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Lessons Learned in 3pl

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Following one of Spartan Logistics' greatest disappointments, Steve Harmon, President of Spartan chose to dissect the experience rather than forget it. From one of Spartan's greatest accomplishments to one of the most disappointing, the journey of running a warehouse and distribution 3PL service is tumultuous. Let us take a look at both ends of the spectrum. Steve's white paper, Requiem of a Contract is below for download.  Read More

Topics: Customer Service Lessons, Lessons

Kevin O'Leary at MODEX 2016

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 Mr. Wonderful lived up to his nickname, sharing some interesting trends his investments, as a shark, have highlighted over the course of 7 seasons. Below we share some of the best points from his keynote address with you & his top 10 secrets to success.  Read More

Topics: Teamwork, Lessons

MODEX 2016

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  Modex was held in Atlanta, GA at the beginning of April. If you haven't been, this is a great networking and education opportunity. Spartan Logistics was proud to join our networking partner, Palisades Logistics, at the Georgia World Congress Center to speak with all who came by the booth.  Read More

Topics: Lessons

The Spartan Story: A Warehouse Company Grows

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Customer Service is one of Spartan Logistics' four pillars. It is also the heart of our company story. When it comes to such dry topics as: leasing warehouse space, dry good storage, or inventory control systems; customer service may not be the first thought in mind. At Spartan Logistics we have learned customer service, regardless of topic, should always be the first thought. It is through fulfilling our customer's 3pl needs that we will continue to grow.  Read More

Topics: Customer Service Lessons, Teamwork

Contract Warehousing vs. Public Warehousing

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In third party logistics "public warehousing" and "contract warehousing" are common terms. Do you know the difference between them? Did you know "contract warehousing" is a form of public warehousing? We are starting an educational series of posts today with the basic differences between contract and public warehousing as referenced by most 3PL service providers. There are some key differences that should be considered when looking to store your product.  Read More

Topics: Goals, Lessons, Common 3pl Questions

A Spartan Team Summer

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It's all a balancing act - throwing for Home & knocking it out of the Park.  Read More