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Air Freight - June 17, 2020

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Jun 17, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Air Freight Rates: China and North America

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Topics: Insider, Continuous Improvement, 3PL, COVID-19, Economy

Receiving Packages & Freight During COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Apr 7, 2020 11:30:37 PM

As the coronavirus continues to spread across the country, disinfectants are flying off the shelves and hand-washing remains the most touted method of prevention, but how do we clean our mail? Should we even be cleaning it? Well, rest easy: Preliminary testing suggests that you can't contract COVID-19 from mail or packages. Even if the interior contents had trace amounts of the virus, they are likely to have died by the time a package reaches you.

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Topics: Insider, Continuous Improvement, Shipping

Mihlfeld Mile: February 2020

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Feb 26, 2020 9:15:00 AM

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Topics: Insider, Logistics Management, Continuous Improvement, 3PL, Shipping

7 Reasons Your Business Should Hire a 3PL

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Nov 8, 2018 7:45:00 AM
7 Reasons your company should Hire a 3PL

The world is getting smaller.

The potential reach of even the smallest business today far exceeds what it was a couple decades ago, and as such, logistical challenges that previously only larger businesses experienced, have trickled down to SMBs worldwide.

Thanks to 21st century technology, businesses that previously only served a small geographical range now have access to potential customers across the globe. With increased supply and demand, it is no secret that most companies today experience extreme complications and inefficiencies in their supply chain. As with any integral aspect of a business, managing and maintaining an effective supply chain requires time, knowledge, and money – your company’s most important resources.

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Topics: Cost Reduction, Logistics Management, Continuous Improvement

The Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Shipper of Choice

Posted by Mihlfeld & Associates on Oct 31, 2018 2:45:00 PM
Shipper of Choice

Times are Changing

Imagine you are a manufacturer with a truckload of product ready to be shipped off to its destination.  The issue, though, is that you do not have a truck to transport your product. So you begin the search for a carrier, fully confident that you will find a carrier suitable for transporting your precious freight. However; every carrier you contact refuses to even look at your freight, much less carry it.

Why is this the case? You never had an issue with contracting a carrier before.

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Topics: Logistics Management, Continuous Improvement

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