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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What’s Hot Now: Elastic Logistics

There are so many options for supply chain management it can be hard to keep track of them all. From Lean Logistics to Supply Circles and everything in between, there’s no shortage of options for finding your company’s perfect business model. With more companies following Amazon’s lead and offering a wide range of shipping options, logistics has evolved into its latest incarnation: Elastic Logistics.

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Using Fulfillment to Enhance the Client Experience

Customers, on the whole, are pretty easy to please. Get them their package on time, with all the contents inside, to the correct location, and they’re good. But how could that experience be better? Businesses everywhere are looking for the next best thing to cultivate a “best customer experience.” So much so that over 50-percent of businesses will invest in customer experience innovations in 2018.

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How Data and Business Intelligence Are Changing the Shipping Industry

Gone are the days of faxing, whiteboard flowcharts, and paper files. Today businesses are undergoing digital makeovers to make their businesses more efficient, more profitable, and to fully leverage the power of their data. By harnessing your data and marrying it to a quality business intelligence (BI) solution, you can transform data into a blueprint for the future of your business. And let’s face it, BI is no longer an optional logistics tool; as regulations increase and the demand for 100-percent transparency and trackability continue to grow, companies must have it to take control of logistics operations. Here are a few ways data and business intelligence can positively impact shipping. Continue reading…



What Is Lean Logistics and How Can It Benefit Your Business?

For companies that want to reduce costs while at the same time improve performance, a supply chain processed called lean logistics is a perfect partner. Lean logistics increase efficiencies, which in turn, create positive customer experiences. By incorporating lean logistics principles or partnering with a 3PL with a foundation in lean logistics, you can grow your business while minimizing risk and expanding profit.

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