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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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The Basics of Logistics Asset Management

Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 by .

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North America, especially the United States, is a huge marketplace where trucks, trains, air, and sea freight are constantly moving from one end of the continent to the other. Without the dedication of professional logistics shipping companies, people would not be able to have fresh produce, brand new automobiles, or the latest products from their […]

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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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Exploring the History of Logistics

Posted on 29. Jan, 2014 by .

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If you are someone who is interested in both history and business, logistics history is something that could truly be fascinating to you. While logistics does not necessarily have a relatively long history, at least as we know it today, it does have a history that has helped shape many aspects of modern business, which […]

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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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Maximizing your Profits by Maximizing Warehouse Benefits

Posted on 13. Dec, 2013 by .

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When you own a business that deals with an inventory, it is important to effectively manage your products to keep costs down and to ensure that your customers have fast access to the items they need.  There are a number of warehousing benefits that you will get when you decide to manage your inventory through […]

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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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What Logistics Clients Are Really Looking For

Posted on 04. Dec, 2013 by .

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Logistics companies face numerous challenges in satisfying their current clients while staying competitive.  Determining what the top priority should be is definitely among these challenges.  The importance of logistics speed cannot be denied, but at the same time, there are other things that a company must deliver.  The most effective logistics companies are able to […]

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The Routine of an Ever Changing Routine

Posted on 21. Nov, 2013 by .

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Many people who work a full time 9-5 job wonder about the routine of those who work jobs that are not as scheduled. One such job that has an ever changing schedule is that of a truck driver. Long Haul Truck Drivers Routines change daily, weekly or even monthly, almost never staying the same.

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