04/05/2024

The Importance of Accurate Order Fulfillment in the Retail Apparel Industry: Three Ways to Offer the Best Customer Experience

Reading Time: 3 minutes Apparel and Footwear customers have unique expectations when shopping online due to the nature of the products they purchase and the experience they seek. Failure to accurately fulfill their orders directly impacts their experience and causes disappointment, frustration, and inconvenience, leading to lost sales and diminished brand trust. Navar reports that the estimated cost of… Continue reading The Importance of Accurate Order Fulfillment in the Retail Apparel Industry: Three Ways to Offer the Best Customer Experience

02/02/2024

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your eCommerce Fulfillment Partner

Reading Time: 4 minutes With peak season in the rearview, now is the time for eCommerce brands to reflect on their performance and strategy. This evaluation helps businesses identify areas of improvement and make any necessary adjustments for the upcoming year, like implementing new delivery options, products, or a new fulfillment provider, for instance. Whether businesses are exploring a… Continue reading 5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your eCommerce Fulfillment Partner

01/16/2024

2023 NFI Wrapped

Reading Time: 6 minutes In 2023, NFI expanded our North American footprint and continued to deliver innovative new products — it has been a year that makes us incredibly proud. It would not have been possible without our almost 17,000 employees and partners working tirelessly to expand our growing business, advance innovation, foster a cleaner environment, and champion diversity… Continue reading 2023 NFI Wrapped

12/27/2023

Prepare your Warehouse for a Dynamic Environment in 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes A guest blog post by Bill Mahoney, EVP and CCO Heading into 2024, shippers’ warehousing and distribution networks will be shaped by inventory normalization, labor dynamics, and strategic adoption of new technologies. With interest rates rising and consumer demand uncertain, inventory carrying costs will be scrutinized. Networks optimized for speed and flexibility will be reconfigured… Continue reading Prepare your Warehouse for a Dynamic Environment in 2024

12/26/2023

2024 Transportation Outlook: What Shippers and Carriers Need to Know

Reading Time: 2 minutes A guest blog by Chris Duncan, SVP of Transportation Heading into 2024, the transportation industry faces persistent challenges like those experienced this past year — suppressed spot and contracted rates, financial pressures on small and mid-size fleets, and ongoing driver shortages. While demand is expected to improve from current softness, other factors will test providers.… Continue reading 2024 Transportation Outlook: What Shippers and Carriers Need to Know

12/05/2023

The 2024 Managed Transportation Outlook: Building Resilience

Reading Time: 3 minutes A guest blog by Jeff Kanterman, SVP of Transportation Management, NFI Heading into 2024, the North American transportation environment will be shaped by cautious optimism amidst economic uncertainty. While demand is expected to begin improving midyear from current softness, shippers must maintain a disciplined approach focused on optimizing costs and supply chain networks. Providers who… Continue reading The 2024 Managed Transportation Outlook: Building Resilience

11/29/2023

NFI eCom and Beyond: 4 Reasons to Partner With Us

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Ecommerce brands know that how their products get delivered can set them apart from their competition. NFI eCom, a division of NFI, offers omnichannel solutions to a diverse customer base. Leveraging the capabilities of a full-service 3PL can help shippers navigate the intricacies of the supply chain while serving all of the needs of their… Continue reading NFI eCom and Beyond: 4 Reasons to Partner With Us

11/28/2023

Consumer Behaviors and New Tech Trends Reshaping 2024 eCommerce Supply Chains

Reading Time: 2 minutes A guest blog by Steve Syverson, Senior Director of NFI eCom The outlook for the 2024 eCommerce supply chain predicts both challenges and opportunities shaped by economic trends, consumer behaviors, and technological change. As the Federal Reserve sustains its inflation fight through interest rate hikes, discretionary consumer spending will face headwinds. Brands must focus on… Continue reading Consumer Behaviors and New Tech Trends Reshaping 2024 eCommerce Supply Chains

11/21/2023

Navigation Still Required: Ports and Drayage Outlook 2024

Reading Time: 2 minutes A guest blog post by Richard Jung, Vice President, Port Services After weathering recent storms, the North American port ecosystem can expect improving stability alongside new complexities in 2024. The ebbs and flows of demand should return as excess inventory wanes in distribution centers, yet lasting economic uncertainty may temper volumes. Labor dynamics will remain… Continue reading Navigation Still Required: Ports and Drayage Outlook 2024