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Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

5 Ways to optimize your 3PL relationship

Yes, there are more than 5 ways to optimize your 3PL relationship, but these are right up there as most important. The more I thought about writing this article, the more I thought 3PL optimization has a lot in common with marriage! In fact, I almost called it, “How Optimizing Your 3PL Relationship is Like …

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Friday, June 10th, 2016

Six Advantages of Freight Consolidation

Freight consolidation takes the various shipping arrangements a business may engage in and pulls them into one system of dedicated 3rd party logistics. What is the benefit vs cost issues your business ought to consider in selecting a consolidation partner? Costs of LTL Shipments The per-mile cost of a truck are the same regardless of what is being …

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Solving Logistical Problems with Transload Operations

Often, companies experience unnecessary bottlenecks when moving raw materials and dry goods from one location to their final destination. This is especially true when goods are moved by rail or ocean. The logistics of unloading and delivering cargo from these modes of transport to the owner is most efficient when transload operations are used as a logistics …

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Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Global Intermodal Freight Transport: An Affordable Means of Exporting Products

In order to remain competitive in an increasingly global marketplace, manufacturers and distributors should consider expanding their scope into overseas markets. Some business owners shy away from international trade because the idea of shipping their products to a destination overseas can be intimidating and seem costly. Fortunately, global intermodal freight transport offers advantages that enable American suppliers …

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Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Three Things Logistics Companies Want You to Know

Unless you’re immersed in an industry, it is very difficult to grasp exactly what a company does, and how they can benefit your business. Such is the case with logistics companies. While you may realize they provide transportation services for shipping everything from consumer electronics to food to bulk materials, you may not realize some …

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Friday, April 15th, 2016

Multi-Mode Transportation at Jacksonville Port

The Jacksonville Port has put special consideration into multi-mode transportation. Multi-mode transportation often includes shipping via ocean container and freight trucking. Many businesses already use multiple modes of transportation for their goods. The Jacksonville Port boasts some of the best connections in the South Atlantic including over 100 trucking and drayage firms operating around the port, easy …

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Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Look at Local Shuttle Service Between Ports and Warehouse

In our current economy, it is crucial to get a customer’s product in their hands as soon as possible. As a turnkey third party logistics partner, our local shuttle service between ports and warehouse has helped many customers get the items they want, when they want it. For businesses that are looking for a 3PL in the Florida and the …

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Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The Difference Between Cross-Docking and Warehousing

Many small businesses do not understand the difference between cross-docking services and warehousing and shipping. The goals of any shipping relationship are simple: to get a product from your business to a customer with minimum damage, cost and time. While traditional warehousing systems require that a distributor has stocks of product on hand to ship to your …

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Monday, March 21st, 2016

Figuring out the Transportation Service You Need

How do you determine what type of transportation service best suits you unique needs? There are so many transportation services out there, and all you really want is to get your freight from point A to point B on time and undamaged. A quick and easy start is getting familiar with the types of available carriers: Common Carriers …

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Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Benefits of a Local Shuttle Service From Manufacturing Plants to Warehouses

As manufacturers look for best practices to economically store dry or perishable goods before customer orders are fulfillment, they are starting to employ local trucking services to shuttle goods from the plant to the warehouse. Along the supply chain, many inventory control strategies are employed to maintain the delicate balance of providing a buffer of …

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