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Why Pre-Fill Decorating is Better than Post-Fill Decorating

You could do your post-fill decorating in-house – undergoing a long learning curve and running the risk of decreased efficiency and increased scrap. Or you could reap the productivity and speed-to-market benefits of letting your supplier pre-fill decorate for you.

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Six (6) Tips to Select the Right Shrink Sleeve Decorator

Thinking about shrink for your next labeling project? The capital investment can be significant, so choosing the most qualified shrink sleeve decorator is imperative. Be sure to keep in mind these guidelines:

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7 Tip Success Story: Warehouse Management Systems

Are you actively shopping for or seeking information on a warehouse management system? The right solution can help improve order fulfillment, boost inventory visibility, and automate data collection. Follow these simple steps for choosing a WMS, and you'll soon be on your way to an optimized warehouse operation.

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To be insourced or to be outsourced - that is the question

Verst Logistics has been servicing logistics customers since 1966, with a number of partnerships lasting 20+ years. With that in mind, and given our collaborative history with several major brands, this blog post covers the recent trends in outsourcing versus insourcing warehousing. We value our partnerships and believe it is our responsibility to provide support and assistance to our partners when considering strategic logistics options.

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Why Taking Care of CSA Scores is Important

 

Being subject to DOT inspections can cost a business a lot of money in lost time and fines. It is important to check scores, as they are an indicator of the type of companies the FMCSA will target, as they believe them to be unsafe. They are also a guide to where a carrier needs to make improvements in their safety and compliance.

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10 Best Practices for Optimizing Inventory Management in 2018

Most businesses have lots of areas to improve in, especially in their warehouses, but if you don't upgrade and streamline business operations sooner rather than later, the outlook for your business is not efficient.  Some of the effects of not streamlining operations results in bad habits, counterproductive practices, and a high cost of inventory.

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Quick Read: CSA Scores and What They Mean

CSA stands for Compliance, Safety, Accountability, and is an FMCSA initiative that was introduced to improve the overall safety of commercial motor vehicles.

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Best Practices For 3PL Warehousing Insurance Policies

Outsourcing has become a more common method for many businesses to store products and transport materials from suppliers and manufacturers to their end destination, and third-party logistics (3PL) companies have helped streamline the process. But what happens when your products become damaged, lost, or stolen? 

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Verst Logistics to Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Truck drivers keep America moving. Without the men and women drivers here at Verst Logistics, we would not be able to expand and grow our business.

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Quick Read: Inventory Management Tips

What Is Inventory Control & Why Is It Important?

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