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Amy Wren, Chief People Officer | October 25, 2021

Key 3PL Vetting Question: What’s Your Turnover Rate?

Choosing a third-party logistics provider is a critically important strategic decision, made only after evaluating answers to hundreds of questions related to operational processes, systems integration and other key solution elements. But o...
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Topics: Logistics Labor Management, 3PL Outsourcing

Patrick Coughlin | September 23, 2021

The PROs and CONs of 3PL Industry Consolidation

Mergers & Acquisitions in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry are on the upswing. Is that a good thing for users of 3PL services? It can be, but shippers working with 3PLs that are the product of recent mergers must do their due di...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

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 18, 2021

3PL Selection: Rely on Customer Experience to Identify the Right Partner

3PL selection has become a critically important decision for manufacturers and retailers as they seek the efficiency, flexibility and operational cost savings that third-party logistics providers can bring. Choosing a 3PL has historically b...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

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

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

Alex Stark | February 13, 2020

It’s Valentine’s Day: Are You Still in Love with Your 3PL?

Marriages and logistics partnerships all start with an assumption of a happy ending. But it doesn’t always work out that way – in either case. Why do 3PL outsourcing relationships fail? A lot of the top reasons parallel what we hear in divo...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

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