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Talking Trucking with the Wall Street Journal

Monday, May 23, 2022

Recently, Doug Roberie, Executive Vice President of Asset Operations, was interviewed for a Wall Street Journal article on the impact of truck shortages in the logistics industry. It’s an important topic that everyone in the industry is talking about—what happens when truck manufacturers can’t fulfill new orders due to parts shortages? As Roberie shared with […]

Inflation Goals for the New Year

Friday, January 28, 2022

A look into how supply chain issues translate into 2022 inflation Last year was plagued with issues such as backed-up shipping ports, worker shortages, and rising costs continuing to disrupt the supply chain and create a lot of extra shopping complications for consumers and retailers. Many are anxious about the higher prices as inflation impacts […]

Everyone’s talking about capacity, but what’s changed in your day-to-day?

Monday, January 03, 2022

How to Overcome Transportation Challenges In recent months, Supply Chain issues have been a consistent headline in the news media, bringing visibility to what the transportation industry does – and how critical it is to our everyday lives.  These trends are nothing new but the disruptions from the pandemic in 2020 have magnified those challenges […]

Don’t let Brake Safety Week Break Your Supply Chain

Monday, August 16, 2021

Don’t let Brake Safety Week Break Your Supply Chain CVSA Brake Safety Week August 22-28 We pride ourselves on the safe service that we are able to provide to our customers. Safety is first in our mission statement and our priority. This commitment is why we support the diligent efforts of the Commercial Vehicle Safety […]

The Top Economic Indicators Influencing Logistics Success

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Economic indicators are used to predict future trends in many industries, and they directly influence how and when businesses and consumers spend money. The logistics industry is no different. Information about the economy can help predict increases or decreases in manufacturing, which influences the number of truckloads of products being moved. The health of the […]

3 Common Misconceptions About Chemical Logistics

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Chemical logistics represent a large part of the nation’s trucking sector. In 2015, the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) announced the results of research they had conducted to learn about the size and impact of the tank truck industry within the US. The results highlight the importance of this industry as one of the most […]

3PL, 4PL, LLP…What’s What & Which Is Better for You

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Many options exist for supply chain management professionals as they determine what logistics services their business needs, and which logistics partner is the best fit for their organization. Determining the right fit for your organization means navigating through the (sometimes) complex language and structure of logistics providers and then determining what they truly can and […]

Trends in Logistics: Solutions for Actively Managing Capacity Challenges

Thursday, April 14, 2016

One challenge in the transportation sector at the moment is the issue of capacity. According to FTR’s latest findings, active truck utilization is already at 96%; as the economy grows, businesses require additional transportation solutions, requiring more trucks and drivers to move the products needed for consumers. Yet, this increase in demand doesn’t necessarily mean […]

The 5 Key Components to Consider When Selecting Your Logistics Partner

Thursday, February 25, 2016

What determines your best choice for a logistics partner? Is it their reputation? Their safety rating? What makes your logistics partner stand out from the competition? Factors such as reputation, safety record and pricing warrant serious consideration, but what key components need to be analyzed to determine the best solution – one that is economical, […]

How To Increase Efficiency In Your Logistics Process

Friday, June 26, 2015

The following is an excerpt from our white paper The Design of Logistics: Eliminating Costs to Strengthen Your Competitive Position. As the owner or manager of a business with significant logistics operations, you’re always looking for ways to control costs and enhance productivity. While this is no easy task steps can be taken to simplify […]

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