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Consumer Goods Logistics Blog


Kane Is Able

Recent Posts

Kane Is Able Announces Investment by Harkness Capital Partners

Posted by Kane Is Able on March 14, 2019

Affiliates of Harkness Capital Partners have agreed to make an investment in Kane Is Able, Inc. to support KANE’s growth strategy of expanding its services and national presence.

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Topics: KANE News and Awards

Dispatches from the Road: John Shepherd

Posted by Kane Is Able on March 14, 2019

In our “Dispatches from the Road” feature, the KANE blog will periodically publish interviews with our drivers – the men and women who live and breathe the transportation topics we often write about.  In our newest installment, we interview KANE driver John Shepherd, III.

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Topics: KANE Company Culture, Freight Transportation, Truck Drivers

Integrate Product Packaging into Distribution Center Operations

Posted by Kane Is Able on March 12, 2019

Specific consumer products look exactly the same when they roll off the manufacturing line.  To satisfy retailer requirements, however, these identical products are wrapped, sealed, tied and packed in dozens, even hundreds, of different ways for presentation on the retail shelf.  Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies often outsource product packaging to outside contract packagers, adding a costly and time-consuming step between manufacturing and the distribution center.

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Topics: Contract Packaging

7 Bold Steps to Ensure Freight Capacity

Posted by Kane Is Able on March 07, 2019

Freight capacity has historically been viewed as a commodity. The onus has been on the trucking company to position itself as the customer’s “carrier of choice.”

But if you haven’t noticed, that’s changing. The combination of a growing U.S. economy and the chronic truck driver shortage is turning freight into more of a seller’s market, requiring shippers to examine how they can become “shippers of choice” for carriers, who are now more selective about the loads they haul.

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Topics: Freight Transportation

Boise Paper Presents Kane Is Able with 3PL of the Year Award for Operational Excellence in Logistics

Posted by Kane Is Able on January 22, 2019

KANE has received Boise Paper’s 2018 3PL of the Year Award for best overall distribution center performance. The award recognizes operational excellence in logistics throughout Boise Paper’s physical distribution system.

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Topics: KANE News and Awards

KANE Gives Secondary School Educators a Lesson in Logistics

Posted by Kane Is Able on December 12, 2018

Educators in the Workplace is a program that allows secondary school educators to spend a week learning the technical skills, behaviors and mindsets high school students need to succeed in today's business environment. 

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Topics: KANE News and Awards

Dispatches from the Road: Kevin Belfon

Posted by Kane Is Able on October 18, 2018

In our “Dispatches from the Road” feature, the KANE blog will periodically publish interviews with our drivers – the men and women who live and breathe the transportation topics we often write about.  In our newest installment, we interview KANE driver Kevin Belfon.

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Topics: Truck Drivers

KANE is Aggressively Expanding Space Within its Nationwide Shared Warehouse Network

Posted by Kane Is Able on October 04, 2018

KANE Is Able recently expanded its shared distribution network in three key markets to support customer growth and new business expansion. In total, KANE added 630,000 sq. ft. of additional space in Allentown, PA, Atlanta, GA and California’s Inland Empire.

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Topics: Warehouse Operations, 3PL Outsourcing, Fulfillment Warehouse, KANE News and Awards