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      4 Tips for Brokers in 2022

      1. Work with what worked You can’t change the future unless you reflect on the past. Ask yourself the question “what has worked so far?” Maybe it was phone communication, or social media marketing. You need to analyze how you got your meaningful relationships and spend more of your time doing that. Evaluate what didn’t […]

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      Becoming the Best Logistics Manager in 2022

      Have the Right Technology If you don’t have a transportation management system (TMS), make it the top priority for 2022. It can increase visibility and savings by: Monitoring shipmentsManaging contractsAssessing carrier performanceOptimizing routesGiving end-to-end visibility& more Technology can also help automate aspects like reverse logistics, tracking incoming & outgoing goods, and repackaging. It will reduce […]

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      Food-Grade Warehousing & Transportation

      Food-grade storage and transportation can be a tricky maneuver. There are a lot of regulations to follow, and a lot of knowledge is necessary for what can be stored or transported together and what can’t. It’s also important to understand the exact temperatures that different kinds of fruits and vegetables should be stored at, as […]

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      The Three Levels of Supply Chain Management

      The three levels of supply chain management are strategic, tactical, and operational. These cover all the decisions that are made about the products or services that a company may offer. Every business needs to consider their supply chain operations on these three levels, as it will determine the quality delivered, the timeliness of the delivery, […]

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      Mastering the Chicago Supply Chain

      Chicago businesses are feeling the effects of a pandemic that is still lingering. In construction, companies are limiting sales because of labor shortages and a lack of materials. In the food industry, Patrick Berger, the owner of the restaurant Kaiser Tiger in Chicago says, “people don’t understand why there is one server for fifteen tables.” […]

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      3 Ways to Increase Foodservice Operations

      The nation’s current supply chain problems are continuing to wreak havoc. Research shows that 95% of restaurants across the US have suffered significant shortages. Most of these restaurants have been forced to change their menus and increase pricing as a result. Currently, President Biden is working on alleviating some bottlenecks by negotiating for two major […]

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      𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗖𝗿𝗼𝘀𝘀 𝗗𝗼𝗰𝗸 & 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗶𝘁 𝗖𝗮𝗻 𝗛𝗲𝗹𝗽 𝗬𝗼𝘂

      1. Pre & Post Distribution These are the two processes of cross docking. During pre distribution, goods are unloaded, sorted, and prepared for distribution. All items should be identified and instructions given in this phase to decrease issues and provide a seamless process. Then the products are sent to the customer. 2. Increased Efficiency Manufacturers […]

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      Reverse Logistics

      Reverse logistics in its most simple form is about shipping goods from the consumer back to the retailer. The Amazon culture that we live in today has made it so that e-commerce orders can easily be returned with zero hassle. That’s why nearly 40% of orders are returned, making reverse logistics a huge part of […]

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      Setting Up A Successful Logistics Plan

      Over 56% of companies say they have spent a “significant amount of time and resources” dedicated to improving their company’s supply chain.

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      Reopening America: What that Means for Your Supply Chain

      What a time to be alive! The White Sox & Cubs are both now at full capacity seating for the first time in over a year, and businesses are returning to whatever “normal” will be after COVID.

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