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Alex Stark | July 08, 2011

The Hunt for Efficiency

Michael Sansolo, the long time senior vice president of the Food Marketing Institute and past editor-in-chief of Progressive Grocer, guest blogs from his unique view of the changing nature of today's shoppers and their impact on the food re...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Consumer Goods Logistics

Alex Stark | June 29, 2011

On Trucks and Culture

When you enter KANE's Northeast distribution campus in Scranton, PA you'll spot a vintage delivery truck from the 1930s.  It's our original truck and there's something about it that, despite its skinny tires and pint-sized engine, make it f...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing, 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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Kane Logistics | June 22, 2011

Penn State Tops University Supply Chain Programs

In the most recent Gartner survey of university supply chain programs, Penn State University ranked first in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The survey explores how well leading universities are educating professionals to contend ...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges

Kane Logistics | June 21, 2011

What Is an Embedded 3PL?

There's no denying that today's economy has changed the way we do business. As the relationships among manufacturers, retailers and third-party logistics providers continues to evolve, the concept of an embedded 3PL seems to be gaining grou...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, 3PL Outsourcing, KANE Company News

Kane Logistics | June 15, 2011

Need to Start Over? Try Northeast PA!

    Glancing through the headlines today, I came upon an article on MSN: The 10 Best Places for Starting Over. With the economy still struggling to find its legs, more people are heading to cities that offer better job opportunities and mor...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Warehouse Operations, KANE Company News

Alex Stark | June 07, 2011

Still Have Some Work to Do

Reading my recent copy of Inbound Logistics (May 2011), I discovered a paid advertisement railing against using terms to essentially re-brand a service or product that is already in existence.  We’ve all been to the supermarket and seen the...
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Topics: Freight Transportation

Alex Stark | April 18, 2011

Washington D.C. Visit to GMA’s Headquarters

Just back from a visit to the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) offices in Washington, DC (KANE is an associate member). Interesting stuff. GMA is made up primarily of food and beverage manufacturers, as well as other manufacturers wh...
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Alex Stark | March 29, 2011

“Wait and See” Is a Poor Transportation Planning Strategy

This blog post comes from Giles Taylor, a transportation consultant who specializes in giving small to mid-sized companies the facts required to make smart decisions on transportation and logistics – www.trans-solutions.com
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges

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