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Summer is sweet with King’s Q2 Report

Summer is sweet with King’s Q2 Report

The summer season brings with it BBQs, bright sunshine and booming markets. Summer is the second highest consumer spending season (behind winter, which brings with it the holiday season). As a result, the economy and the shipping industry should keep pace with the...

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Star Tribune names King Solutions a 2019 Top Workplace

Star Tribune names King Solutions a 2019 Top Workplace

King Solutions been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2019 and will also be published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 16.

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Lead by reducing manufacturing and shipping lead times

Lead by reducing manufacturing and shipping lead times

Lead times. They’re one of the most important supply chain metrics. Why? Because customers set their own deadlines to meet. Whether your shipment is simply trying to make it to a customer or catch a connection for a new route (domestic or international), timing is...

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Picking up the speed without dropping the ball on accuracy

Picking up the speed without dropping the ball on accuracy

Thirty years ago, consumers were content placing an order via mail or by phone from a catalogue, then waiting six to eight weeks for it to be processed and shipped to their home. That seems like forever ago. In today’s instant-gratification retail environment,...

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King Solutions earns Governor’s Safety Award for occupational safety

King Solutions earns Governor’s Safety Award for occupational safety

King Solutions will be recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health at the Governor’s Safety Awards ceremony on May 8th. The event will take place at the 85th annual Minnesota Safety & Health Conference held at Mystic Lake Center. The company is one of 294 employers to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.

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Warm up for the year with King’s Q1 industry report

Warm up for the year with King’s Q1 industry report

Now that we’re well into 2019, it’s time to see what’s happening in the logistics industry. Q1 is always important because it sets the pace for the entire year. So far, economic growth has eased after strong growth in 2018. Average GDP growth for 2018 was 3% and...

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