How Do I Plan My Retail Move?

In retail, moving locations can be crucial to expanding your business or simply getting in to a new market. In any move, it is important to minimize stress as much as possible. The best way to start is to tackle and plan for the challenges you know will be ahead. We’ve put together some tips that will serve you best in planning for moving your retail business. Taking Stock of Inventory – What Do...

What is Third Party Logistics?

Third-party logistics, sometimes called TPL or 3PL, is when companies outsource logistics and supply-chain management for all or part of their distribution and fulfillment services.

Announcing Beltmann Integrated Logistics Vendor of the Year Program

If you’re familiar with Beltmann Integrated Logistics (BIL), you probably know how committed we are to providing best in class service. While the drive for service quality begins with the employees of BIL, our performance is also dependent upon our ability to partner with vendors who share in our passion for excellence.  We believe our vendor partners are the engine that propels us to success.

What is FF&E

  When you see the initials FF&E or FFE, it stands for furniture, fixtures and equipment. This acronym is used to describe items that aren’t a permanent connection within the structure of a building or its utilities. Also, they are not typically part of the contract between the owner and the building contractor. This is usually a business administration aspect of the contract that accountants use...

Want A Career in Logistics? Tips to Know When You Apply

Typically, a job in logistics means working with supply chain management in order to find solutions to organizational issues. A logistics team is the backbone of a business and is crucial to keep business goals on track. Having skills in the areas of customer service, understanding transportation management, and creative problem solving. Logistics teams are always working with each client to come...

Hospital Relocation Checklist - Your Hospital Relocation Plan

In the healthcare industry, good hospital administrators and leaders are knowledgeable, responsible, and efficient in managing the day to day operations of their respective departments. Those same leaders are counted on when it comes to ensuring a smooth transition during a hospital relocation. Obviously, these are two very different skill sets, but with some smart organization and planning, any...

Business Move Checklist

An office or business move can be a complex process that requires a lot of organization and pre-planning to ensure success.

Logistics Companies & Services They Provide

Third Party Logistics 93% of shippers and 97% of 3PLs agreed that improved, data-driven decision making is essential to the future success of a company’s activities and process, according to the 2016 20th Annual 3rd Party Logistics Study.

Fun Facts About Logistics!

Over the years, there have been many changes in the logistics industry from short trends to major technology shifts. Here are some facts about logistics through the past several decades: