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The Benefits of Partnering With Westset Logistics and Distribution

The coronavirus pandemic has had detrimental effects on the global economy, impacts that will surely ripple into 2021. Outlooks on the economy and company prospects have remained more positive than negative, though optimism on the global economy decreased from August to September.[i] This perceived forecast unfortunately speaks to uncertainty in the global marketplace. Anemic foreign …

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Reshoring and Establishing in the USA

Changing consumer behaviors demand rapid and iterative innovation which can be more effectively achieved by shortening supply chains and bringing producers closer to final consumers. This process of reshoring, bringing businesses back to the United States, offers benefits such as shorter delivery times, higher quality, and responsivity to customers. The key to making this transition …

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USMCA and Supply Chain Logistics in the USA

Los Angeles, California As companies continue to deal with supply chain logistics disruptions caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, they must now adjust to the latest international trade agreement: the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). USMCA went into effect July 1 and is impacting an already-challenged supply chain logistics environment. At Westset Logistics and …

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Strengthening The Supply Chain During A Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has tested supply chains like no other event in recent history. Companies are making both tactical and strategic adjustments to their supply chains that may transform the way they do business for the next decade or more. Businesses are seeing demand spike for certain items and plummet for others, while their access …

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Expanding, Growing and Committed to Providing Superior 3PL and Logistics Services

California 3PL Expands Westset Logistics and Distribution is excited to announce that we are expanding by moving into a new industrial location in Fullerton, California. This new space offers 309,439 SF; 80,500 additional square feet of warehouse space as well as new office spaces and workstations to support growth. Our growth depends on our commitment …

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Optimizing a supply chain model with the right 3PL

How does the economic forecast affect your business bottom line? California’s economy is predicted to grow faster than the nation’s next year. Even as recession fears haunt the ongoing expansion, California’s economic output expanded by 2.6% this year. In particular, California’s logistics industry, propelled by its giant Southern California ports, and its booming tech sector …

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Our Take on Supply Side West 2019

From October 16-18, Westset Logistics and Distribution attended SupplySide West® 2019 in Mandalay Bay Convention Center® in Las Vegas, NV. The event was a huge success, drawings thousands of participants and providing a space for Westset to showcase how we support our clients not only in storage, warehousing, and moving products, but overall growth and …

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Westset: Featured in Export New Zealand Keynote

Westset Logistics was recently featured as a successful case study in a presentation by Hema Dey, CMO at Iffel International, at an Export New Zealand conference entitled US Market Trends: Innovation and AgriTech, co-sponsored by the Canterbury Employer’s Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Dey’s speech focused on the quality logistics and warehousing solutions Westset offers to …

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TARIFFS DON’T TRUMP 3PL PARTNERSHIPS.

As a business expands and delivers more services and products in new markets to more customers, there comes a time when it must determine whether to outsource its shipping and fulfillment operations. In order to meet customer demand, many of these businesses turn to a third-party logistics (3PL) provider to do just that. Changes in …

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Westset Logistics – Dry Foods 3PL Division Will Be At SupplySide West 2018

Informa Exhibitions’ Global Health & Nutrition Network will host the SupplySide West trade show from November 6th through November 10th at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada! With over 20 years of experience, SupplySide West is the largest trade show and educational forum where professionals in the health and nutrition industry gather. The focus …

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Making a Poor Choice in a 3PL: Don’t Take the Risk

Third Party Logistics Providers, also known as 3PLs, are companies that arrange shipments as well as provide and manage transportation and related services for shippers, freight carriers, and other companies. 3PLs are becoming a critical component in the logistics industry, making important changes over time to adapt to changing customer needs and higher levels of …

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Exporting and 3PL Options in Los Angeles

Are you exporting or thinking about exporting to the USA via Los Angeles, California? This blog is focused on why International Manufacturers choose 3PL Westset Logistics, Los Angeles As an exporter to the USA, the unknowns include, but are not limited to, the notion of logistics, product warehousing, and ensuring that purchase orders are met, …

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3PL Dry Foods Division: Expansion in Downey, California

Are you a manufacturer of dry food products? Are you exporting dry food products to California via the ports of Los Angeles, San Diego or Long Beach? Westset Logistics is a leading 3PL headquartered in La Mirada, a city in close proximity to LAX and the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. With increased …

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Why is Westset Logistics the Best 3PL for your Dry Foods?

Be it spices, tea leaves or coffee grounds, Westset Logistics, a Los Angeles based third-party logistics (3PL) company, serves well as a full turnkey 3PL and logistics partner. The facility currently holds a large amount of dry foods and continues to provide excellent storage and order fulfillment services from its warehouse spaces in La Mirada, …

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Re-shoring and the benefits of partnering up with a 3PL

As the manufacturing sector takes on growth in the USA, the opportunities to grow American based manufacturing company’s runs into an exciting phase. However there are various issues with settling into a manufacturing mindset, after years of it being outsourced to the Far East. This includes, but is not limited to, vocational skills training, establishing …

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Why exporting to the USA is timely

With the US Dollar strengthening against major international currencies, it presents an opportunity for manufacturers to export to the USA. For example, the British pound fell to a 31 year low against the US dollar.  As much as we are seeing a gloomy report by Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential elections that the US …

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The Made In USA Challenge for US Business Owners

As the sparing continues between our presidential candidates, we hear about domestic job losses in the manufacturing sector of up to 5 million jobs since the year 2000. We also hear about re-shoring of US companies who are re-establishing manufacturing in the USA. USA Today reported back in April 2016 that leading corporates such as …

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Delicate Handling of Undergarments – by Westset Logistics, Los Angeles.

Undergarments! Yes boxers, underwear, bras, panties, lingerie, corsets, are items world consumers need and use every single day. With the Kardashians flaunting underwear smartphone selfies, undergarments are becoming “outergarments’ in this day and age. It is a fashion item and statement for everyday living. Back in 2014, Euromonitor reported that the world under garment market …

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Your Food Is Safe with us at Westset Logistics, 3PL

Careful handling of food ingredients or anything related to food is so important. It is a challenge because at some point consumers, i.e you or I, will be ingesting the product. How many times have we seen food poisoning cases, deaths, chronically ill children and adults all over the world caused by mishandling of food …

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Mergers and Acquisitions in the 3PL Universe

For decades, mergers and acquisitions were a staple of the logistics industry, serving as the key avenue for achieving scale, expanding geographic reach, and acquiring coverage of specific industries. This trend slowed significantly in the global recession of 2008, but the last year has shown a resurgence and steady rise in mergers and acquisitions in …

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Tips on How to Choose the Right 3PL Partner

If your business’s shipping, receiving, and inventory management is starting to take inordinate amounts of time and resources, then it may be time to outsource these duties to a professional. When you partner with a Third Party Logistics (3PL) firm, you place all of these duties in their hands, leaving you to do what you …

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Keeping an Eye on Order Accuracy

Accuracy in order fulfillment is an enormously crucial ingredient in the success of any business endeavor.  Well beyond the flow of your website, the conversion power of your sales team, or the reach of your marketing, if you break your promise to the consumer by shipping them the wrong product, you’ve lost their trust, and …

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Westset Logistics Southern California 3PL Attends IWLA Conference and Expo

Westset Logistics is a Southern California 3PL facility based in La Mirada. Founder Guy Dominguez has always focused the company on providing top notch customer service alongside keeping up with industry expectations and as previously mentioned back in March 2015, Westset a leading Southern California 3PL is now a proud member of the IWLA. Mr. Dominguez, …

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Westset Logistics Continues Expansion

Westset Logistics, a warehousing and distribution brand based in La Mirada, California, is capitalizing on expansion opportunities and growing their operations at a rate unprecedented for west coast third party logistics companies (3PLs). In addition to expanding their Southern California facilities, Westset is implementing sweeping infrastructure and technology improvements to streamline service of their customer …

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Holiday Logistics

The PICK and PACK ERA “Pick and pack” is a service more and more companies require with the explosion of internet sales a.k.a. eCommerce. On a daily basis, Westset Logistics provides pick and pack services for various clothing, electronics, soft furnishings and shoe manufacturers who require small orders to be shipped out directly to online …

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Does your 3PL answer the phone when you CALL?

A lot of product based businesses, be it manufacturers, wholesalers or distributors are looking to experience growth and increased profits. The cost of human capital in functional areas such as warehousing, fulfillment, logistics and supply chain can add up to significant overhead costs. The notion of outsourcing to a Southern California 3PL becomes very attractive …

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A Picture Spells a Thousand Words…..Why Total Transportation and Westset Logistics invested in a branding exercise.

Although operating under two brands and value propositions, Total Transportation (Total) and Westset Logistics (Westset) operate under one ownership.  Both companies offer a serviced based solution in Southern California. Total is Southern California focused in general freight delivery and logistics and Westset has a USA and International focus with a Class A 3PL and distribution …

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BENEFITS OF A Southern California 3PL USING WMS

When choosing a Third Party Logistics (3PL) partnership it is extremely beneficial to opt for one with a cloud based Warehouse Management System (WMS) such as what is implemented at Westset Logistics. The yielded benefits of any company involving stock control for using a 3PL with a great WMS range from convenience to significant. Human …

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European fashion manufacturers should export to USA

European fashion manufacturers who design and fabricate high-end premium clothing and accessories indeed have a disproportionate amount of their warehousing on the East Coast of the US .  This is particularly counterintuitive as Los Angeles has some of the highest demand for it in the world.  Los Angeles being the world’s main entertainment capital means …

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Cost Savings by Outsourcing Warehouse and Distribution to California 3PL’s like Westset

In today’s precarious economic climate companies are continuously seeking cost savings.  By outsourcing Warehouse and Distribution functions to Southern California Third Party Logistics (Southern California 3PL) firms like Westset Logistics, cost savings are attainable. How is outsourcing Warehouse and Distribution cheaper than doing it in-house? Cost savings can be achieved by various direct and indirect …

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The role Southern California 3PL’s like Westset Logistics could have in bringing back the textiles industry to America.

The textile industry in America has been looking rather bleak for quite some time now. With international outsourcing being significantly cheaper there have been over 650 textile plant closures in the United States since the late 1990’s alone. However most of these offshore plants have been located in developing countries such as China, a nation …

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Southern California 3PL – Offers Pick and Pack for Customers

eMarketer.com predicts worldwide B2C (business-to-consumer) eCommerce sales to increase by a staggering 20.1% this year, reaching $1.5 trillion. This drastic growth is largely due to increased use of online purchasing through mobile devices and, greater shipping and payment options. In a report by Forrester, U.S. Online Retail Forecast, 2009 to 2014, analysts Sucharita Mulpuru and …

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What are the benefits of using a 3PL?

Newly established companies and small businesses will often seek the services of a third party logistics company (3PL). While the 3PL provider offers assembling, packaging, storing and distribution solutions, businesses can focus their attention on more important objectives. 3PL companies are experts in their field and can therefore ensure that customers are supplied with products …

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Westset Logistic’s Grand Opening, 25th April 2013

120 people gathered at the La Mirada, CA terminal to celebrate the Grand Opening of Westset Logistics, a leading 3PL warehouse and distribution company. Guy and Ruben Dominguez welcomed key sponsors who started setting up at about 3PM, an hour before the main registration took place. Greg Clement from BKCG Attorney’s was one of the …

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Celebrating 17 years at Westset Logistics

Luis Serrano, is celebrating his 17th year with Westset Logistics. He has been instrumental in the evolution of the business from it’s pioneering days. “Staff at Westset and our sister company Total Transportation and Distribution, are very loyal to the owners of the company” says Serrano, Warehouse Manager. There are plenty of other 3PL’s in …

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Westset’s Grand Opening – now scheduled for the 25th of April 2013

Westset Logistics has recently moved to a larger location based in La Mirada, CA. the 135,000 sf facility will host both customers and the local business community for it’s grand opening early March 2013. “Our aim is to involve all stakeholders within the business community” says Guy Dominguez, President for Westset Logistics & Total Transportation …

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Creating efficiencies at Westset is a Number One Priority

  With increased traffic in inbound and outbound shipments, the owners of Westset have invested in building out 4 additional low leveler docking bays at Westset’s, La Mirada facility. “Progress has been on track to date and once all 4 bays are operational we will be able to create better efficiencies for our clients” says …

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Bowron Sheepskins chooses Westset Logistics

Bowron Sheepskins a New Zealand tannery has chosen Westset Logistics as their main 3PL for distribution of their products in North America. With the help of Iffel  International, who perform sales and marketing services in the USA for Bowron, the synergies between Bowron, Westset and Iffel have made this a win win partnership for all …

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