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Helpful Articles - Logistics

How to Prepare Your Hotel, Restaurant, or Retail Store for a Smooth FF&E Installation

Installing new furniture, fixtures, and equipment acts as the finishing touch on a renovation project. It’s that final piece of the puzzle, which creates a polished, professional space where your team can work, one to which you can welcome customers with pride. Naturally, you’d want this phase to go as smoothly as possible. After working with all kinds of operations across the island—retail stores, hotels, restaurants, military bases, and offices—we’ve put together a list of five things you can do to set the stage for a flawless FF&E installation and save yourself both time and stress. Let’s dive in! 1. Prep Your Team and Get […]

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7 Things You Can Now Ship to Guam—Easily

We’ve all been there: You’ve got an online shopping cart, loaded up with exactly what you want. During checkout, you arrive at the “Shipping Address” section, enter Guam as the state, and hold your breath. Then, you let it out in a frustrated sigh as the dreaded red letters appear on the screen: Sorry, this item is not available to ship to Guam. Alternatively, if you don’t get this message, you might instead watch in horror as the cost of your order literally doubles with shipping costs and delivery surcharges. Let’s face it. There are a lot of wonderful things about living in Guam. Coordinating […]

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How a Freight Forwarder Can Simplify Your Logistics

You might already know that a freight forwarder can assist you with moving goods, supplies, and inventory by offering you access to a number of different modes of transportation, including air, ocean, and road. However, if you’re doing business on Guam, a freight forwarder is uniquely positioned to offer you some distinct business advantages. When you partner with a forwarder on your Guam freight needs, you may be able to secure better shipping rates and simplify your involvement in the day-to-day logistics of your business. In fact, a good forwarder might even be able to help you uncover new efficiencies to simplify your operations and […]

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One Differentiating Factor That Will Help You Choose the Right Project Manager 

When you’re hiring a project manager, the concept of risk management may not be at the top of your mind. This can be especially true if you’re still gathering proposals.   However, when your project manager skillfully employs risk management techniques throughout a project—such as an FF&E installation or an office and industrial move—your venture is much more likely to come in on time and on budget.   As a result, understanding your project manager’s approach to risk management can be an important differentiator in the vetting process.  In this article, we’ll share four questions you can use in interviews with project managers that will shed light on their approaches to risk management. These questions will help you understand who’s best equipped for the job, and who’s got […]

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One Strategy for Avoiding the Two Biggest FF&E Install Issues: Cost and Time Overruns 

Whether your space is partially occupied, undergoing renovations or completely empty,  changing out your furniture, fixtures and equipment requires careful coordination and planning to keep your project on time and on budget.  However, there’s one element of any Guam-based FF&E project that can derail even the most carefully thought-out installations. It centers around how you receive your FF&E from off-island vendors.   We’ll walk you through how this seemingly simple part of your FF&E project can create big challenges. We’ll also show you how to choose a partner who can help you avoid this common problem completely. By heading off potential issues, you’ll discover how to easily reduce your risk of cost and time overruns to deliver a successful FF&E project for your organization.  […]

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