Logistics News & Blog

New Project Announcement: Avid by IHG

Beltmann Integrated Logistics is proud to announce a new project with a valued client, United Hospitality Group! During this particular endeavor, we will provide hospitality logistics, warehousing and FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment) installation services for a brand new 90 guestroom Avid hotel, which will be located in Warren, Michigan.

Freight Market Trends 2020

Insight into the current freight market can help you make wise decisions about how far to plan ahead, how to move your freight and make transportation more affordable. This blog post will provide an overview of some of the key factors that have been impacting the freight market throughout 2020, with an emphasis on the impact of COVID-19.  

What is an LTL Carrier

LTL shipping can help you move freight efficiently and affordably. This blog post is designed to provide insight into what an LTL carrier is and the benefits of this transportation method to help you determine whether it’s right for your business.

Managing 3PL Relationships

Once you’ve chosen a 3PL to partner with, the next step is to gain an understanding of the best way to work together for the mutual benefit of all parties.

Healthcare Logistics 101

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on healthcare practices, staff and processes. If you don’t already outsource your healthcare logistics, now may be the time to act. This article will help you better understand what healthcare logistics includes and how it can help your business.

What is 3PL? Learn Why Companies are Turning to 3PLs

Over the last few years, more companies have learned the value of working with a 3PL and it may be time for you to follow suit. If you’re asking yourself, “what is 3PL?” and would like to find out why companies are turning to 3PLs, this blog post is a great place to start.

Retail Downsizing and Asset Recovery

The last few years have no doubt been challenging for countless brick and mortar retail store owners and managers, struggling to stay afloat in a world increasingly focused on ecommerce. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many brick and mortar stores to the limit, and many well-known, chain stores and local independent stores are facing closure. Clothing stores and consumer electronics stores are...

Advantages of Supply Chain Visibility

Visible supply chain management is becoming an increasingly common goal. But why is supply chain visibility so important, and what are the advantages of it? In this blog post, we answer some of the most common questions surrounding the importance of maintaining a visible supply chain.

What Is Green Logistics?

The dawn of 2020 brings with it even more awareness of environmental issues, and many companies are choosing to make small changes that, in the long run, may have a big impact on the environment and sustainability. But what is green logistics, and what can we do about environmental issues in the logistics industry?

3PL Market Growth: What's Behind the Growth of Third Party Logistics

Despite economic uncertainty for many industries in recent years, businesses continue to see the value of working with 3PL partners. According to Allied Market Research, “the global third-party logistics (3PL) market was valued at $1,027.71 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach $1,789.94 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 7.1% from 2020 to 2027.” Of course, the recent pandemic may impact...

Specialized Transport and Blanket Wrap Shipping

What is Specialized Transportation? A 3PL or specialized logistics company that provides a wide range of services for its clients will offer specialized transportation to meet varying needs. The vehicles used in specialized transportation are able to transport items that are high value or need to be moved with special care. Specialized transportation might also refer to transportation designed...

How Can Asset Recovery Management Help Your Business During Periods of Financial Difficulty?

Many businesses are understandably facing a period of financial difficulty, and with the impact of COVID-19 on top of economic stress, many businesses are looking for new ways to stay afloat until the pandemic subsides.   This blog post will help you learn how asset recovery management could help your business liquidate assets to relieve some financial stress. With good asset recovery management,...

Why is Logistics Important?

In recent years, business investment in logistics has become increasingly important, as supply chains have become more complicated and businesses now regularly span across multiple locations, some serving the nation and even the world. Greater complexity means a great need for good logistics services. In our modern world, logistics has become an essential part of every business, and good...

What are Consolidated Services?

Consolidated services, or consolidated shipping, simply refers to consolidating items to ship in order to optimize efficiency, reduce cost and make the most of shipping space. Consolidated shipping is essentially the process of combining multiple LTL shipments from various suppliers. By doing so, you will only pay for the space your freight takes up within the load.

COVID-19 Logistics Services: Beltmann Integrated Logistics is Here to Help

Our Commitment During COVID-19 During this critical health crisis, Beltmann Integrated Logistics is dedicated to serving our community. Whether it is transporting crucial goods or finding solutions to urgent logistics problems, the Beltmann Integrated Logistics team is committed to doing our part to help. Our team is working around the clock to respond and adapt to the evolving COVID-19 health...

2020 Retail Expansion Tips

Ready to expand in 2020? The current climate for retail is not easy, but the daunting task of retail expansion is possible and worthwhile for many business owners. We are here to help with some top retail expansion tips and methods of retail expansion to help you grow your business and come up with a retail expansion strategy for success.

White Glove vs Inside Delivery

White glove delivery is a high quality delivery service, as is inside delivery. But what is the difference between white glove shipping and inside delivery, and which is best for your business? Read on to find out more about these two sophisticated options for shipping and delivering valuable items.

Trade Show Logistics: Qualities to Look for in a 3PL

Finding the right team to provide trade show logistics can be a challenge. Consider the qualities outlined below to find a tradeshow logistics team that will meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

Trade Show Shipping Services to Look Out For

Whether you’re new to exhibiting at trade shows or have been exhibiting for years, there is a lot to learn to make the process of trade show shipping, staging and set up seamless. Luckily, there are many trusted 3PLs out there offering comprehensive services to meet all your trade show needs.  Read on for an overview of the many trade show shipping services available to help you pick those best...

End-to-End Logistics Services

If you’re in need of full and complete logistics services, an end to end logistics process can sound appealing. But what is end to end logistics? And what do end to end logistics services include? Learn more about end to end logistics and whether this solution is right for your business in our blog post below.