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    September 01, 2015

    10 Things to Know When Purchasing a 3D Printer


    A few months back, Kenco Innovation Labs purchased the Lulzbot Mini 3D printer. After hearing of the struggles other people have experienced with 3D printers, we have been pleasantly surprised with the user-friendly nature of this machine, and it has been enjoyable to use.

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    Topics: innovation

    August 26, 2015

    4 Secret Techniques To Improve Cultural Fit with Supply Chain Partners

    Posted by David Caines

    In the last few years, the relationship between companies and third-party logistics (3PL) providers has shifted. The previous emphasis on short-term (3 year) transactional relationships—driven mainly by a 3PL’s physical assets and cost—has been replaced with a more strategic partnership approach where trust ranks higher than cost and long-term, collaborative relationships are evaluated on qualitative metrics.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Excellence

    August 19, 2015

    Is a 4PL Logistics Model Right for You?

    Posted by David Caines

    If you are trying to decide if a 3PL or a 4PL model is right for your logistics operations and supply chain, it is very important to understand the difference. Without this knowledge, you may not know which one is best for your company.

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    Topics: Supply Chain Intelligence

    August 13, 2015

    Three Signs You Could be a Target of Transportation Theft

    Posted by Kevin Fletcher

    You could be a target of transportation theft in your supply chain if:

    • You have distribution centers in California, Florida, Texas, New Jersey, or Tennessee
    • You ship full truck load or container loads
    • You use brokerage or contract services
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    Topics: Transportation Management

    August 11, 2015

    Unity Despite Workplace Diversity: What Are Your Guiding Principles?

    As a female business owner, I understand the value of having and adding diversity to the workplace. As workforce demographics change and the world becomes a global market, workplace diversity becomes a business necessity rather than a cultural idea.

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    Topics: Guiding Principles

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