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How Are Rising Fuel Prices Impacting the Supply Chain?

Several factors are working against the supply chain right now, but the cost of fuel continues to have a considerable impact. While conversations around fuel prices aren’t new, in 2022 the price of gas in the US broke previous records, coming in at an average of $5 per gallon. Thankfully,

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How Your Trusted 3PL Provider Can Help You Avoid Cargo Theft

Cargo theft in shipping and logistics is not a new phenomenon. In fact, for as long as goods have been transported, they’ve been at risk of being stolen. What has changed, however, is how logistics providers respond to the problem and the technology now available to help prevent it. With

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The Difference Between Logistics and Distribution

When delving into supply chain management, plenty of terms circulate and cause some confusion, especially when this area of business isn’t your specialty. A distinction we often see fit to make is the difference between logistics and distribution, which are sometimes used interchangeably. However, they manage different sides of the

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How Refining Logistics Flows Can Help Optimize Costs

Stop for a moment and think about how your business runs. First and foremost, it is fueled by your products. But how are they made, and how do they reach the hands of customers? There are systems for everything, but the most important ones pertain to creating and delivering your

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3 Benefits of Using a Logistics Broker

Logistics brokers aren’t new, but many companies still don’t utilize them. They think they can handle the work independently and don’t want to include a third-party helper. We’re here to bust that myth and explain the benefits of using a logistics broker to help your business, whether you’re on the

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What is Brokerage Logistics?

ABCO Logistics is a newly established sister company of American Distribution Services. ABCO Logistics was born out of necessity to handle the logistics of American Distribution to help facilitate shipments quickly and efficiently to all 48 contiguous states.  In a previous blog, we’ve introduced who ABCO Logistics is with a

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ABCO Logistics – Who We Are

ABCO Logistics was born from our parent company, ABCO Group, to handle the logistics of our sister company, American Distribution Services. We are licensed by the FMSCA and have the authorization to ship to all 48 contiguous states. Through our partnership with American Distribution, we can facilitate shipments quickly and

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American Distribution’s Growth Through the COVID Pandemic

Most companies have struggled over the last few years through the COVID pandemic. As a result, many businesses have lost employees or even closed their doors. At American Distribution, we are blessed that we have grown through these difficult times and come out better for it; from new trucks to

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How Reliable Distribution Can Impact Your Business

We’ve all had that moment around the holidays – we’re anxiously tracking a package, watching where it goes, wondering why it went from Memphis to Washington DC to Atlanta to Knoxville, hoping it gets here in time for Christmas. Over the last two holiday seasons, this has been a particularly

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American Distribution’s ‌Logistics‌ ‌Services‌ ‌ ‌

When your supply chain is maximized, you can improve shipping times, create better customer relationships, and maintain a professional reputation, all without reducing costs. At American Distribution Services, we make it our goal to manage every aspect of your supply chain without sacrificing service, value, or quality. Our logistics resources