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2017 Blog Archive

Jun 06, 2017

Issue Resolution Features of ProPack's Customer Support Ticket System

ProPack’s custom developed support ticket system allows clients to communicate directly with the company regarding shipments, inventory, issue resolution, and customer service.

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May 11, 2017

ProPack's Expertise in Lot Control, Good Manufacturing Processes, and Warehousing Dietary Supplements

With roughly two-thirds of its warehoused goods in the Washington, Tennessee, and Utah warehouses requiring lot control, ProPack has evolved procedures and SOPs to handle the FDA requirements that come along with handling dietary supplements. Our expertise in lot control has allowed us to become ...

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Apr 26, 2017

Our iPod App's Inventory Control Features Allow for Seamless Productivity

It’s Sunday afternoon, and I am meticulous about what I eat and how much I spend on my lunches at work. I like to do all of my grocery shopping Saturday night, so that when I get ready to cook everything on Sunday, I don’t ...

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Apr 18, 2017

Location Management from the iPod App, the Compass of the Fulfillment Process

On my first tour of ProPack, I was impressed by the organization in the warehouse: row after row of product, all arranged numerically and alphabetically. With thousands and thousands of products on the shelves, it must take ages for the fulfillment employees to learn all ...

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Apr 10, 2017

Unique Ways ProPack's Shipping Expertise can Help Your Profitability

My first feeble attempt at making money online happened when I was 19. I found my old paintball guns I used in middle school and put them on eBay with a starting bid of $60. Only one person bid, and it was sold for $60. ...

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Apr 03, 2017

Shippers Face Higher Expectations as Consumers Prefer Shopping Online

I recently ordered myself a new laptop on eBay, and the estimated delivery date was March 5th. On the drive home, I excitingly anticipated a box on the front step, but to my surprise, nothing had arrived yet. I walked into my house, disappointed. I ...

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Mar 25, 2017

Visibility from ProPack: Providing Logistics Freedom in the Information Age

The 21st century is the information age; we want information available at the press of a button. Cell phone apps acquire investments worth millions of dollars because they make some aspect of life more efficient, safe, or it saves people time and money.

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Mar 14, 2017

Rewarding Efficiency: Simplifying Processes Saves Your Business Money

You go to the grocery store after work, you haven’t eaten since lunch, and you’re starving. You walk through the snacks aisle, and your impulses are overwhelming: you end up spending $30 on chips, cookies, and crackers. This could have been avoided this by having ...

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Mar 07, 2017

Logistics Freedom: How our Strategic Locations Simplify the Logistics Process

When I was fresh out of high school, I was excited to gain independence; I could tackle all of life’s problems on my own. As I gained life experience in my early 20’s, I realized that the presence of family, friends, and mentors helped ...

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Feb 27, 2017

Technologically Driven, not Technologically Dependent

“Technology is nothing. What's important is that you have a faith in people, that they're basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they'll do wonderful things with them. It's not the tools that you have faith in — tools are just tools. ...

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Feb 17, 2017

ProPack Stays a Step Ahead to Save You Time, Headaches

I have been backpacking for many years, and in the Pacific Northwest, the weather is frequently wet and unpredictable. Being obsessed with accountability and organization, I have to load my backpack in a way that makes accessing important items quick and efficient.

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Jan 05, 2017

Reflections on 2016: ProPack's Place in the 3PL Universe

Heading into 2017, we take a look at some general 3PL industry trends, and how the bond between shippers and 3PL industries continue to blossom into mutually beneficial relationships.

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