Logistics News & Blog

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 needing Transportation Services?

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?

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 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,...