Creek Notes

Creek Notes

by: SC Logistics Services

Outsourcing Helps Subscription Companies Add Ecommerce Platform

POSTED: Thursday, 28 April 2016
It is no secret that subscription box sales are exploding. Visits to popular subscription sites are up almost 3,000 percent in the past three years, according to Hitwise data.i To gain a competitive edge in an increasingly crowded marketplace, many subscription companies are moving from traditional subscription services to an ecommerce business model. Instead of insisting that “one size fits all,” sophisticated providers are allowing customers to pick and choose the contents of their subscription online....

A Sustainability Strategy You Can Count On

POSTED: Thursday, 21 April 2016
Every day, Saddle Creek's compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks help our customers reduce their environmental footprint. Since its launch in 2012, our eco-friendly fleet has made deliveries throughout the Southeast and Southwest, handling everything from sports drinks to home improvement products with near-zero emissions. Our infographic captures a number of remarkable sustainability statistics. Want to see what our fleet can do for you? Let's run the numbers! Contact us today. ...

5 Ways Your 3PL Can Help You Control Costs

POSTED: Thursday, 14 April 2016
The cost-effectiveness of 3PL services is expected to help drive growth of the 3PL market at a CAGR of 3.29% from 2016 to 2020, according to a new report from Effective 3PLs can help to control costs for their customers by improving efficiency, increasing flexibility, reducing overhead, controlling inventory carrying costs, and minimizing capital investments. Cost-saving initiatives can take a variety of forms:   1. Shared Space Many companies find value in a shared-space warehouse...