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Planting the seeds for a more inclusive economy – Franklin Jones

Planting the seeds for a more inclusive economy Reflections on the 2016 B Corp Champions Retreat  Paul Hawkins suggests that successful businesses are tended to like gardens. As entrepreneurs, owners, and operators the growth we should be focusing on is…

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Bicycle Businesses Unite: SoupCycle partners with B-Line for meal delivery

PRESS RELEASE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2016 Portland, Oregon —  For the past eight years, SoupCycle has been delivering organic meals to customers – now over 600 individuals and families in Portland – all by bicycle. SoupCycle provides delivered meals four…

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Local Goods, Trike Powered

The following is a post we contributed to Ecotrust’s blog, published February 22, 2016.  Here at B-line Urban Delivery, we tackle last-mile delivery challenges for local and regional food producers every day. After all, delicious wild salmon, grains, grass-fed beef, produce,…

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Bridges between B’s!

B-line presence at the B Inspired talks

Here at B-line, we talk a lot about what it means to be a certified B Corp. It’s a key part of our company values, it’s part of our charter, and it guides our decision-making in areas from purchasing supplies…

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Movin’ on Up!

As we head into 2016, we’re doing so from a new home! Our big news of the year is that we’ve moved our warehousing operation and HQ to a new building in the Central Eastside Industrial district where we’ve been…

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Shop Talk: Trike Weight

Busted Rim

One of the most common questions we’re asked is “how much does that thing weigh?” or “how much can you carry?”. Sometimes a person will offer a guess, but most of the time our trike’s huge girth will make even…

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Thoughts from a new B-Line rider

The last month has been one of confusion, panic, sore muscles, frigid fingers, sweat, and overall exhilaration—my first month delivering for B-line.  I knew when I accepted the job that I would be mentally and physically challenged.  As I sit…

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Purpose Podcast with Ted Sarvata

Franklin Jones recently sat down with Ted Sarvata to discuss all things B-line. Listen here and enjoy!

A Rider’s Exit and Experience

The New Year is often a time for reflection on what has come to pass in the previous. This past year was just as eventful as any at B-Line; with press from Time magazine as well as an article in the New York…

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Franklin Jones on The Sprocket Podcast Part II

Back for round two Franklin joins the guys, Brock and Aaron, over at the Sprocket Podcast to chat about B-line being featured in the NY Times and in a Time Magazine article. They also discuss touring the world by bike. This conversation can’t…

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