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Eco-Friendly Shipping Practices

Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 by .

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As environmental degradation has become an increasing concern, adopting eco-friendly shipping practices can make good business sense. While it may be impractical to ship everything via bicycle and small electric car, there are several eco-friendly measures that a transport company can take.   Carpool Shipping   Just as carpool driving is promoted in order to […]

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The Location Advantage of Logistics Companies in Los Angeles

Posted on 01. Aug, 2014 by .

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Logistics companies is Los Angeles have a significant advantage – their location. On the surface, this statement seems obvious. These logistics companies are located in the second largest city in the United States and are surrounded by leading industries. Naturally, they are in a prime location for business. One advantage of their location, however, is […]

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Cargo Shipping Packing Tips

Posted on 27. May, 2014 by .

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When exporting one should be aware of the international shipping demands in terms of packaged goods. You should consider the potential issues such as breakage, excess weight and moisture. Cargo is carried in containers but it may also sometimes be shipped in different ways too, such as a sling or a conveyor or chute which […]

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LTL Shipping Methods

Posted on 27. May, 2014 by .

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Saving Money Through LTL Shipping Methods In the logistics business, saving time, money, and weight is the name of the games. The reason cross-country trucking is so popular is that it provides reasonable pricing for long haul deliveries and can transport goods and materials from one end of the country to the other in a […]

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Tips on Managing Logistics Effectively

Posted on 20. May, 2014 by .

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Logistics deal with a wide range of issues, such as the location materials and supplies need to be shipped, how they can be transported effectively as well as when they must arrive in such a manner as they would arrive without interruptions in a smooth and orderly process. Logistical chains can be difficult to manage, […]

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Logistics Innovations that Affect Consumers

Posted on 03. Feb, 2014 by .

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Delivering goods from point A to point B may seem like a relatively boring field of work, but it is actually one of the driving forces behind every successful economy. Control of trade routes have made empires rise and fall, and building good roads, rails, and sea vessels has been an extremely important part of […]

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How Proper Logistics Management Can Influence Your Bottom Line

Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 by .

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It is well-known that in the world of business, time is money. Every moment that you waste is an opportunity spiraling down the drain. Unfortunately, there are some aspects of business that require substantial time with seemingly little reward. If you are in the manufacturing or production industries, you are likely aware of how much […]

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Small Business Logistics

Posted on 29. Jan, 2014 by .

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One of the most difficult things to coordinate as a small business owner is the logistics of products.  Getting your goods from the factory into the customer’s hands is often much more difficult than you initially expect.  As an owner, you likely worry about 2 things when it comes to small business logistics: the quality […]

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Third Party Logistics Can Help Your Small Business Save Big

Posted on 29. Jan, 2014 by .

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As a small business, you have vital aspects to consider in keeping your business running, growing, and profitable.  One of these is having a logistics operation that runs smoothly.  There are many advantages to hiring a third party logistics provider to handle your small business logistics.  One of the main advantages is the cost savings […]

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Changing Delivery Through Amazon Drone Shipping

Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by .

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Technology is continually changing the ways that people do business.  There have been some major developments that have completely changed the delivery industry, but none as new as the possibility of having a drone drop off a package at your doorstep only minutes after you clicked “buy.”  Amazon drone shipping is quickly becoming a reality […]

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