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5 signs that you need a third-party logistics company

Most businesses start out by managing their own logistics; after all, it is a great way to save money. However, as your company starts to grow and change, there will come a point at which this inevitably has to change. Logistic processes will become an increasingly time-consuming task and, by keeping them in-house, you may actually start to hinder your business’s growth and development.

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An Industrial Distribution Solution Tailored to Your Individual Needs

When it comes to the industrial distribution of goods, each consignment is completely different and presents a different challenge. It’s fair to say, no two companies or businesses are ever the same. Their individual requirements vary greatly, they offer different products, and deliveries need to be made to a broad spectrum of different locations. A logistical solution that works perfectly for one company could be completely unsuitable for another; which is why, here at the John K. Philips, we strive to provide a tailored distribution solution for each and every one of our unique clients.

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Parcel Delivery Procedures for Hazardous Goods

Almost all businesses need to send a parcel to a client or customer at some point and, due to advances in technology, parcel delivery and courier services have significantly improved over the last few years. It’s now easier than ever to get your package to where it needs to be and, more often than not, they arrive on time and without any complications. But what happens if you need to transport hazardous goods and potentially dangerous materials? This type of transportation comes with numerous strict regulations and heavily policed rules and, suddenly, things aren’t so simple…

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An Introduction to Pallet Distribution

For many businesses and organisations, transportation is a necessary evil. The delivery of goods is at the heart of their supply chain and getting products to their destination – in the fastest and most economical way – is at the top of their priority list. It can be challenging, even a little daunting if you’re new to the business game, but transportation doesn’t need to be difficult. In fact, it can be as simple as turning to an established pallet distribution company, such as the John K. Philips Group, and outsourcing all the hard work to them. Continue reading

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5 Benefits of Warehousing

It may just seem like a place to store your goods, but warehousing is a vitally important component of your company’s logistics. There has never been more pressure on business owners to enhance their productivity and lower their overhead costs. But let’s face it, managing your own warehouse can be a bit of a challenge. Stock can take up quite a lot of valuable space (which can often be used for something more productive and profitable) and, thanks to seasonal variations and staffing issues, storing and distributing your own products can quickly become a logistical nightmare.

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