There was a time when the naysayers claimed the days of EDI were numbered, soon to be replaced by web-based XML transactions. The fact is, EDI is well entrenched in the supply chain, and EDI transactions of warehouse orders, ASNs and routing documents continue to grow, especially among larger shippers. While EDI implementation can be intimidating, a deployment that follows clear mapping is certainly obtainable and offers a considerable and...Continue Reading
You work hard to produce frozen foods that taste as good as homemade. Whether it’s protein, center of the plate entrees, sides or desserts, we know you want your customer to purchase your brand with confidence. That’s where we come in. Our temperature-controlled distribution ensures that your product arrives in the freezer case like it’s right next door. First-time buyers take note of your brand quality, and they look for...Continue Reading
The walls of deep frozen warehouses are thick with R-41 metal-clad insulation, and yet they are transparent. Under LED lights, on the beam of a scanner, across the dock and out the door, we’re producing and capturing data on every lot, every load. Our engagement continues beyond the edge of the parking lot, where Hanson Transportation Management Service takes over the duty of on-time arrival and load closure. Inbound to...Continue Reading
On the list of sales messages from companies across the temperature-controlled supply chain, I don’t know that ‘consistency’ is in the Top 10. It should be. Supply chain consistency is a fundamental tenant of any successful product or process. You find a high degree of consistency in the world’s best brands, in product quality and market identity. An inability to control consistency stifles and even brings down organizations that otherwise...Continue Reading
Hanson Logistics provides end-to-end temperature-controlled distribution, transportation, warehousing and supply chain services, including multi-vendor consolidation services to the nation's major retailers. As one of the largest providers in the US, the company operates a growing refrigerated transportation fleet and 9 facilities in the central states, totaling 39 million cu. ft. with more than 200 Hanson teammates.