Logistics News & Blog

New Project Announcement: Hilton Garden Inn

Our team is proud to announce a new project with Haymart Hotel Venture, LLC for the all new Hilton Garden Inn in Haymarket, Virginia! This hotel is planned to open in August of this year and expected to be over 74,000 square feet on 2.3 acres of land. Our role in bringing this beautiful building to life will include installation of fixtures, furniture and equipment for 117 guestrooms. Beltmann...

Hotel Design for Post COVID-19

There are few industries that have had to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19 as fundamentally as hospitality. Even as our communities begin vaccinations, it will take time for many people to embrace the return to “normal”. Careful hotel design can help mitigate fears and reassure guests that the space they have chosen to stay in is safe and clean. Follow our tips below so guests don’t need to...

Retail Fixtures Logistics Tips to Help Businesses Re-Open

Since the onset of the pandemic, logistics services have become even more important to helping businesses adapt, stay open and meet customer needs. With varying restrictions across the country, many businesses have been forced to make store layout changes in order to re-open. Others have even had to move or downsize. Retail stores and restaurants are among those that have been most impacted by...

New Project Announcement: Quincy Apartments

The BIL team is eager and proud to announce a new project with Becwood Purchasing for Quincy Apartments in Quincy, Massachusetts! This specific project includes work involving freight management, warehousing, and installation services. We are excited to provide an excellent solution and provide real, remarkable results for a terrific client! Coming soon! 

What is Reverse Logistics?

Many companies that take pride in a strong supply chain can further increase efficiencies with improved reverse logistics. But what is reverse logistics? Reverse logistics is the often-overlooked process associated with product returns. While many companies work tirelessly to ship products to their customers as efficiently as possible, they perhaps don’t put as much thought into the returns...

New Project Announcement: Courtyard Marriott

Beltmann Integrated Logistics is happy to announce a new, exciting project with GS Associates for the Courtyard Marriott in Clearwater, Florida! This brand new hotel opens in April 2021 and will offer comfortable accommodations close to everything great on Clearwater Beach. Our role in this project includes warehouse services & installation of FF&E. Our team is thrilled to begin work and provide...

A Guide to Shipping Medical Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment

Throughout the pandemic, transportation and logistics teams have stepped up to take on a key role, ensuring the successful movement of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies. Transportation services are in demand by PPE manufacturers and medical suppliers, as well as those in the healthcare industry in need of PPE to continue their life-saving work. Hospitality and retail...

New Project Announcement: Hyatt Regency

The Beltmann Integrated Logistics team is excited to announce a new project with Hyatt for the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio! This beautiful, highly-rated hotel sits right in the heart of downtown Columbus, just a 3-minute walk from Greater Columbus Convention Center. This specific project will involve freight management services. Our team is eager to get started, execute this project as...

Why Choose a 3PL with a Transportation Management System?

When looking for the right third-party logistics (3PL) team to assist your business, factors like technology, efficiency and accountability are all top concerns. Choosing a 3PL with a transportation management system (TMS) can help ensure all these needs are met and more. Seamless freight management and logistics processes can improve your business and it all starts with a quality 3PL.

New Project Announcement: Maui Bay Villas by HGV

The BIL team is proud to announce the start of a new project with yet another valued client, Rider Levett Bucknall, for the Maui Bay Villas by Hilton Grand Vacations in Kihei, Hawaii! This beautiful family-friendly, all-suite Maui beachfront resort sits on 27 acres. The project will involve freight management, warehousing and installation of furniture, fixtures and equipment for bedrooms,...

How Does the ELD Mandate Affect Truckers and Those in Need of Transportation Services in 2020?

In February 2016, a new law relating to truckers using ELDs was passed. Allowing some time for trucking companies to prepare, the law came into effect, nationwide, from December 2017 onwards. But what is an ELD? What is the ELD mandate? And how does the law affect truckers and businesses using trucking services in 2020? Read on to learn more.

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?