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Importance of Efficiency | Xl Logistics Blog

Detailing the Importance of Efficiency for Businesses

Posted on 18. Oct, 2013 by .

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Companies are always looking for ways to improve the way that they function. One of the easiest areas to improve is also one of the most frequently and unfortunately overlooked: Efficiency. A company can greatly enhance its rate of productivity and output without undergoing any radical changes by focusing on this simple solution. When a […]

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Supply Chain Solutions | XL Logistics

The Basics of Supply Chain Solutions

Posted on 11. Oct, 2013 by .

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New businesses crop up everyday around the globe. Some of them work locally while others supply an entire state or country with goods or services. The question for many business owners or managers is how to keep their business running smoothly. One easy way is through supply chain solutions.

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Transporting Efficiency | Xl Logistics

Logistics Companies Make Transporting Faster And More Efficient

Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by .

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Logistics is an issue with many companies as well as individuals. Most people prefer to use a specialized logistics company to handle their transportation needs. This is due to the efficient manner in which logistic companies can solve transportation issues and needs. Staying ready at all times and having access to a variety of vehicles […]

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Logistics Continuity Means Sustained Growth for Your Business | XL Logistics Blog

How 3PL Can Help Turn A Small Business Into A Larger One

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by .

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For many small businesses, choosing to use third party logistics (3PLs) or not is one of the daunting decisions to make when focusing on small business growth. While a small business may have little to worry about when it comes to organizing small transportation issues, warehousing and order-t-cash management roles, it is not often a […]

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Third Party Logistics | XL Logistics Blog

Third Party Logistics Benefits

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by .

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The Third Party logistics business model, owes its roots to the Motor Carrier Act from way back in 1980, which had the effect of deregulating the trucking industry and pretty much overnight, opened it up to other companies looking to get themselves into significant freight management systems. These service providers can accommodate all manner of […]

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Logistics in Panama Canal | XL Logistics Blog

Changing Logistics in the Panama Canal

Posted on 12. Sep, 2013 by .

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The Panama Canal is a 48 mile-long international trading route which allows ships to navigate between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. This shortcut saves ships approximately 8000 miles. However, oil supertankers, aircraft carriers, and military battle ships cannot fit through. There are ships called the “Panamax” that were built to the maximum capacity of the […]

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Transportation Management | XL Logistics Blog

Why Transportation Management Is Important

Posted on 03. Sep, 2013 by .

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Several key factors play a role in the logistics process, such as distribution and infrastructure. One major area of concern can be transportation management. When shipping supplies, it is important to have a system in place that can assess freight routes and carriers while at the same time managing those bills and payment. Finding the […]

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Logistic Services | Xl Logistics Blog

Logistic Services Can Save Time and Prevent Headaches

Posted on 28. Aug, 2013 by .

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If your company is expanding too quickly for you to keep up with inventory, or you have been having problems tracking shipments, the time may well be now to consider partnering with a logistic services company. Good logistics companies do not work fully independently; instead, they partner with various other companies and facilities throughout the […]

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Small Business Logistics | XL Logistics Blog

How Small Businesses Can Expand by Using Third-Party Logistics

Posted on 19. Aug, 2013 by .

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If you own a small business, competing with larger, more established competitors can be a nearly impossible task.  Small businesses typically do not have the large amounts of capital required to support a large volume of orders on a nationwide or international scale.  To do so requires a complex logistics system.  A logistics or chain […]

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Benefits Of 3PL

What Are The Benefits Of 3PL?

Posted on 13. Aug, 2013 by .

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To start, for those that do not know what 3PL is or stands for, it represents third party logistics. It can cover assembly, packaging, warehousing and distribution of products. By using only one company to handle everything instead of paying and employing several different ones, provides your business with many benefits. Here are some of […]

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