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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 avoid fees. Another option is to remove the warehouse element …

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Benefits of a Heavy Haul 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 pounds, which means the containers can only weigh up to …

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Why Kansas City is the Perfect Place 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 infrastructure, the Greater Kansas City Foreign Trade Zone, and continuing industrial growth. Businesses …

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