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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

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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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

Blake Sauls | March 11, 2021

Partnership is the Key Ingredient to 3PL Innovation

Manufacturers and retailers outsource distribution for a variety of reasons. Cost savings and service level improvements top the list. Flexibility, risk mitigation and access to technology are some of the other benefits they seek. To achiev...
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Aaron Towns | February 25, 2021

The Dangerous Ripple Effects of High Warehouse Employee Turnover

Manufacturers and retailers who outsource distribution activities to third-party logistics companies (3PLs) understand that there is a certain amount of churn among warehouse workers. But just how much churn is something they should be payi...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Logistics Labor Management

Fred Lamb | February 04, 2021

Tips for Starting a New Logistics Operation During a Pandemic

Despite the global pandemic, Kane Logistics’ operations team has been in major start-up mode for the last year, with several new logistic operations coming on board. All facilities have started successfully and on schedule. But that success...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Warehouse Operations

Kane Logistics | January 28, 2021

Warehouse Worker Protection Critical to Sustaining Productive DC Operations

During the COVID-19 pandemic, warehouse worker protection has emerged as a critical core competency for corporate logistics departments and their 3PL partners. Business continuity literally depends upon it since a virus outbreak could close...
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Topics: Logistics Safety

Mike Kelly | January 14, 2021

Wine & Spirits: 6 tips to Reduce Product Damage in the Warehouse

Billions of dollars of product are lost each year to product and packaging damage in the grocery industry. Product damage is a particularly severe profit drain for wine and spirits manufacturers trying to keep a fragile product intact durin...
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Topics: Warehouse Operations, Wine & spirits