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DC Velocity

January 20, 2023

By DC Velocity Staff

Technology tools and a West Coast DC are helping Uncommon Goods get its artisan products, crafts, and unique gifts to 90% of the U.S. within two days. Online retailer Uncommon Goods is getting orders to customers faster than ever these days, thanks in large part to its partnership with third-party logistics service provider (3PL) ITS Logistics. A recent technology integration and new West Coast distribution solution mean that Uncommon Goods can distribute to 90% of the United States within two days—even during the busy holiday season, when the specialty retailer’s volume increases by more than 3,000%.

“Our customers come to us for our creatively designed, unique products, but we realized that we needed to be faster and increasingly efficient to remain competitive [with] other retail options,” Robert Carucci, head of operations at Uncommon Goods, said in a statement describing its four-year partnership with ITS Logistics. “We needed a custom solution to efficiently scale to adjust to the drastic seasonal swings of our business, especially for the holiday season peak.”

And that’s exactly what they’ve received from ITS, which has spent the past few years developing programs to reduce delivery time, boost inbound vendor efficiency, and handle those massive swings in demand.

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