A Diagnostic Approach to 3PL | R&S Logistics

At R&S Logistics, one thing that separates us from other third party logistics providers is our diagnostic approach designed to zero in on your particular business needs. Rather than sell you a predetermined bundle of logistics services, we take the time to get to know you and your business, your challenges, successes and areas for growth. We use our vast resources and expertise to diagnose your actual needs much like a doctor, then we find the solutions to meet those needs.

Between this unique diagnostic approach, our focus on the most cutting edge technology, and our commitment to partnership, we are positioned to uniquely attend to your needs with far more precision and attention to detail than other 3PLs. A partnership with R&S Logistics means you can forget about your logistical concerns because you know we always have you covered.

You will find that we are not only are good at listening to your problems, but we also excel at coming up with innovative and cost-effective solutions your problems and pain points. So what are your particular logistical challenges?

  • Do you fear shutting down your operation because it would cost millions of dollars each day in loss production?
  • Do you worry about inclement weather interfering with the ability of your suppliers to deliver product and materials on time?
  • Do you find yourself concerned about port strikes which might prevent your product or raw materials from arriving on time?
  • Do you struggle with space constraints within your plant and need more warehouse space?
  • Do you want to maximize your facility’s output to require less warehouse space to hold your raw materials or finished product?

These are just some of the problems we encounter everyday with new clients, and these are just some of the pain points we treat. Were different from the other guys, because we don’t push our operating system and methods upon you. Instead we listen to the problems you’ve encountered and create a custom treatment plan to alleviate the pain–much like a physician.

If you are tired of worrying about your logistics problems and know it’s time to find solutions, contact R&S Logistics today. You can visit our website to learn more about our wide range of services, or fill out our online contact form to request a free quote.

6 Logistics Trends to Watch for in 2017 | R&S Logistics

As our economy constantly evolves, businesses and logistics leaders must learn to adapt to the latest global trends. R&S Logistics is pleased to help make the complex simple with our third party logistics solutions. Here are six big trends in logistics that every business should be aware of.

Augmented Reality
Are you prepared for the AR revolution? A common use of augmented reality in logistics includes smart glasses which can display product information, scan barcodes, and provide greater efficiency over traditional, and manual production handling.

Batch Size
This new type of production develops a single consumer product one at a time through robotics, automation, and 3D printing. Batch size not only offers rapid turnaround, but also endless customization. Batch size is an exciting and innovative solution which can lead to higher satisfaction rates among customers.

Grey Power
An increasing number of tech-based services are being adapted for older generations, called “Grey Power.” Expect to see a new wave of technologically advanced solutions for healthcare services specifically aimed at aging consumers.

Omni Channel
Because more and more consumers are using their smartphones and tablets to access the web and shop online, omni-channel logistics is more important than ever. Today’s retail services must adapt to the needs of multiple channels of e-commerce. Omni-channel logistics are also useful in optimizing delivery services to customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Self Driving Vehicles
Experts in the industry say we’ll soon see self-driving vehicles implemented in automated cargo transportation. As technology further evolves, self-driving vehicles will be utilized in all facets of logistics transportation to optimize operations and safety and decrease costs.

Tube Infrastructure
Here’s a visionary trend for the near future: massive tube infrastructures for mass cargo transportation. Tube logistics are being developed as super-fast green transportation systems to accelerate nationwide cargo transportation solutions to enable the high-volume movement of product into congested areas.

It’s true that technology is constantly changing, but R&S Logistics is there to help you adapt and discover the most innovative and cutting-edge solutions for your business. Visit our website today to learn more and request your free quote.