Logistics News & Blog

3PL vs In-House Logistics

If you’re in need of reliable logistics services it can be difficult to weight up the benefits and costs of 3PL vs in-house logistics.

Moving a Pinball Machine: A Guide for Arcade Owners

As an arcade owner, you understand the value of your assets including your pinball machines. If you’re looking to refurnish, re-locate, change the set-up of your arcade or store older pinball machines, the pinball machine moving and warehousing process can seem like a challenge.

FF&E Management Tips

There is plenty to consider when it comes to FF&E management, including choosing an FF&E team, interior design, the 3PL process and more. Here are just a few tips and considerations that are big in the industry right now.  

Outsourced Warehousing and Distribution Do's and Don'ts

Choosing the right warehouse outsourcing option for your business can be a difficult decision. These simple tips will help you make the right decision to meet your goals and successfully outsource your warehousing needs.  

Factors to Consider: FF&E

FF&E services can make or break a hotel lobby, retail store or space in terms of its look and overall feel. This seemingly simple, final step towards bringing your vision to life is essential. Whether you’re opening a new store or hotel or updating for a new season, FF&E services will complete your project.  

3 Reasons to Use a 3PL While Realigning Your Store Footprint

One trend for retail in 2019 is to rightsize and realign store footprint to meet the demands of the changing economy. You may find yourself juggling excess inventory and fixtures. This can be an important period of transition for your company, so it’s essential that you streamline this process in a cost-efficient manner with minimal risk.

FF&E Hotel Trends

What is FF&E? FF&E stands for “Furniture, fixtures and equipment”, and is a term generally used in the retail industry, hospitality industry and by third party logistics companies, as well as other businesses in similar industries.

First Mile vs Last Mile Trucking

When it comes to moving stock or equipment across the country, often the very first mile and the last mile are where delays and challenges are met. However, there are ways to prepare for these hurdles and make moving stock or shipments as efficient and seamless as possible. Read on to find out more.

How to Reduce Excess Inventory Before a Retail Move

Excess inventory, slow moving stock and dead stock can slow your business down by tying up capital and preventing you from investing in new endeavors. The following ideas can help you reduce excess inventory and improve efficiencies.

3PL vs 4PL Logistics: What's the Difference?

When you’re researching your logistics options, two terms you may come across include 3PL and 4PL. What’s the difference and why does it matter?

How Your Retail Store is Helping the Economy & How 3PL Can Help Your Store

Owning a retail store is something to be proud of, not least because of the many ways in which your store is helping the economy.

The Importance of Streamlined Processes for Medical Facilities

Streamlined processes are essential for medical facilities in terms of prioritizing patient care, and factors associated with following essential, strict time frames and budget.

Solving the Last Mile Problem

The world economy is growing each year and the amount of products that are shipped half way around the world before reaching their final destination is increasing at a staggering rate.  

Are FF&E Logistics Services Right For My Business?

A substantial part of the expense of any facility’s construction project or renovation goes into the acquisition and transportation of FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment).    

What To Look for in Reliable Asset Recovery Services

When it comes to properly disposing of or reselling old equipment, otherwise known as asset recovery, you might not think of using a logistics company to help you complete that process.

Inside Delivery and Special Handling: Do You Know the Difference?

If you ship any specialty freight, chances are you have come across the terms “inside delivery” and “special handling”.

How "Prepay and Add" Services are Costing Your Company Thousands

When you order a new piece of equipment or large fixtures, take a good look at the invoice from the manufacturer.

When Logistics Go Wrong

If your company is a major retailer or service provider trying to manage equipment installation or furniture delivery, do you know what it takes to make sure your freight is delivered and installed in a cost-efficient and reliable manner?

Are Your Retail Fixtures Making You Lose Sleep?

Author: Augie Kim, Beltmann Integrated Logistics Project Specialist. Ever Lost Sleep Over a Store Move? Managing a retail store can be a lot of work. One of the toughest parts of the job is trying to get all of your merchandise to a new location. As your store grows, you know it’s important to expand and reach more people by opening new store fronts. However, since logistics is not something you...

Trucking Logistics Services & Definitions

Any successful business selling products that need to be delivered in a timely manner understands the importance of trucking logistics. Trucking logistics is important not only for large businesses, but for small and medium sized businesses as well.