The Benefits of Full Truckload Freight Allocation

Today, the logistics business is required to try to be lightning-fast as businesses feel the pressure of an “I want it now” consumer. In addition to the need for speed, shippers must be constantly mindful of employing risk reduction practices. Making optimal use of time and resources when it comes to the transportation of goods is imperative, and full truckload shipping solves this problem for many businesses.

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Three Investments Worth Considering in 2019 to Keep Your Company Competitive

Some say the best investments in growing a company are advertising and marketing and, while these are important, supply chain professionals would vote for packaging, warehouse visibility, and transportation efficiency. Forward thinking businesses are eager to invest capital and energy in processes that will allow them to cut costs, improve plant operations, and increase the effectiveness of their packaging, warehousing, and transportation. They realize that the ability to cost-effectively manage their supply chain system is key to remaining competitive. Here are three investments of time, energy, and capital that industry leaders are making now.

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Holiday Season Shipping Tips for the Supply Chain Industry

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season brings with it tidings of good cheer, the smell of spruce in the air, and peak holiday shipping. With the significant rise of eCommerce over the last decade, each year the holiday shipping season surpasses the year prior. But along with fruitcakes, holiday cards, and goodies from friends and family near and far, there are also shipping headaches that bring on holiday malaise for both customers and businesses.

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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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