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Lora Cumbie | December 20, 2021

AIB Standards: What are they and why are they important?

AIB International, formerly the American Institute for Baking, was founded in 1919 to “put science to work for bakers.” Since then, AIB has grown into one of the world’s foremost training and auditing organizations on food safety, setting A...
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Topics: Food and Beverage Logistics

Kane Logistics | December 03, 2020

Warehouse Food Safety: An Interview with KANE’s Quality and Compliance Czar

It’s fair to say that safety is in the news a lot these days. For companies, like Kane Logistics, that specialize in food and beverage logistics, warehouse food safety is a 24/7 obsession. We talked recently with Lora Cumbie, KANE’s Directo...
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Topics: Food and Beverage Logistics

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.

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 | 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

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Alex Stark | March 19, 2019

5 ways to reduce logistics costs in consumer goods distribution

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are getting squeezed. On one side, your retail customers want smaller replenishment orders more frequently. At the same time, your own company is pressuring you to reduce logistics costs.
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Topics: Consumer Goods Logistics, Food and Beverage Logistics

Alex Stark | February 14, 2019

6 Must-Haves for 3PL Food Warehousing

Food products that need storage in temperature-controlled food warehouses call for specialized 3PLs who understand the physical and regulatory requirements for these products. When searching for a 3PL for food warehousing, here are 6 things...
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Topics: Food and Beverage Logistics

Alex Stark | September 01, 2018

Routing Guide Compliance Fosters Strong Retailer Relationships

As CPG suppliers follow their large retailer customers into the uncharted territory of e-tailing and increasingly lean supply chains, compliance with retailers’ transportation routing guides is a make-or-break element in the ongoing relatio...
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Topics: Consumer Goods Logistics, Food and Beverage Logistics