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When manufacturers need their product shipped out, they trust Hanson Logistics to get it done. As a global leader of food and foodservice solutions, Request Foods, Inc. ships over 230 million products every year. This means they need a reliable transportation team. Five years ago, Request Foods was utilizing multi-drop stops. These stops force a...
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Even in today’s technology-centric transportation world, small to midsized carriers rely heavily on fax, email, and the web for communication. To help you break free of these manual, labor-intensive processes, Hanson Logistics offers a load processes tender management platform that maintains a constant pulse on all load tenders – regardless of communication method or carrier size. The...
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About 48 million people (1 in 6 Americans) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die each year from food borne diseases, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law by President Obama on Jan. 4, 2011, enables FDA to better...
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Every manufacturer likes to see a truckload of product leaving the dock, destined for the retail shelf. They probably look the other way, however, when it’s a hotshot load of a few pallets. In today’s market, vendors face the challenge of meeting the on-demand replenish requirements of large regional and national retail customers. Order frequency...
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As we near the completion of our Chicago Consolidation Center expansion, we’ll touch upon several reasons why frozen food load consolidation programs, such as Velocities MVC, are considered best practices. Lower Overall Transportation Costs Load consolidation can significantly reduce overall shipping costs because manufacturers no longer pay for the inefficiencies of single LTL rates. Instead, their...
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Additional deep frozen warehousing is coming just outside of Chicago. We’re on track for a Spring draw-down on Phase 4 of Chicago Consolidation Center. Check it out!
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With the recent design and build of Secant Technologies’ Tier3 Data Center Facility, Hanson Logistics’ warehouse management system, Infor SCE 10, has a new home. This state-of-the-art facility in Oshtemo, Michigan is backed by 15 years of data center design/build experience. Equidistant from Chicago and Detroit, Tier3 is conveniently located and also provides a North-South...
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Over the last five years, many temperature-controlled transportation companies have seen an increase in average load weight as well as a decreased number of loads shipped. This has impacted smaller carriers who struggle to survive. Rising transportation costs have increased the quantity of SKUs shipped per load well, in efforts to mitigate costs.  However, for...
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There are many avenues underway to reduce the carbon footprint of food distribution. Consumers are quick to cite MPG of diesel trucks, but the truth of the matter is the greatest impacts are highway congestion and a growing population. There are more mouths to feed. One of the most recognized inefficiencies within our trade is...
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ABOUT HANSON LOGISTICS

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.