Green Notes

Security perimeter in a Minnesota Warehouse

Published: November 2015

  The evolution of the logistics industry brings updates and exciting new trends to the entire supply chain. Keeping inventory safe and secure is a top priority for everybody from manufacturers...

Author: Andy Welna

Security Measures taken in a 3PL - Record Keeping

Published: November 2015

  There are many different types of risk throughout the supply chain. Companies work hard to mitigate that risk, in order to keep their product, reputation and company safe. When working with a...

Author: D. Thomas Griep, CPA, JD

Foreign Trade Zone at Murphy International Logistics Center

Published: November 2015

What is a Foreign Trade Zone? Foreign Trade Zones are free-trade-zones under U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervision. Merchandise can be brought into the Zone via air, rail, or freight...

Author: Greg Parupsky

Murphy Transportation Solutions In Parking Lot in Fridley

Published: November 2015

  Throughout the past three weeks, we have discussed how startups and small businesses can utilize 3PL relationships to enhance business practices. Although a lot of information has been shared...

Author: Wendy Pigorsch

Richard Murphy Speaking to a logistics group with Mayor RT Rybak

Published: November 2015

  As the leader of the family owned, Murphy Warehouse Company for the last 22 years, Richard Murphy knows a thing or two about running a small business. In addition to working alongside...

Author: Wendy Pigorsch

Small business logistics solutions packaging project

Published: October 2015

  Emerging into the business world is a large task for many startups and small businesses. Adding everything needed to run a successful business can be a long and extensive process. With all of...

Author: Richard T. Murphy, Jr.

Published: October 2015

  We have all heard it a thousand times “Small Businesses are the backbone of the American Economy”. Startups and small businesses are vital to the U.S. Economy and are growing at...

Author: Richard T. Murphy, Jr.

Murphy Warehouse Racking Space Certified

Published: October 2015

  When a 3PL says that it has programs and procedures in place to ensure safety and quality management, what does that really mean for your business? Industry and safety certifications mean...

Author: Jean Parupsky

Emergency Air conditioned Warehouse

Published: October 2015

Emergency Responsiveness   During one August week a few years ago, Minnesota was experiencing an unexpected and prolonged heat wave. At the time, a large local grocery retailer was storing its...

Author: Andy Welna

Freight Train entering logistics rail yard

Published: September 2015

  Handling nearly 10,000 rail cars holding between 300,000 to 900,000 tons of freight annually, makes Murphy one of the largest commercial rail transloading providers in the Upper Midwest. We...

Author: Greg Parupsky

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