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Kane Logistics | November 05, 2020

Key Trends in Food and Beverage Logistics

From October 21-22, Armstrong & Associates held its annual 3PL Value Creation Summit. One of the expert panels featured on the agenda was “Key Trends in Food and Beverage Logistics.” KANE Logistics’ Alex Stark was on this panel, along w...
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Topics: Food and Beverage Logistics

Alex Stark | October 29, 2020

Be kind. Be careful. Be yourself.

The other day, we received a message on KANE’s Facebook page. It was from someone who had been driving his car behind a KANE truck for several miles and was commenting on the words on the back of every KANE trailer: “Be kind. Be careful. Be...
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Topics: 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.

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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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Larry Catanzaro | October 22, 2020

The Freight Rate Trap: How Chasing Spot Market Pricing Can Backfire

Freight rates fluctuate. Always have. Always will. Large-volume shippers in search of the cheapest rate monitor spot market freight rates closely. When prices dip, freight procurement people rev up the RFP machine and shop out lanes to capi...
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Topics: Freight Transportation

Alex Stark | September 30, 2020

Managing 3PL Relationships: Look for Intangible Benefits

The choice and effectiveness of your 3PL relationships have an enormous impact on your company’s profitability and its reputation with your customers. We find that the factors that lead shippers to seek out 3PLs in the first place – things ...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | September 28, 2020

Maximizing Logistics Outsourcing Benefits: What Shippers Can Do

A good third-party logistics partner (3PL) can add value far beyond the cost of the service. But the extent of that value is significantly influenced by the actions of the outsourcing company and how it manages the relationship. This articl...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | August 27, 2020

What to Look for in Food Logistics Companies

If you manage distribution for a food manufacturer, distributor or retailer, you’re concerned not only with shipping accurate, on-time orders, but also with cold chain management, regulatory compliance, food safety, and other specialized lo...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing, Food and Beverage Logistics

Kane Logistics | August 13, 2020

Wine and Spirits Logistics

What country drinks the most wine and spirits in the world, per capita? Drumroll, please…. According to Alcohol.com, it’s Belarus, followed by Lithuania, Grenada and the Czech Republic. What 3PL distributes the most wine and spirits in the ...
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Topics: Warehouse Operations, Food and Beverage Logistics, Wine & spirits

Alex Stark | August 12, 2020

Streamline Packaging by Integrating with Product Distribution

Specific consumer products all look pretty much the same as they roll off the manufacturing line. But to satisfy the various ways retailers want to sell products and consumers want to receive them, these products are bundled, wrapped, seale...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, 3PL Outsourcing, Reduce logistics costs, Contract Packaging