Logistics News & Blog

100 years in Business

Founded in 1998, Beltmann Integrated Logistics is an affiliate of parent company Beltmann Relocation Group – an industry leader in the moving industry since 1923! Founded by Albert Beltmann and later acquired by George Battina, our company boasts a remarkable history of delivering top quality moving and logistics solutions.

Invest In Industry Experience

When it comes to Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) logistics, the people involved in the project are crucial. A team of professionals with the necessary FF&E logistics solution experience will determine whether your project is successful. At Beltmann Integrated Logistics, we understand the critical role of people in FF&E logistics, which is why we have a dedicated team of experienced...

Going the Distance: Mastering Long-Distance FF&E Shipping

How to Master Long-Distance FF&E Shipping Does distance matter? A question we frequently receive when referring to the distance between a warehouse location and a hotel site. The short answer is no, within reason. The better question is "What is more important, service or distance?" Too many times owners, developers, and purchasing agents get caught up in proximity. They think about situations,...

The Benefits of Logistics Modeling

In today's fast-paced environment, businesses face numerous challenges when delivering products to customers quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. Beltmann Integrated Logistics services provide end-to-end solutions for managing the flow of goods from suppliers to customers, ensuring that products are delivered on time and in the right condition. Here, we explore the importance of logistics...

Don't Get Rolled Over by Your Retail Rollout

Rollouts are complex and challenging endeavors that require careful planning, coordination, and execution. Whether it’s a new product, service, system, or technology, the rollout process can be exciting and intimidating. The stakes are high, as the success of a rollout can significantly impact a company's reputation. With a national retail rollout on the agenda, and the intention to roll out...

Why Understanding Client Needs is Essential to High-Quality Asset Recovery

Asset recovery and warehouse logistics are integral parts of transportation asset management. Beltmann Integrated Logistics uses advanced technology and best practices to provide the very best in all these services. At Beltmann, the key to managing expectations and providing the best in customer service involves flexibility, creativity and the ability to truly understand our clients’ needs. With...

How to Move Medical Lab Equipment

If you’re expanding into a new space, moving, or consolidating laboratories, lab equipment moving can be tedious, costly, and risky; lab equipment can be fragile, breakable, and valuable. When relocating, expanding, or moving a laboratory, every detail is crucial. An important first step stakeholders overseeing the lab relocation project must take is finding an experienced lab relocation...

How to Improve Supply Chain Visibility

Supply chain visibility is when all involved parties have access to real-time information at each stage of the supply chain, allowing them to track products, components, parts, or services from the supplier to the final destination. An effective supply chain improves all aspect of logistics, allowing you to use data to analyze and adapt it to make it a more efficient supply chain. Supply chain...

5 Key Freight Shipping Trends for 2022

The integration of modern freight strategies continues to be critical for logistics and transportation entities around the globe. Amid the continued fallout from the pandemic, the worker shortage, rising fuel costs, inflation, and the supply chain crisis, freight shipping remains in the midst of challenges that can be overcome, but only with proper execution and planning.

Transporting High Value Shipments

Shipping valuable items requires an experienced logistics company that has handled high value shipments and understands the complexities that come with it. If you need to move high value, delicate, sensitive, expensive goods, you’ll want to choose a company that you can trust to get your items moved safely and securely to their final destination.

7 Signs You Should Start Looking for a New Shipping and Logistics Partner

Outsourcing shipping and logistics is something many companies do as they start experiencing some real growth. The key to continuing that growth, though, is to make sure the right logistics company is chosen. If the wrong logistics partner is the choice, businesses can get themselves in a real mess. That’s why a logistics strategy begins and ends with ensuring you have the right logistics and...

What is Freight Forwarding?

Freight forwarding is a process that makes it easier for a company to coordinate the shipment of goods to their customers. It’s when a third party, typically a forwarding company, sets up the shipment of goods from one destination to another one. These freight forwarding service companies organize the entire process and they use a variety of transportation modes, including: Air Transport Ocean...

Supply Chain Predictions for 2022

The year 2021 brought us a lot of challenges in the logistics industry. From port issues to labor shortages to an increase in cyberattacks, the entire industry spent the year struggling through disruptions in the supply chain. As they say, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. With challenges, come opportunities!

Why Businesses Should Use a Connected Supply Chain

Your supply chain can either make or break your business. It is the element that connects all other segments of your company, and ultimately brings your products and services to their end customer.

5 Effective Scalability Strategies for Retail Logistics Users

Why is logistics important for the retail industry? How do successful logistics companies navigate the complexities of rising demand? What should retail logistics users look for in their logistics partner?

7 Logistics Safety Solutions for Winter Transportation

With every season, there are new challenges for logistics companies. However, the winter is always one of the most difficult times of the year to handle transportation and the comprehensive logistics needs that facilitate successful travel. From freight to the air and on the rail, logistics safety solutions must be in place during the winter season.

5 Steps Logistics Companies Can Take to Get Ahead This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time to enjoy with family. Many people will open presents purchased from their favorite retailers and others may even take a vacation, staying at a luxury hotel. This year, holiday retail sales are projected to climb by 7% to 9% with that percentage between 11% to 15% for ecommerce sales. The holidays are built around an increase in consumer demands, leading to peak season...

Shipping vs. Logistics: Why You Need Both

The words “shipping” and “logistics” are often used together in conversations about effective transportation. This is because both services are intertwined when it comes to the support of a freight shipment or the logistics behind specialty handling and material management. Beltmann Integrated Logistics (BIL) is a premier provider of targeted, nationwide logistics planning and critical,...

How to Create your Innovative Supply Chain Strategy

Your supply chain is the backbone of your business; it keeps you connected to your customers, enables you to serve them where they are, and ensure they receive what they need accurately and on time. Supply chain innovation is key to keeping up with competitors, company growth and increasing revenue. Today we explore why business owners should invest in supply chain innovation, and outline...

New Project Announcement: Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa

This upscale Southern California hotel is in a prime waterfront location. The Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa is near beaches, Corona del Mar and Fashion Island. The scope of the project included providing receiving, warehousing and installation of furniture, fixtures and equipment. Renovations to guestrooms, suites and public areas were also made. Coming soon!