Driver Appreciation

Making Things Move At some point, every package you receive will likely be on either a truck or a van. The lifeblood of the shipping industry is the drivers who move goods from place to place. Whether these are long-haul drivers transporting food across the nation or short-haul cargo trucks delivering packages from planes and […]

Rising Fuel Costs

An Unfortunate Reality The crisis in Ukraine doesn’t appear to be ending anytime soon, and that is having consequences for us here in the United States. Fuel costs have increased and are unlikely to decrease at any point in the foreseeable future. For the average American, this means an added expense to their monthly budgets. […]

Shipping Innovations

A New Shipping Year The New Year is a time for remembering what came before. It is also a time for looking at what is coming in the future. The shipping industry has a very strong case for being the industry most impacted by innovation throughout history. Virtually every social and technological shift has impacted […]

Post-Holiday Shipping

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The Holiday Shipping Period December is a complicated and busy time for shipping and delivery. The hard deadline of December 25th causes customers to be somewhat inflexible on their deadlines, and more likely to pressure you to deliver products early. This is compounded by the fact that the number of orders increases fairly dramatically over […]

Winter Shipping Management

Winter Shipping Necessitates Caution Shipping in recent years has been a game of expectation management. Delays have become fairly routine, to the point where most clients have long since had to adjust to the reality that their orders are likely going to take far longer to arrive than they would have over other years. These […]

Holiday Shipping Prep 101

Holiday Shipping Delay Holiday shipping delays would be enough to make the most wonderful time of the year difficult during normal years. These last few years have been anything but normal. For many of you, this will be your first time handling holiday shipping since the pandemic started. You may still be dealing with Covid […]

5 Ways to Stop Overpaying for Shipping!

Protecting profit margins is important and one of the best ways to do it is to cut down on shipping costs! There are plenty of shipping methods designed specifically for this. If you’re a small business, this can make all the difference! There is always a shipping method to help you ship for less. Here […]

Five Reasons to Partner with Shipping Pilot, a 3PL Company

Work with the Masters of eCommerce Fulfillment, Kitting, FBA Prep, and Warehousing Shipping Pilot clients know what sets us apart: we’re an all-in-one third-party logistics company and e-commerce fulfiller that automates your shipping and fulfillment for your small business. These five reasons – and many others – are why they chose us as their business […]

Comparing Shopify Fulfillment vs. FBA vs. Walmart Fulfillment

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Which Fulfillment Service is Best for Your eCommerce Business? When you first start an ecommerce business, you were able to pack and fulfill orders yourself. But because you’re so good at what you do and offer in-demand products, your business has grown. Now, you need a scalable solution for order fulfillment that doesn’t cut too […]