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How the Federal Mandate on COVID Vaccines May Impact Local Warehousing

Recently, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily stayed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s emergency temporary standard that would require employers to set a mandate for employee COVID-19 vaccination and offer a testing alternative. According to SupplyChainDive, a news service that covers the logistics industry, supply chain experts and stakeholders have voiced concerns […]

Delayed Deliveries Throughout the Logistics Industry

In recent months as the world still reels from the uncertainty of the ongoing pandemic, many businesses have been understaffed. As a result, manufacturers are struggling to keep pace and delivery times have affected all sectors of the logistics industry. Ports across the west cost of the United States are backed up with cargo ships […]

Northern Nevada’s Most Trusted West Coast 3PL company

Many companies need West Coast fulfillment in order to facilitate shipments to the western United States. A West Coast 3PL company can prove to be invaluable in terms of reducing overall business costs. When choosing a West Coast fulfillment provider, consider the following about Reno, Nevada. There are many incentives for doing business in Nevada. […]

Collect/3rd Party Order Processing using UPS

At Hopkins, we provide options for our clients using our 3PL services. In order to use third party order processing payment option, UPS requires a valid address be submitted to their systems when we supply a Collect/3rd Party account number for processing. This is UPS’s attempt at validating that a shipper can use a supplied […]

Types of Commercial Warehousing

Commercial warehouses help companies store goods in a centralized location so that products can be quickly and efficiently transported to their destinations. Centralized storage reduces the cost of transporting goods to various geographic markets and makes it efficient to process, package and ship orders. Depending on a business’s needs, it can opt for two types […]

Looking Ahead to 2021

At Hopkins Distribution company, we understand the importance of logistics in today’s world of e-commerce and more and more people opting to shop online and have goods delivered to their doorstep. We especially understand the increasing dependence to have goods distributed As quickly and efficiently as possible, especially with complications from the current COVID-19 outbreak […]

History of Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain Management

Today, logistics and distribution is a rather complicated and advanced process but it began years ago in a less advanced form. We thought these quick facts and historical background would provide for an interesting read: Logistics refers the movement of products or services to a designated location at an agreed upon time, cost and condition. Ancient […]

Hopkins Distribution: The West Coast Distribution Logistics Specialists

If looking for a west coast distribution solution for your company, Hopkins Distribution provides supply chain, warehousing needs and logistics management at a price unlike any that our competition offers. At Hopkins Distribution, we are dedicated and trained to improve our clients’ overall performance and profitability by understanding their distribution and logistics needs and providing […]

Competitive Advantages of the Most Dependable Northern Nevada Distribution Warehouse

With so Many Places to Choose From for Third Party Logistics, why Choose Reno, NV for West Coast Logistics? If looking for a location for west coast distribution, the best bet is here in Reno, Nevada. Nevada has key competitive advantages for any west coast logistical needs. With access to air, rail and ground, Reno […]

Hopkins Distribution, a Trusted Source for Logistical Needs

Managing supply chains efficiently allows companies to save money and increase productivity. Consumers will receive products faster and  facilitates growth. How does one enhance their supply chain to achieve such success? Many companies hire a manager to control their supply chain and third-party companies to put the process into action.  Hopkins Distribution Company has been the […]