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Kane Logistics | August 19, 2021

Strategies to Reduce Overtime Costs in the Warehouse

Significant employment decreases occurred in many industries during the pandemic. But in transportation and warehousing, demand for labor continued and even grew. When there are not enough reliable workers to fill the need, warehouse operat...
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Topics: Logistics Labor Management

Kane Logistics | August 12, 2021

The Race for (Warehouse) Space: A Q&A with KANE’s Chief Commercial Officer

Vacancy rates for distribution warehouse space are near all-time lows and that’s forced shippers and 3PLs to rethink traditional strategies to support growth. We recently talked with KANE’s Chief Commercial Officer, Stan Schrader, about the...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Warehouse Operations

The Ultimate Guide to Being a Great 3PL Customer

This quick-read eBook lists 12 best practices designed to elicit greatness from your 3PL.

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Safety In Logistics Operations

4 strategies to turn safety from a compliance-driven chore to a profit-driving opportunity.

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Kane Logistics | July 08, 2021

Efficient Co-Packing Services Require Mix of Manual & Automated Processes

Large-volume contract packaging operations can be very labor dependent. With warehouse labor increasingly harder to find, and the cost of that labor increasing, interest in packaging automation is also on the rise. But when it comes to seco...
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Topics: Contract Packaging

Kane Logistics | June 18, 2021

3PL Selection: Rely on Customer Experience to Identify the Right Partner

3PL selection has become a critically important decision for manufacturers and retailers as they seek the efficiency, flexibility and operational cost savings that third-party logistics providers can bring. Choosing a 3PL has historically b...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Kane Logistics | May 27, 2021

Exploring the Benefits of Dedicated Fleet Services

About 53% of all carriers are private carriers, for a total in the U.S. of about 620,000 registered carriers, according to the ATA. Close to 70% of outbound freight moves on private fleet trucks. When a company decides to manage its own pri...
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Topics: Freight Transportation

Kane Logistics | May 13, 2021

The Keys to Great 3PL Customer Service: An Interview with KANE’s Jason Brown

Kane Logistics was recently named 3PL of the Year by Sam’s Club. KANE operates three high-volume distribution centers for Sam's Club. The award recognizes superior operational performance and customer service. We talked with Jason Brown, KA...
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Topics: Consumer Goods Logistics

Kane Logistics | April 27, 2021

The Advantages of Northeast Regional Trucking Companies

For many consumer product manufacturers, the Northeast is a critically important market. It makes sense to develop close partnerships with carriers that can provide superior service to grocery chains and mass retailers in this market. Let’s...
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Topics: Freight Transportation

Alex Stark | March 30, 2021

Give me some (warehouse) space

The industrial real estate market has changed dramatically in the last year. Today, it’s a seller’s market and power users of warehouse space, like large CPG companies, don’t have the same ability they once had to access the space they need...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Warehouse Operations