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Alex Stark | March 05, 2019

Why Intermodal Rail Use Continues to Soar

Last month, 1,401,081 trailers and containers were transported via intermodal rail -- the highest monthly total ever. Intermodal numbers are up for the year as well, with volumes 3.4% higher than this point in 2016 and 0.3% higher than 2015...
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Topics: Freight Transportation

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Alex Stark | February 14, 2019

Tackling the Logistics Industry Talent Gap from the Inside Out

There’s a talent gap in logistics today and companies are dealing with it in different ways. For KANE, that’s meant placing more emphasis than ever on hiring logistics workers from within. Recently, we caught up with KANE’s VP of Human Reso...
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Topics: Logistics Labor Management, Warehouse Operations, KANE Company News

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.

Alex Stark | February 14, 2019

6 Must-Haves for 3PL Food Warehousing

Food products that need storage in temperature-controlled food warehouses call for specialized 3PLs who understand the physical and regulatory requirements for these products. When searching for a 3PL for food warehousing, here are 6 things...
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Topics: Food and Beverage Logistics

Alex Stark | January 22, 2019

The top challenges of managing a warehouse staff? Survey says...

KANE recently sponsored research that surveyed 250 logistics and supply chain executives on the subject of labor management strategies in the warehouse. Read the full report.
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Topics: Logistics Labor Management

Alex Stark | January 11, 2019

KANE 2018 – Year in Review

As a new year begins, we wanted to reflect briefly on the year just passed. Here's a look back on some of the prominent accomplishments at Kane Is Able in 2018.
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Topics: KANE Company News

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Alex Stark | December 07, 2018

Mid-Tier Suppliers Voice Retail Distribution Frustrations

Among small and mid-sized suppliers to grocery chains and mass retailers, few would argue that big retailers are the power brokers in the retail distribution supply chain. But as these retailers push more and more of the burden of supply ch...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Freight Transportation

Alex Stark | November 26, 2018

Logistics Saves Lives: Support ALAN and Partners on Giving Tuesday, 2018

#GivingTuesday is November 27th. It’s a global giving movement and you’ll (hopefully) see a good deal of coverage from many different, worthy organizations.
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges

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Alex Stark | October 02, 2018

Reflections on CX Day

Today, October 2, is CX Day. Have you ever heard of it? It’s actually the 6th annual celebration of customers – the group without whom none of us would have jobs.
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Warehouse Operations, 3PL Outsourcing, KANE Company News