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Alex Stark | August 23, 2018

Outsource Logistics: The Ultimate Guide to Being a Great 3PL Customer

Mutually rewarding outsourcing relationships in logistics come down to just two words: trust and respect. Where these exist between the parties, everything else falls in line.
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | June 28, 2018

What is YOUgistics?

The 3PL industry has changed drastically over the last 10 years. Among the many things on the plus side, the industry continues to grow at a healthy rate and shippers today truly recognize the value 3PLs bring to their businesses. But we ne...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, 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.


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 | April 26, 2018

Barriers to Working with Freight Consolidation Services Companies

Here at KANE, we are big proponents of freight consolidation. So big that, when we thought of writing about possible barriers to consolidation in this week’s blog, we were worried that it might be too quick a read: “There are no barriers to...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing, Freight Transportation

Larry Catanzaro | April 19, 2018

What You Need to Know About Freight Consolidation Services

When your product is ready to hit the road for delivery but your freight volume can’t justify the cost of a full truckload, what do you do? For many shippers, it comes down to choosing the lesser of two evils: ship via costly less-than-truc...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing, Freight Transportation

Alex Stark | March 15, 2018

Inland Empire Logistics: 2018 Outlook

As the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue to experience record-setting growth, the entire Southern California logistics industry is in full “boom” mode. And, it’s not just Los Angeles and Orange Counties that are benefiting. The I...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, 3PL Outsourcing, Ecommerce Fulfillment

Alex Stark | July 11, 2017

Do We Need a Better Model to Manage Logistics Outsourcing Relationships?

When it comes to managing logistics outsourcing relationships, there is an essential dilemma that needs to be solved.
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | February 16, 2017

Logistics Customer Satisfaction: Focus on the End Customer

A recent KANE blog argued the virtues of the invisible 3PL – a provider that operates so seamlessly -- anticipating and proactively solving the inevitable problems and hiccups that occur in any supply chain -- that there’s no need for you a...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | January 26, 2017

The Best 3PLs Should Be Invisible

Logistics service providers are increasingly prone to trumpeting their awards, achievements and high-profile customers. In a desire to be seen, to be recognized, this beauty contest approach seems as reasonable path as any. But the best 3PL...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing