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Top Blog Posts of 2016

We hope you had a wonderful Holiday Season and are looking forward to a great and successful 2017! In 2016, Murphy grew to 19 facilities throughout Minnesota and Missouri. Our team completed tasks for over 250 clients, and shipped thousands of orders to customers throughout the world. We’re excited to see what’s in store for our company in 2017 and know that we can help your company this year, as well.

Although we are looking forward to this new year, let’s take a look back at our top five blog posts from 2016!
*Click the titles to be brought to a specific blog post.

Asset Based vs. Brokerage Transportation

Covering transportation is an extremely important part of today’s supply chain. From full truckload shipments to less than a truckload, courier or small parcel shipments your customers are getting their products in different ways. Our Asset Based vs. Brokerage Transportation blog discussed the differences between these two transportation options as well as what may work best for your company.

Make sure you check out our white paper to learn all about transportation in today’s supply chain.

Five Advantages of Bundling Logistics Services

We have discussed the benefits of outsourcing logistics in many different blog posts. Bundling services such as storage, distribution and transportation with a full-service logistics partner can provide you with many advantages! Consistent service levels and a partnership mentality highlight the list.

How are Olympic Athletes and Your Company Alike?

With the 2016 Summer games taking place in Rio in 2016, this blog post discussed how your company is similar to many of the athletes competing. One of those similarities may really surprise you!

Effortless Inventory Management

Inventory management is one of the most important areas for most businesses. Outsourcing with a 3PL is a good way to insure that your inventory numbers are accurate. Our inventory management tools allow you to view inventory through a password protected portal as well as set up alerts and notifications when something changes in the warehouse.

Lean Manufacturing, What is Waste?

Manufacturers are looking to become more efficient. Implementing lean strategies is one of the most effective ways to reduce costs, increase output and improve efficiency. Lean manufacturing focuses on seven main areas of waste, what are they?

We had an amazing 2016 and hope you did the same. Get on the right track for 2017 by leaning more about how a 3PL can help your supply chain. Contact us to learn about our logistics services and supply chain solutions.