From June through the end of November is Hurricane Season. Here are some tips about what your supply chain needs to know during hurricane season.
2020 isn’t what we expected. State shutdowns, consumer panic-buying, truckload volumes skyrocketing and then plummeting – the COVID-19 pandemic has created an increase in uncertainty for the supply chain. When It All Began As COVID-19 began to spread, many governments responded with lockdowns. Nonessential businesses closed and consumers panic bought out paper products, soap, and […]
Chemical manufacturers collect and use a lot of data in their supply chain. They deal with data on their products, customers, transportation, storage, operations and more. Acquiring that data is not hard but managing and utilizing that information to be able to analyze your business is the challenge. Taking advantage of a Managed Services solution […]
All businesses want to grow, but growing a business isn’t an easy task. It is one of the toughest challenges that a company can face. And there are many ways to go about assisting and capturing on that growth. One option that I’d like to talk about today is on improving your logistics. You may […]
There has been some buzz in the trucking industry over the past few years about a new regulation regarding tanker endorsements for CDL holders. The information that has been published about this online is fairly vague, so we’d like to set some facts straight to help you ensure that you’re hauling your liquid or gaseous freight legally.
Just like the fuel pumps, rates change in the spot market daily. When fuel prices dipped below $1.50 per gallon in April in some areas, the fuel producers dropped their price based on demand. Fuel inventories filled up and sat in storage tanks as America’s transportation needs nose-dived on stay-at-home orders. There are just a […]
Trinity Logistics is always looking to grow our company, our brand presence, and most importantly, our knowledge within our focus industries; chemical being one of them. We find being involved with industry associations helps keep us in tune with current challenges our customers may be facing, while giving us new opportunities to connect. Recently, we […]
Capacity fluctuates. A lot. The national truck driver shortage is not a rumor, it’s happening. Regulations, costs of operating a truck, and an aging work force are compounding. The natural ebb and flow of available trucks is difficult enough to keep up with. Seasonal shifts can happen overnight, and having a partner on your side fighting for capacity is key to success. We have access to a base of nearly 40,000 authorized carriers, meaning that we can always find a way to get your truckload freight from Point A to Point B, no matter the demand for equipment.
What is Responsible Care®? According to their website, Responsible Care® is the chemical manufacturing industry’s environmental, health, safety and security performance initiative. It is an international improvement initiative of the chemical industry. Companies of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) carry out Responsible Care®. Choosing a 3PL that is part of the Responsible Care® program can […]