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Transloading and Deconsolidation: A Cross Docking Strategy for Product Distribution

Partnering with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that is near an inbound port creates many options for your company’s products when it comes to logistics strategies. A 3PL can receive your containers, provide storage for your products, and return the container within quick windows to …

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Business owner trying to handle their own logistics services

Choosing a 3PL for e-Commerce Fulfillment and Distribution: 8 Factors to Consider

Is handling e-commerce fulfillment and distribution in-house holding back the growth of your business? If so, you may want to consider outsourcing these operations to a 3PL provider. Trying to figure out what 3PL provider to partner with can be a difficult task. To help with this task, we have compiled a …

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Costs of Shipping a 40' Container Standard vs. Heavyweight

What is an Overweight Corridor?

Does your business pay to ship air because you are weighing out before filling your shipping container? Between packaging and unfilled containers, more than 25% of what businesses ship is empty space, which amounts to more than 61 million containers a year that are being shipped unnecessarily. Standard U.S. roads limit trucks to a gross vehicle weight of 80,000 …

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Skyline and Rail lines in Kansas City

Why Kansas City is Ideal for Logistics and Supply Chain Operations

Kansas City is well-known for barbecue, music, and Patrick Mahomes, but another notable feature that keeps the area thriving is its industrial development. The region has been well-established as a main center for trade, distribution, warehousing, and manufacturing and is now a leader for international trade. Its central location provides many benefits including an advantageous transportation …

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