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3 Effective Logistics Management Tips for Small Business in Northern California

Mar 21, 2020

Logistics cost American firms $1.6 trillion in 2018. That’s a whopping 8% of that year’s GDP! Big companies can afford to outsource their logistics tasks if they so desire. However, smaller firms don’t have this luxury and have to, therefore, be proactive in managing their business logistics management. Read on as we explain three of…

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5 Things You Should Know About Reverse Logistics

Feb 16, 2020

On average, around 30% of products purchased by a consumer are returned to the manufacturer. There are tons of reasons why someone may need to return a product. Regardless of the reason, the return of products is an important part of running a business. Without a proper return policy, companies face losing consumers, which ultimately…

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Top 5 Essential Benefits of LTL Shipping

Jan 19, 2020

If you’re in the business of selling products of any kind, you know there are only two ways to sustain profitability.  The first is to get the customers to your products. The second is to get to your products to your customers, preferably in one piece and on time.  So if you have a business without…

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Want a More Efficient and Cost Effective Way to Manage Your Raw Materials? Then You Need Reverse Logistics

Dec 25, 2019

Logistics is the commercial activity of transporting goods to customers. This is also known as forward logistics. On a basic level, reverse logistics is the transporting of goods in the other direction: from customers to the vendor. Yet reverse logistics is not limited to defective goods or handling customer returns. Defective product returns account for only…

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Why Northern California?

Oct 10, 2019

Northern California is experiencing an economic boom. The number of permits for new construction is rising expeditiously, both residential and commercial. New businesses are moving to Sacramento to take advantage of the increase in population and favorable business environment. The goods, materials and equipment flowing into the area is significant. A quality supply-chain company is…

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Store and Track your Warehouse Products with Advanced Logistics

Aug 30, 2019

Advanced Logistics forward stocking locations allow you to position your inventory in Northern California to meet tight delivery windows. Located in Sacramento, West Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto, we can deliver to your manufacturing or customers facilities quickly and efficiently. With our WMS (warehouse management system), we offer real time visibility on your warehouse products and…

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3PL for Warehousing

Aug 12, 2019

Third-party logistics (3PL) in supply chain management is an organization’s use of third-party businesses to outsource elements of its distribution, warehousing, and fulfillment services. Third-party logistics providers typically specialize in integrated operations of warehousing and transportation services that can be scaled and customized to your needs, based on market conditions, to meet the demands and…

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Advantages of Shipping by Rail

Aug 6, 2019

There are a lot of benefits when your company ships by rail over the other land based freight modes, such as truck. Because railroads were built during the Industrial Revolution, U. S. saw a significant amount of economic growth to a country only 50 years old. The country became prosperous due to the creation of…

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Railcar Transloading Services in California

Jul 23, 2019

According to a recent study, 90% of Fortune 500 companies benefited from Third Party Logistics Companies (3PL), up from 46% in 2001. These corporations rely heavily on 3PL companies for quality control, accuracy and cost savings by outsourcing their shipping and logistics departments. Whether your company’s industry is engineering, construction, apparel, food and beverage or…

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