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Logistics Industry Works Together to Help People Get Into Logistics

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT), through Aspire its careers foundation, is pleased to join with other logistics organisations and The Prince’s Trust to launch the Get into Logistics work experience programmes, which will be run across the … Continue reading

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How the Transportation Industry Uses Invoice Factoring

According to the American Trucking Association, there are more than 500,000 trucking companies in the United States and 80 percent of them have fewer than twenty trucks. While there are many national logistics organizations, the vast majority of these can be … Continue reading

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Future 3PL Factors to Consider

A growing number of companies are relying on 3PL providers to manage some or all of their supply chain networks. For example, a majority of companies in the computer industry rely on 3PLs. The industry has changed considerably, from freight … Continue reading

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Difference Between Supply Chain & Logistics Management

Logistics Scope The logistics model covers a segment of the supply chain, and its management has specific functions. A logistics manager is responsible for planning, developing and controlling the complete product flow. He also oversees product delivery to customers and … Continue reading

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When Will Google Revolutionize Logistics?

Google has assembled a series of technologies capable of transforming logistics as we know it. Some of them are well known and the applications obvious; others less so. I’ll start with the obvious ones. Driverless cars Truck drivers will not … Continue reading

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Top 5 Signs it is Time to Switch Carriers

Top 5 signs it is time to switch carriers: 1.  Financial Warning Signs With many carriers reporting first quarter losses in 2012, now might be a good time to check the financial health of your current carrier.  While a one-time … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from CMI!

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO OUR CMI CLIENTS, FRIENDS, AND  LOGISTICS FAMILY! COURIER-MESSENGER INC. – (661) 257-8689 – BIG OR SMALL, WE SHIP IT ALL!

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3PL (third-party logistics)

A 3PL (third-party logistics) is a provider of outsourced logistics services. Logistic services encompass anything that involves management of the way resources are moved to the areas where they are required. The term comes from the military. In business, 3PL … Continue reading

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Couriers Profit Part Time

Couriers Profit Part Time There are few businesses that can generate significant cashflow with only a few hours per day. Luckily, courier services are one of the few. Full-Time Income, Part-Time Hours There are few businesses that can generate significant … Continue reading

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What You Need When Starting Out

What You Need When Starting Out With just a few essentials, you can start your own courier and delivery business in no time. When starting a courier service, concierge service, or other delivery service, there are certainly a few things … Continue reading

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