Archive for pool distribution

Pool Distribution Making a Comeback with Manufacturers and Retailers

“If you think about it, for the past couple of decades in supply chain, companies have been focused on optimizing their network and maximizing efficiencies, on creating full truckloads and full order quantities,” said JP Wiggins, Co-Founder & Vice President of Logistics at 3Gtms, in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “Today, with the Amazon […]

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The Benefits of Dynamic Pool Distribution

JP Wiggins, Co-Founder & Vice President of Logistics at 3Gtms, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Are you seeing increased demand for pool distribution capabilities from your clients and prospects? What’s driving this demand? What type of operations would benefit the most from using pool distribution? What transportation management […]

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Pool Distribution: The Speed of Parcel at the Cost of LTL/Truckload

With four kids heading in four different directions each night (swim practice, track practice, sax lessons, religious school), the only way my wife and I are able to pull it off is by carpooling with other families. It’s our own version of pool distribution, a replenishment and fulfillment model that, although it has been around […]

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Pool Distribution: The Value of the Network Effect in Transportation

Watch as Chris Jones, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Services at Descartes Systems Group discusses the history of pool distribution, common misconceptions about the model today, and why pool distribution as a store replenishment strategy is more relevant than ever. What is pool distribution? Why is pool distribution in the spotlight today? What are the critical factors […]

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