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Kane Logistics | October 29, 2015

Q&A with KANE's CFO, Lou Houck

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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing, Logistics Safety

Alex Stark | June 25, 2015

Managing 3PL Relationships

How can you drive the greatest value from your third party logistics relationships?
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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.


Safety In Logistics Operations

4 strategies to turn safety from a compliance-driven chore to a profit-driving opportunity.

Alex Stark | June 11, 2015

Outsourced Logistics: Why 3PLs need to be embedded in your business

Current models for managing outsourced logistics relationships could limit the ability of third-party logistics (3PL) providers to drive the innovation that their customers crave.
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Kane Logistics | April 30, 2015

We're Not Your Grandfather's Supply Chain (or are we?)

Full disclosure – I don’t know much about supply chain, logistics or transportation. I’m a recent hire at KANE, fresh out of graduate school. I know all the book theories, but theories do not take into account the real world problems and si...
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Topics: Logistics Labor Management, 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | February 26, 2015

Supply Chain Theater: A Nod to the Stagehands

There's nothing like live theatre. Living within driving distance of New York, I'm fortunate to be able to visit Broadway once in a while and I always marvel at the talent of the actors and singers.
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | February 19, 2015

3PL Selection: Are Companies Ignoring the Most Important Qualifier?

A cross docking facility for a major retailer was performing poorly. Safety ratings were abominable, with an RIR (Recorded Incident Rate) over 6.0 in a year, and the facility was ranked near the bottom among 25 similar facilities for operat...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | August 20, 2014

The New Competitive Battleground: People Logistics

When it comes to third party logistics support, would you rather work with:
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing

Alex Stark | July 23, 2014

What Does Social Media Have to Do With Distribution?

Few phenomena have had more of an impact in recent years than social media. At its core, social media connects people with similar interests. It facilitates interactions with people “like me.” There is a strong “like me” component to collab...
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Topics: 3PL Outsourcing