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Kane Logistics | March 31, 2022

Top Causes of Warehouse Accidents

Warehouse accidents take both a human and financial toll. Families and colleagues depend on warehouse associates – at home and at work – so the goal is that they leave work just like they came in. When injuries occur, the direct and indirec...
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Topics: Logistics Safety

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Kane Logistics | March 10, 2022

Logistics KPIs: Some Things Just Don’t Make Sense

Logistics KPIs are the cockpit dashboard of our logistics operations. They tell us how we’re doing against plan and flag when things are off and need attention. We’re in an execution business; metrics speak to the quality of that execution.
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Topics: 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.


Safety In Logistics Operations

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


Multi-Channel Distribution: 10 Tips to Drive Efficiency

As the line between web and traditional retail store fulfillment blurs, brands need to assess their fulfillment capabilities and those of their 3PL multi-channel distribution partners. Consumers prefer to be channel agnostic. They want to c...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Consumer Goods Logistics

Kane Logistics | February 17, 2022

The 'Real' Cost of High Warehouse Turnover Rates

It costs $8,500 dollars to replace a warehouse worker. Sound like a lot? Well, that’s actually the low end. Calculating just the direct, trackable dollars, the cost to replace one warehouse worker can reach 25% of that worker’s salary. Usin...
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Topics: Consumer Goods Logistics, Logistics Labor Management

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Kane Logistics | February 14, 2022

Kane Logistics enters into agreement to be acquired by ID Logistics

Kane Logistics is pleased to announce that its ownership group, Harkness Capital Partners has entered into a purchase and sale agreement to sell our great company to a very prestigious, global logistics company, named ID Logistics.
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Topics: KANE Company News

Kane Logistics | January 27, 2022

Continuous Improvement in Logistics: A Q&A with Jason Morin

Jason Morin is Senior Director of Continuous Improvement and Engineering within KANE’s operations group. His 25 years of supply chain engineering and continuous improvement (CI) experience includes stints at multiple third-party logistics c...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges

Kane Logistics | January 19, 2022

Why You Should Move Secondary Packaging Closer to the Consumer

Much of the cost and complexity in CPG supply chains happens post manufacturing. Think about it. You might have one product – a potato chip – that gets packaged in dozens of ways. Historically, this final packaging has been handled as a dis...
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Topics: Consumer Goods Logistics, Warehouse Operations, Contract Packaging

Lora Cumbie | December 20, 2021

AIB Standards: What are they and why are they important?

AIB International, formerly the American Institute for Baking, was founded in 1919 to “put science to work for bakers.” Since then, AIB has grown into one of the world’s foremost training and auditing organizations on food safety, setting A...
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Topics: Food and Beverage Logistics