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The Key to Problem Solving in the Logistics Industry

Problem solving in logistics is a challenge. There is a constant tug of war between the shippers and the carriers. Fights over detention, pick-up and drop-off times, and general invoice arguments. As a 3PL, it is up to you to make sure the shipping process goes smoothly and everyone leaves happy. This, however, can be

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4 Ways to Become the Best Shipping & Logistics Company

It takes a lot to become the best shipping & logistics company. But what does it even mean to be the best? Is it to have the most customers? Partnered with the most carriers? To have the best operations? Or, to have the best culture for employees? It’s actually all of this, and more, being

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The Need for Reliability in Shipping & Logistics

Time and time again shippers say that reliability in shipping and logistics is the most important thing to them. After all, they are entrusting their freight to this company, it makes sense that they want it to be someone reliable. Reliability is defined as, “the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well.” So,

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3 Ways to Benefit From a Drop Trailer Program

Loading and unloading can be a huge bottleneck in the world of shipping. Shippers and warehouses are always looking for better efficiencies to keep the supply chain in motion. One such way is to utilize a drop trailer program. With drop trailers, carriers can just come in, pick up the pre-loaded trailer and head out.

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6 Things You Need to Know When Choosing a Third-Party Logistics Partner

Most shippers have yearly bids to find new third-party logistics partners when needed. If everything goes right, then a selected 3PL company can end up staying parted with the shipper for years. However, sometimes the shippers need to shake things up. Or, their needs have outgrown the capabilities of their current third-party logistics partner. There

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