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Public Warehousing: An Advantage Ahead of the Competition

Are you in the process of choosing a company for your warehousing and distribution needs? Location is the first detail a company should consider. Northern Nevada is considered the “Distribution Hub of the West” and is the primary location for companies seeking a centralized distribution point to the western region of the United States. Because of this […]

3PL Sales Processes, Tech, and Customer Relationships: Choose Hopkins

Third-party logistics providers are always looking for ways to improve their sales processes and it’s no surprise that so many are turning to contemporary 3PL technologies to assist with this task. At Hopkins, we pride ourselves on being ahead of the technological curve, and our data proves it. Our distribution team remains at the forefront of our […]

What Can a 3PL Do for Your Startup?

Hopkins Distribution Company is well known and respected for providing global logistics and distribution solutions for hundreds of clients across the United States. As a Third Party Logistics (3PL) specialist, we provide our clients with a wide array of highly technical and cost-efficient options for fulfillment, distribution, and warehousing challenges. Customers are our partners in business. Companies […]

Affordable and Eco-Friendly Public Warehousing

Eco-friendly Distribution Company  Our customer service department works daily with you in mind. At Hopkins, we value our clients, as well as their vision and needs. We strive to ensure accuracy and make it a priority to treat our client’s employees, inventory and processes as our own. Warehouses are the center of the transportation and 3PL logistics […]

3PL Logistics, 2018

Third-party logistics (3PL, or TPL) providers, like Hopkins Distribution, specialize in integrated operation, warehousing, and transportation services that are scaled and customized to our customers’ needs based on market conditions, consumer demands, delivery service requirements specific for their products and materials, and more. (See our Law of Agency article.) 3PL goes quite a bit further than just logistics, though, our services integrate […]

Product Uniqueness, Consumer News 2017  

This holiday is moving quite a bit a faster than it has in past years and it’s due in major part to the growing consumer spending pool these past few months. With unique technology, the growing popularity of online shopping and social media pushing products and DIY projects for the celebratory season, it has never been […]

Pride in Accessibility  

At Hopkins Distribution Company we have always taken pride in being accessible to our clients. Nothing is more frustrating than not being able to reach someone when you need information and assistance, especially when it is about your product, your business, and your livelihood.   For this reason, we offer you multiple phones and fax contacting methods; all of which […]

A 3PL Company in the Western United States  

And the one you have been looking for. Hopkins is a distribution company in Reno that offers both private and public warehousing solutions for a variety of different clients.   Warehousing in Nevada is an ideal solution for both a multi-point distribution network and a National distribution location. As a distribution hub to some of the largest metropolitan areas in the […]

Your Customer’s Put High Stakes on On-Time Holiday Delivery  

“27 percent of U.S. customers would rather get a root canal than have personal holiday shipments come late, according to a DHL holiday customer survey that reveals on-time shipments are a high priority (Inbound Logistics).”  45 percent of respondentsreported thatthey expect an increase in e-commerce sales of at least 10 % during the holiday season.  While 47% of respondents feel fulfilling shipment orders […]

UPS and FedEx Dimensional Weight Rates

FedEx Dimensional Weight (Dim Weight) Dim weight is a billing technique that considers the volume of a package, in addition to the actual weight. Ground and Home Delivery Effective January 5, 2015, FedEx Ground will apply dimensional weight pricing to all shipments. Currently, FedEx Ground applies dimensional weight pricing only to packages measuring 3 cubic feet […]