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Your Dedicated Support Team: The JLS Routing Center

Posted by Jarrett on Mar 19, 2024 3:10:52 PM

One of Jarrett’s key operational facilities is the Jarrett Routing Center. Here, we go further than granting access to a transportation management system (TMS) and data.  

Topics: supply chain management services, customer service, operations, blog

Bring Outside Talent In-House to Maximize Your Supply Chain

Posted by Jarrett on Feb 2, 2023 11:00:00 AM


As the complexities of your supply chain increase, so do the required knowledge and skills needed to successfully execute efficient processes and procedures. With the cost of talent on the rise, it is becoming much more challenging to find qualified and capable logistics professionals to effectively manage your supply chain. 

Topics: operations

Four Ways to Save Time and Money through Proper Packaging

Posted by Jarrett on Jan 26, 2023 11:00:00 AM


With costs on the rise due to inflation, supply chain constraints and labor shortages, it is more important than ever to streamline business costs. One area that suppliers and retailers can ensure greater cost and time efficiency is through proper packaging techniques. The following are four simple ways you can save time and money through changing how you package your shipments.

Topics: operations

Optimize Your Supply Chain with Better Data and Connectivity

Posted by Jarrett on Apr 14, 2022 11:15:00 AM


Is your supply chain strained because of the myriad economic and industry disruptions occurring? If so, you are not alone. Transportation experts expect the challenges to most likely continue in the foreseeable future. That is why identifying strategies and tools to better streamline and optimize your supply chain is critical for the short term, but equally as important for future proofing your business for the long term. 

Topics: operations

How To Eliminate Chargebacks From Big Box Stores

Posted by Jarrett on May 23, 2018 8:34:00 AM

When you think of a bully, what comes to mind? I think of the stereotypical movie scene where elementary school children are playing outside during recess without a care in the world. An older boy with a scowl on his face disrupts the fun and pushes one of the kids. The older boy demands money to buy lunch for himself, and the younger child sheepishly complies. After the incident, the younger boy’s friends try to make him feel better and start thinking of ways they can stand up to the bully.

Topics: operations

Jarrett Logistics Helps Clients Mitigate Hurricane Sandy Shutdown

Posted by Jarrett on Sep 1, 2013 10:00:00 AM

When Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New England on October 29, 2012, the staff at Jarrett Logistics Systems had already spent countless hours preparing for possible scenarios and anticipating the needs of our clients. With Hurricane Sandy’s impact felt from Florida to Maine and across the Appalachian Mountains over into Michigan and Wisconsin, Jarrett Logistics Systems had 135 customer locations affected by Hurricane Sandy with 28 locations directly in the hurricane path. To prepare individual locations for the potential effects of the hurricane, the customer account teams at JLS began by analyzing what freight could be shifted into other warehouses and what the long term financial impact would be to our customers. On Tuesday, October 30th, logistics coordinators began identifying locations affected by reaching out to individual client facilities.

Topics: customer service, shipping, operations


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