Logistics Focus: Going Sky High In Chicago

8/7/18 11:02 AM
 

Home to nearly 3 million people, Chicago is one of the busiest cities in the United States. And with record-level congestion on the streets and limited freight capacity, it’s also one of the most difficult markets to manage a complex logistics project.

For LynnCo Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a supply chain solutions provider based out of Tulsa, OK, finding the right asset-based partners is the key to success. When LynnCo was tasked with managing the supply chain for a high rise development in the city’s bustling downtown, they knew the project’s logistics would be particularly challenging.

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Topics: Video Testimonial, Supply Chain, Case Study

Roots of Country Music Find New Ground in Times Square

3/13/18 9:49 AM

Averitt’s Specialized Services gives Grand Ole Opry precision and care on priceless move

Tourists seeking an authentic Country music experience outside of the South need look no further than Times Square. While the iconic street performer known as the “Naked Cowboy” has been entertaining crowds on Broadway for many years, it’s a new restaurant and venue that’s bringing the Nashville sound to Manhattan, with Averitt's help.

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Topics: Customer Testimonials and Recognition, Case Study

Shipper Focus: How SalonCentric Cuts Waste & Improves Order Windows

1/25/17 10:14 AM

Partnering for Measurable Supply Chain Improvements

Reducing Tons Of Supply Chain Waste

SalonCentric, a nationwide wholesale salon and beauty supply distributor, wanted to find a way to reduce its impact on the environment while also minimizing its supply chain costs.

One area of its supply chain that SalonCentric saw an opportunity to make a difference with was the company's use of traditional cardboard boxes for shipping. Corrugate boxes, a staple of most retail supply chains, are great for transportation. However, such containers have a short shelf life and quickly find themselves in landfills.

To address the problem, SalonCentric invested in reusable plastic tote bins. The use of the bins had an astounding positive impact on the company's environmental footprint. 

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Topics: Customer Testimonials and Recognition, Supply Chain, Retail, Awards, Case Study

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