Three Things to Consider When Creating a Custom Shipping Practice

Progressive, forward-thinking businesses are eager to cut costs, improve plant operations, and increase the effectiveness of their warehousing, packing, and shipping processes. They realize that the ability to cost-effectively manage the supply chain system, from packing through delivery, is key to remaining viable in today’s highly competitive, industrialized world market. There are many factors to consider when creating a custom shipping practice. Here are three things logistics industry leaders are putting in place now.

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Langham Logistics: A 3PL Bringing You First Class Service

One quick peek behind the curtain separating you from the opulent first-class cabins at the front of the plane, and you know what you’ve been missing. You’ve been whacking your knees on an awkwardly placed tray table, eating synthetic food with plastic cutlery, and trying to sleep wedged between two overly talkative strangers in coach. But, those at the front comfortably sleep in their private cabins, digesting gourmet meals, served on fine china, prepared by master chefs. What they’re experiencing is first class service.

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ColdPharma the Smart Way: Three Things Every Company Should Do

The safe transport of temperature-sensitive products is a billion dollar industry. ColdPharma logistics, the transporting of temperature-controlled medicines within a supply chain, has become vitally important to the healthcare industry. With the emergence of manufactured drugs that have a shorter shelf life and greater financial worth, companies must be conscious of the challenges to control, monitor, and protect the integrity of their products all along the cold chain distribution process.

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Will Elon Musk and the Self-Driving Truck Save Shipping?

There’s a lot of talk about the driver shortage in the logistics world and has been for some time. However, as a strong economy and low unemployment rate spell good news for most Americans, it’s exacerbating the shortage issue further in logistics and transportation. Let’s take a look at the driver shortage issue: how it began, why it’s still going strong, all the consumer implications, and finally, how can we solve it? Here’s a hint, it may involve a self-driving truck soon enough.

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Key Elements of an Animal Vaccine Supply Chain

Few things touch our hearts more than the health and well-being of our animals. Vaccines are a major part of keeping them healthy and happy. When companies create an animal vaccine and subsequently develop the supporting supply chain to transfer, store, and distribute the medicine; these key processes can be discounted because these are crucial elements of keeping vaccines viable and safe for animals. From the time a vaccine leaves the manufacturer to the time it’s actively injected into an animal, there’s a lot that can happen to adulterate, inactivate or contaminate a vaccine.

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How Langham Logistics is Using Tech to Optimize Transportation

The transportation industry is facing a lot of challenges, with no easy remedy. Government policies like the ELD Mandate and truck driver shortages continue to grow daily. This is forcing third-party logistics companies to have to rethink how we keep distribution flowing on time and accurately. Technology is helping to fill the gaps and create better ways to fulfill customer orders with greater speed and accuracy. Here are a few of the emerging technologies that are changing the transportation game:

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Why Control Room Temperature Matters in Animal Health

Most people are aware that human vaccines need special transport, storage and handling due to maintain product efficacy. However, animal vaccines need the same amount of care and consideration. In the time between the instant a vaccine leaves the manufacturer’s plant until the moment it’s injected into an animal, there are several potential “weak links” in the distribution process where vaccines can be unintentionally contaminated or inactivated. Continue reading…




The Importance of “Perfect Order” and How it Affects Your Business

It’s not a new concept by any stretch of the imagination, but “Perfect Order” is back in the spotlight again as it rolls off the tongues of industry thought leaders and journalists. But why is it getting so much attention again? It could be that despite innovations in technology, only 84% of orders are considered “perfect.” It’s no wonder it’s the KPI all companies need to make a priority in 2018.

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