The Difference Between 3PL and 4PL

Posted by Port City Logistics on Nov 26, 2019 3:04:11 PM

In the world of logistics, a large number of terms, abbreviations, and slang can confuse any outsider. To those unfamiliar, 3PL (third-party logistics) companies like Port City Logistics and 4PL (fourth-party logistics) companies like Deloitte operate similarly, yet have a few small differences that force them into different categories. 

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Topics: Third Party Logistics (3PL), Supply Chain Efficiency, Warehousing

The Reason for Delayed Shipping

Posted by Port City Logistics on Nov 18, 2019 5:00:00 PM

Whether you run a business or you're at home, a late shipment of an expected product or item can be frustrating. For businesses, it could delay the launch of a series of products. For homeowners, they may rely on that item or set of clothes for the next day. Despite the frustration, shipments delays can be excused on some occasions. The following are a few reasons why delays may happen:

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Topics: Single Source Logistics, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Efficiency, Warehousing, Ocean Freight Shipping

Warehouse Availability at the Port of Savannah

Posted by Port City Logistics on Feb 20, 2019 11:35:59 AM

For businesses engaged in manufacturing, import, export, transport and trading of commodities, warehousing plays an important role in facilitating an effective supply chain. This is why it is important to choose a logistics partner that will meet ALL your transportation needs including storage. 

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Topics: Warehousing

What a Difference LED Lowcountry Lights Has Made! (Video)

Posted by Port City Logistics on Oct 20, 2017 2:02:42 PM
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Topics: Supply Chain Efficiency, Warehousing

Savannah Warehousing | Improving Warehouse Workforce Efficiency

Posted by Port City Logistics on Jul 7, 2017 3:29:40 PM

Our warehouse in Savannah has faced its challenges just like others, but we've been able to optimize with a few tried and true principles of productivity. If you want to draw out the full potential of your warehouse's performance, some of the best ways to do so can be surprisingly simple. Take the following things into consideration for ways that you can make your warehouse a well-oiled machine of improvement.

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Topics: Logistics Management, Warehousing