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Specialized Logistics

Joe Beacom

How to Choose a Specialized Carrier – Landstar

Q: What qualities should a shipper look for in a specialized carrier? A: A shipper’s evaluation should include people, processes, and performance. Specialized freight is often unique, high-value, and critical to the shipper or consignee operation, unlike many other commodities. Carriers with a history and reputation of safe, on-time and claim-free deliveries are the carriers […]

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News & Trends Impacting the Oil & Gas Supply Chain

News & Trends Impacting the Oil & Gas Supply Chain

Automation Takes Center Stage Once considered to be merely on the horizon of the oil and gas industry, highly sophisticated technology is now front and center. Key advantages include: Monitoring capabilities. With automation, oil and gas companies can keep track of their pipes and networks with unprecedented oversight. Reduced operating costs. Effective use of digital […]

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Providing a Custom Logistics Solution for a Shipbuilder –  Crane Worldwide Logistics

Providing a Custom Logistics Solution for a Shipbuilder – Crane Worldwide Logistics

The Challenge Crane Worldwide Logistics’ client is one of the largest shipbuilders in the world. The challenge centered around moving several extremely large parts around the world that were critical to their production process. The product needed to arrive timely, safely, and in OEM approved shipments. It was also a requirement they be delivered at […]

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Fresh Fish Shippers Breathe Easy

Fresh Fish Shippers Breathe Easy

The world’s only approved airfreight oxygen delivery system will revolutionize live seafood transportation throughout continental Europe and the UK through an agreement between FloatPac, the owner of FishPac live seafood oxygen transport systems, and LipFish AS, based in Troms, Norway. Lipfish currently has its first 42 units on the water for delivery to Norway, with […]

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