Following ‘safety first’ processes and procedures can prevent catastrophic disasters in the event you are handling hazardous materials in your chemical logistics network. 3PL’s and shippers who use 3PL’s to warehouse chemicals and hazardous materials should operate with a complete mindset toward the prevention of spills and accidents. After more than 20 years of operating
Struggling with transportation visibility? You’re not alone. Only 59% of shippers say they are satisfied with their 3PL’s IT capabilities yet acknowledge that visibility is a top tool 3PL’s need to be successful, according to a recent logistics study.
When it comes to logistics management in the durable goods industry, Golden Technologies has deployed an inventory postponement strategy in its warehousing network that provides outstanding customer service and exacting quality. Golden Technologies meets and exceeds its 48 hour shipping deadlines with an inventory postponement strategy in its warehousing network
Many logistics executives in consumer packaged goods companies have come to believe that a shared warehousing environment generally requires that you sacrifice your ability to get your goods ‘retail ready’ – that is, ready to meet unique retailer requirements. Learn more about how this misconception can get in the way of consumer packaged goods companies
Deciding to outsource logistics to a 3PL provider can have big implications to logistics management in your company. Whether you’re outsourcing logistics for the first time, or making a switch from one 3PL provider to another, we recommend using these 4 simple, smart questions as you assess top logistics companies: These 4 questions can help
To fulfill its mission, customer service performance is critical for the furniture manufacturer, Northcape. With double-digit growth goals and a wide range of logistics needs, NorthCape was in search of a third party logistics provider (3PL) to integrate their manufacturing and distribution operations. Learn how NorthCape achieved a 50% reduction in backlog of past due
Demand can be fickle, and what’s hot one day from the next changes rapidly for Food & Beverage companies. When rapid growth in certain products occurs, the supply chain and logistics network has to be ready to keep up. Here are the Top 5 indicators to watch in your supply chain to know if your