The CPL Buzz
08.16.2019 | by: Milton Cornwell
4 Laws You Might Have Missed that Are Regulating the Wine Industry

  It’s rare that we speak with a winery owner or manager and don’t hear about laws, licensing, regulations, and compliance—and all of the effort required to keep up with it all. Here’s a pretty typical pattern: A winery decides it wants to grow, and hears about a great new trend. Maybe it’s building a new eCommerce website, or offering food in its tasting room […]

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04.12.2018 | by: Milton Cornwell
DTC Wine Shippers Come In All Shapes and Sizes – Why Your Winery Should Care

Just like wineries themselves, DTC fulfillment providers are quite different when you take a hard look at them. More times than not, size of the organization plays a big role in determining how they operate and the solutions they can offer their clients. Here’s an analogy: You need to buy a ladder so you can do some work on your house. Do you go to […]

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09.09.2016 | by: The Copper Peak Team
Shipping Wine (and Non-Wine) Products: FTL, LTL, and 5 Other Considerations

When it comes to shipping, few products have seen more changes than wine and related products. Not only are there regulations to contend with, but the very models that wineries are using to market and sell wine are changing. This makes the process of getting products into the hands of customers that much more complex. Traditionally, wineries would start their research into shipping by getting […]

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06.27.2016 | by: Milton Cornwell
Why Cloud Computing Will Be the Next Big Thing in Wine Shipping

  Cloud-based software might seem like the furthest thing from the business of producing and selling wine. For most people, the cloud is a place to store music and photos you take with your smartphone. In reality, it can be a secret weapon for your wine business. Cloud-based software is changing how logistics gets done. There’s a great metaphor in this post about cloud computing […]

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03.17.2016 | by: The Copper Peak Team
The #1 Cause of Surprises in Wine Logistics

    Most wineries don’t bother with RFPs when looking for a logistics partner. That’s OK: A good referral to a company experienced in your vertical, or well established in your geographic area, is often a preferable way to find a 3PL partner– and it takes less time and effort. Still, there are times when an RFP is needed. And the worst thing that can […]

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