When it comes to hot restaurant trends, R&S Logistics knows it’s easy to get caught up in every hyper-seasonal flavor-of-the-moment. Sriracha was on fire for a while… and then it got overdone. Kale became synonymous with health food… and its snobbery. But there are a few restaurant trends that are nowhere near their ceiling and we can only expect those to grow. The Instagram Effect is Buzzing. Or call it the social media effect. Read on →

>It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping. -John Sinor To all of our retailers and e-commerce friends, summer is the time to hustle! The season is filled with opportunities and you don’t want to miss out on sales this Father’s Day! R&S Logistics has a list of ideas to help make sure you reach as many dads and families celebrating Dad’s day as possible. Read on →

One of the best things about running an e-commerce business is the ability to put your product into the hands of customers near and far. If you happen to sell perishable goods, however, shipping can become a rather sticky issue. R&S Logistics always wants to help make the complicated simple, so we’ve compiled some tips for e-commerce businesses wishing to ship out perishable foods. Related: Groceries, delivered rank high on customer desires. Read on →

This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 12. If you haven’t yet prepared special promotions for your business to benefit from the nearly $24 billion spent in the US alone, let R&S Logistics help you begin churning ideas. Offer a Mother’s Day Bundle It doesn’t matter if you sell services, products, or both. Create at least one special bundle that makes sense for moms. People are constantly on the hunt for simple solutions to their needs, especially when it comes to gifts. Read on →

Across the United States, folks are saying ‘buh bye’ to winter and making their summer getaway plans. As a retailer, are you prepared to tap into your customers’ desires and create a sizzling hot summer campaign? R&S Logistics has pulled together some timeless summer marketing ideas you can start thinking about right note for more successful summer sales. Summer Celebrations Summer is the time to party in the USA! Schedules start filling up with graduations, weddings, cookouts, block parties, family reunions and so much more. Read on →

Every business owner is looking for ways to save more money, and today, an increasing number of businesses are trying to go green at the same time. R&S Logistics prides itself on offering solutions that work for your business–and not just cookie cutter answers, either. That’s why we partner with our clients to create an incredible relationship to attend to the triple bottom line, value-added services, and more. In honor of International Earth Day in March, we’ve gathered some eco-friendly ideas a business might consider to save some additional green. Read on →

April 15 will be here before you know it–are you and your business prepared for tax season? Small businesses in particular could use a little extra help to make sure they minimize their tax liability and get the most from the season. At R&S Logistics, we aim to help move your business ahead in every way, so we’ve rounded up a few simple tips to help you maximize your tax time experience. Read on →

Recent announcements of sweeping store closures for big names like Toys R Us, JC Penney, and Sam’s Club have caused many to lament–or debate–the death of retail. However, some industry experts have stepped up to say that retail is in fact not dying–its landscape is simply changing. In reality, plenty of retailers are thriving despite the changes and yes, Amazon. R&S Logistics has complied four key ways a retailer may stay relevant to flourish through this new world. Read on →

When you partner with a third party logistics provider (3PL), it’s imperative that you look at the partnership as a real relationship to get the most out of your 3PL connection. Your friendly experts at R&S Logistics have gathered some tips to help “you feel the love” this Valentine’s day with your 3PL. Related: How will you build a better supply chain? Consider what the 3PL does best and confirm that’s what you want. Read on →

It’s a new year and all food and beverage enterprises will need to address the right issues to keep up in 2018. If you plan to remain competitive in the next 12 months and beyond, R&S Logistics has rounded up a few of the challenges your F&B business must be ready to face head on. Food Safety Clearly, the issue of food safety is one that will always be at the forefront of the entire F&B industry. Read on →