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Alex Stark | August 10, 2018

Meeting Retailers' On Time In Full Delivery Requirements

Retail replenishment got a little trickier with the announcement, by Walmart, that the retailer is instituting stricter supplier requirements for On Time In Full (OTIF) inbound deliveries to its distribution centers. There is now a cost to ...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Warehouse Operations

warehouse best practices
Alex Stark | June 21, 2018

“Clean Team” Investigates Warehouse Sanitation Best Practices

Recently, a crack team of logistics detectives (aka “business students”) from the University of Scranton arrived at KANE’s Scranton distribution campus. Their mission: audit and document best practices in warehouse/DC sanitation for their s...
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Topics: Warehouse Operations, Logistics Safety, 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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logistics waste
Larry Catanzaro | June 03, 2018

8 Types of Logistics Waste Within an Organization

You may have read or possibly heard people talking about the 8 types of waste. It's one of the core competencies of Lean Six Sigma programs and is a useful roadmap for all industries in finding savings opportunities, regardless if they prac...
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Topics: Warehouse Operations

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Kane Logistics | May 24, 2018

7 Ways to Boost Warehouse Productivity – Right Now

Warehouse productivity. Every warehousing operation on earth would like to be more productive, but too few actually invest the time to stop, retool and make it happen. Fortunately, there are relatively small things that just about every ope...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Logistics Labor Management, Warehouse Operations

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Alex Stark | April 24, 2018

Training for Lean Warehouse Operations: Keep It Simple

Running a lean logistics operation is a great goal. But, if you’re not careful, programs designed to increase efficiency can become weighed down with bureaucracy, adding time and cost to your efforts. A good example is Lean training.
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Topics: Warehouse Operations

supply chain issues
Alex Stark | December 21, 2017

2017 Supply Chain Issues: The Year’s Top Blog Posts

Drone deliveries? Driver-less trucks? While these “space-age” supply chain issues piqued our readers’ interest this past year, a review of KANE’s most popular blog posts revealed that people are still most interested in, well, people. Follo...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Logistics Labor Management, Warehouse Operations

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Alex Stark | August 17, 2017

Logistics Site Location: Scranton Could Be Lowest-Cost Option

When considering a site location for your company, for manufacturing or distribution, operating costs are a huge part of that decision. A recent study examined the costs to operate a large food and beverage processing center in 11 different...
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Topics: Supply Chain Challenges, Warehouse Operations

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Alex Stark | June 15, 2017

Outside Warehouse Solution: Check Out Video

For Dow Building Products, the best warehouse solution was to think outside the box – literally. This business unit of Dow Chemical Company supplies builders of commercial and residential buildings with a wide range of insulation products. ...
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Topics: Warehouse Operations

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