Why Innovation in Logistics is Important

Innovation in logistics means a whole lot of things. New inventions, new technology, new processes, and even new roads! Over the years there have been many innovative milestones, each one making the world more connected.  Everything from the invention of reefer trailers to the development and implementation of new systems like JIT shipping. There are

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The Key to Problem Solving in the Logistics Industry

Problem solving in logistics is a challenge. There is a constant tug of war between the shippers and the carriers. Fights over detention, pick-up and drop-off times, and general invoice arguments. As a 3PL, it is up to you to make sure the shipping process goes smoothly and everyone leaves happy. This, however, can be

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The Need for Reliability in Shipping & Logistics

Time and time again shippers say that reliability in shipping and logistics is the most important thing to them. After all, they are entrusting their freight to this company, it makes sense that they want it to be someone reliable. Reliability is defined as, “the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well.” So,

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3 Ways to Benefit From a Drop Trailer Program

Loading and unloading can be a huge bottleneck in the world of shipping. Shippers and warehouses are always looking for better efficiencies to keep the supply chain in motion. One such way is to utilize a drop trailer program. With drop trailers, carriers can just come in, pick up the pre-loaded trailer and head out.

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Intermodal & Drayage Trucking – How are they connected?

Shipping and logistics is confusing. There is a whole lot of terminology that gets thrown around to refer to different modes, trailer types, fees, everything else. Two terms that seem to go hand in hand are intermodal and drayage trucking. It is to the point that it almost seems like you cannot have one without

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