The Ultimate Guide to Being a Great 3PL Customer
Many shippers commoditize the services of third party logistics providers (3PLs), believing that the best result will come from micro-management and constant price pressure. In fact, the opposite is true. The more you, as the outsourcing company, invest in the relationship – as a partner, not an overseer – the more value is delivered. Here […]Read More
Managing Freight in a Tight Capacity Market
In this seller’s market for freight, carriers are more selective than ever about the loads they haul. To position your business as a ìshipper of choiceî for carriers, download our free eBook and learn 7 bold steps shippers can take to ensure you can get the freight capacity you need.Read More
How Lean is Lean?
Lean quality improvement programs have driven billions of dollars’ worth of value across corporate supply chains. But, if you’re not careful, these programs can become weighed down with bureaucracy, adding time and cost to your quality improvement efforts. This eBook reviews practical ways to make sure Lean program management doesn’t get in the way of […]Read More
Labor Management Strategies in the Warehouse
Kane Is Able recently sponsored research with 252 logistics executives on the strategies they employ for managing labor in the distribution center. The results of that research are summarized in this report. Questions explored a range of issues, including use of technology, strategies to drive productivity, and use of third-party labor providers. The report, filled […]Read More