

The world is becoming more and more connected, and warehousing has never been more important, especially because of the rise of e-commerce. Technology In order to succeed and thrive, today’s warehouses should be using technology that allows real-time data management while also optimizing their supply chain(s). Warehousing involves storing, finding and distributing physical goods. Smart… Read more »