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How Mid-Market Supply Chains Are Under Served

On average, mid-market supply chains ($50M to $150M) replace supply chain providers every 2 to 3 years as they are not achieving continuous ROI improvement and they are not getting the attention they deserve. They’re too big for the small supply chain operators who do not have the technology and processes in place to manage $50M to $150M in supply chain spend. And, they are not large enough to garner the strategic attention from the big industry players who are choosing to focus their improvement energy on the Apple’s and Nike’s that are providing higher supply chain revenues. 

Topics: Port 3PL WHAT IF logistics Transportation

Important Trends Brokers and Carriers Need to Watch in 2018 and Beyond

As the world moves to a more connected environment each day, the transportation industry has been forced to evolve along with it. Shippers and carriers, suppliers, and the intermediaries who coordinate between them have seen exponential growth over the last several years. The trends for 2018 and the years ahead look promising for licensed freight brokers and the customers they serve, but there are several areas of change of which they must be aware. Below are the most prominent changes coming to the freight and transportation industry this year.

Topics: 3PL Freight Brokers

How 3PL's Can Help Find Capacity

Original Article from Inbound Logistics March 28, 2018

Topics: 3PL WHAT IF logistics WHAT IF Freight Brokers

Great Lakes Seaway - Why Ship?

Why Ship VIA Great Lakes Seaway?

Topics: Port 3PL

Setting Warehouse Goals for 2018

When determining goals, they need to be Specific, Measureable, Attainable, Realistic or result focused, and Timely.

Topics: warehouse 3PL

Logistics Solutions - Freight Brokers

Definition of a Freight Broker – A freight broker is a company or individual who acts as a middle man between the transport service provider and the customer. Freight brokers do not actually provide the truck or the shipping, but instead they provide essential services that will help the shipper identify the best freighting company.

Topics: 3PL Freight Brokers third party logistics Trucking Industry

How to Differentiate Yourself in the Third Party Logistics World

In the ever-changing world of logistics, third party logistics companies all share the common struggle of how to differentiate from the competition in an effort to carve out market share and drive profitability. Many focus on superior customer service. Others pride themselves on technology and innovation, while some continue to compete largely on price. These strategic models are just a few examples, each of which has merit.

Topics: culture 3PL

The History Behind Veterans Day

Original article can be found HERE

Topics: Veterans 3PL warehouse Transportation

Port of Green Bay

When you think of Port cities you think Port of Long Beach, Port of Virginia, Port of New York.  How often do people think Port of Green Bay? (below information from www.portofgreenbay.com)

Topics: 3PL Port

Tips For Finding the Best Logistics Provider

Choosing the right logistics provider can be challenging, there are so many factors involved you want to make sure you choose the right provider !   Before you start, make sure you understand your own needs before you start the search for a new logistics provider.


Don't use an RFP:
 An RFP limits you to functional costs. A good 3PL relationship should result in a quantifiable value significantly more dramatic than any RFP can identify. It is imperative that you choose the 3PL that offers the clearest quantitative value to your company.

Topics: 3PL