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Private Fleets or Outsourced Logistics? Which is Better?

Private Fleets or Outsourced Logistics? Which is Better?

It can be challenging for shippers of any size to choose how to transport their products. Which is better? Private fleets or outsourced logistics?

International Truckload Shipping To and From Mexico: The Basics

International Truckload Shipping To and From Mexico: The Basics

If you’re thinking about expanding your supply chain into shipping to and from Mexico, you’re not alone. Business between the US and Mexico is booming.

How to Reduce Transportation Costs

How to Reduce Transportation Costs

With costs rising recently, it’s easy to see why the challenge for many companies has been to reduce their transportation costs.

September Freight Market Update

September Freight Market Update

Stay up to date on the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics, through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription.  Not interested in reading? Watch our video instead! Over the last few months, the freight […]

What is Freight Consolidation?

What is Freight Consolidation?

Freight consolidation is an option that can save on your shipping. Let’s help you better understand what it is and what it can offer your logistics.

Logistics Technology You Need to Stay Competitive

Logistics Technology You Need to Stay Competitive

With all the current and upcoming logistics technology, it can be confusing for shippers to identify what will help them stay competitive.

The Cold Chain Process Explained

The Cold Chain Process Explained

How does the cold chain process differ from your typical supply chain? The cold chain is a variation of your standard supply chain. It involves the movement of refrigerated or frozen […]

The Habits of Successful Freight Agents

The Habits of Successful Freight Agents

From our seats, we’ve noticed that our most successful freight agents have developed certain habits that propel them to success.

August Freight Market Update

August Freight Market Update

Stay up to date on the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics, through our Freightwaves Sonar subscription. 

Shortages are Affecting the Chemical Industry

Shortages are Affecting the Chemical Industry

Raw material and product shortages are affecting the chemical industry. With many industries relying on the chemical industry, this is becoming a big challenge.

Are You Hesitant to Make the Move to a TMS?

Are You Hesitant to Make the Move to a TMS?

If you’re interested in a TMS but hesitant, Let’s talk through some of those hesitancies and see if we can help resolve them.

Flatbed Demand and Challenges for Construction and Manufacturing

Flatbed Demand and Challenges for Construction and Manufacturing

These industries have been dealing with a surge of flatbed demand and other challenges that are weighing on their supply chain.

Trinity Logistics Named 2021 Top 3PL by Inbound Logistics

Trinity Logistics Named 2021 Top 3PL by Inbound Logistics

Trinity Logistics is proud to announce our earned recognition on Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider list for 2021. Hundreds of companies submitted their credentials to Inbound Logistics to […]

Are Millennials Interested in Logistics?

Are Millennials Interested in Logistics?

When you hear the word logistics, what jobs come to mind? Most people picture a truck driver over the road or someone stocking shelves in a warehouse. Because of this, […]

Trinity Logistics Partners with Truckers Against Trafficking

Trinity Logistics Partners with Truckers Against Trafficking

One group that’s raising awareness about human trafficking is Truckers Against Trafficking. We’re proud to have partnered with their efforts.

Find Ways Around Tight Capacity During Produce Season

Find Ways Around Tight Capacity During Produce Season

Tight capacity is hitting produce and other temperature-controlled markets hard. Learn how you can find ways around tight capacity during produce season.

July Freight Market Update

July Freight Market Update

Stay up to date on the latest conditions, curated by Trinity Logistics, using Freightwaves Sonar data.  Not interested in reading? Watch our video instead! “Second verse, same as the first” Freight volumes […]

How Much Will I Make as an Independent Freight Agent?

How Much Will I Make as an Independent Freight Agent?

A frequently asked question among new Agents is, “How much money can I make as an Independent Freight Agent?” The good news is the earning potential for talented Freight Agents is truly unlimited. You have […]

Is My Company Ready for a Transportation Management System?

Is My Company Ready for a Transportation Management System?

When was the last time you reviewed your logistics network and technology? If it’s been more than six months, then you’ve stumbled upon the right article. Now, you might be thinking, “I […]

June Freight Market Update

June Freight Market Update

Stay up to date on the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics.   Not interested in reading? Watch our video instead! Domestic freight market recap  As expected, we saw the […]

Facing Cold Chain Challenges

Facing Cold Chain Challenges

Interruptions to the cold chain create problems such as spoilage, changes in the appearance, taste, or smell of a product, growth of harmful bacteria, or lost potency. Preventing any interruption […]

A Culture of Service

A Culture of Service

“Thank you for your service.” The stewardess on my flight makes this appreciative statement to each of the uniformed soldiers as they work their way down the aisle. A few […]

2021 Heart and Sole 5K Raises over $55,000

2021 Heart and Sole 5K Raises over $55,000

The Trinity Foundation held its 11th annual Heart and Sole 5K in April 2021 and this year presented us with a special opportunity for a local family.

May Freight Market Update

May Freight Market Update

Stay up to date on the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics.   Import volumes expected to rise  The U.S. continues to see record volumes, mainly coming from Asia, inundating the ports. […]

Trinity Logistics Named a Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Green Provider

Trinity Logistics Named a Food Logistics’ 2021 Top Green Provider

This year, Trinity Logistics was named one of Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers. Food Logistics’ annual awards program showcases individual and corporate leaders in the food and beverage industry. The […]

Shipping Truckload vs. Shipping LTL: What’s the Difference?

Shipping Truckload vs. Shipping LTL: What’s the Difference?

Truckload and LTL are two very different modes of transportation. Find out what the differences and benefits are for shipping truckload vs LTL.

Top 5 Trending Topics in Cold Chain

Top 5 Trending Topics in Cold Chain

If you haven’t already noticed, cold chain logistics is currently a hot topic. The demand for fresh products and quality supply chain processes are at an all-time high. Recognizing these […]

Celebrating Agent Appreciation Day

Celebrating Agent Appreciation Day

Written by Karen Nagel, Senior Agent Relationship Specialist Trinity Logistics was founded in 1979 by Ed and Deanna Banning. Ten years after its inception, the company had posted revenues of […]

April Freight Market Update

April Freight Market Update

Stay up-to-date with the latest conditions impacting the freight market, curated by Trinity Logistics. Imported Volumes Did anyone else think the pictures of the stuck Ever Given ship  in the Suez […]

Trinity Logistics Named to Transport Topics’ Top Freight Brokerage Firm for 19th Year   

Trinity Logistics Named to Transport Topics’ Top Freight Brokerage Firm for 19th Year   

Trinity Logistics is proud to announce its number 20 spot on the Transport Topics’ 2021 Top Freight Brokerage Firms List. This is the 19th consecutive year Trinity has received the honor. For the first time, […]

Women at the Helm: How Women in Leadership Shape Better Outcomes During Times of Crisis

Women at the Helm: How Women in Leadership Shape Better Outcomes During Times of Crisis

A recent Harvard Business Review study shows that women in leadership tend to shape better outcomes during times of crisis. Trinity Logistics recently participated in the Women in Trucking Webinar to […]

Frozen Food Shipping Shouldn’t Make You Shiver and Shake

Frozen Food Shipping Shouldn’t Make You Shiver and Shake

Whether those buying your product are meat-eaters or vegetarians, gluten-free, or dairy-free or they’ll try anything under the sun – we all have to eat. All food must make its way from farms […]

Frozen Food Shipping: What Can Go Wrong?

Frozen Food Shipping: What Can Go Wrong?

Frozen food is considered one of the safest forms of food preservation because the freezing temperatures prevent harmful bacteria. This doesn’t necessarily mean that frozen food is foolproof. Several situations that could cause your frozen […]

Trinity Logistics’ Jennifer Hoffman Recognized as one of Women in Trucking’s “Top Women to Watch in Transportation”

Trinity Logistics’ Jennifer Hoffman Recognized as one of Women in Trucking’s “Top Women to Watch in Transportation”

SEAFORD, Del. (March 22, 2021)- Trinity Logistics is proud to recognize Jennifer Hoffman as one of Women in Trucking Association’s (WIT) “Top Women to Watch in Transportation”. Hoffman is Trinity’s Director of Agent Services […]

Trinity Logistics Earns Designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company for the Sixth Time

Trinity Logistics Earns Designation as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company for the Sixth Time

Trinity Logistics, a Top 20 3PL offering people-centric freight solutions®, today announced that it is Great Place to Work-Certified™. Great Places to Work certifies companies through its rigorous, data-driven For All methodology, […]

Struggling With Cold Chain Logistics Companies?

Struggling With Cold Chain Logistics Companies?

If you find it difficult to juggle multiple providers for your cold chain logistics, there’s a better, even seamless, way of doing business. Cold chain logistics can be difficult to […]

From Bloom to Bouquet: Cold Chain Logistics in Flower Delivery

From Bloom to Bouquet: Cold Chain Logistics in Flower Delivery

Roses are red. Violets are blue. How do flowers get delivered in perfect condition to you? With Valentine’s Day approaching, the surge of flower orders and deliveries is increasing. The […]

A Fully Connected Cold Chain with Burris Logistics

A Fully Connected Cold Chain with Burris Logistics

We were pleased to participate in our first webinar with our parent company, Burris Logistics, “A Fully Connected Cold Chain.” Thank you to everyone who attended and listened to our […]

Proven Ways to Fight Fraud When You Ship Freight

Proven Ways to Fight Fraud When You Ship Freight

Fraud in transportation is on the rise again, and the culprits are getting craftier year over year. Fraudulent pickups, double brokering, and scams involving advances paid for services rendered make up a network of scammers so profitable, it’s reaping rewards for the scammers while leaving innocent parties to clean up the mess. As a top logistics company and leading third party logistics provider, we are always on the cutting edge of trends, keeping a watchful eye on fraud and ways to prevent it when our customers ship freight. Read more to learn 3 easy steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim of fraud.

Trinity Logistics Experts Featured in Cold Chain Logistics Webinar

Trinity Logistics Experts Featured in Cold Chain Logistics Webinar

Finding a cold chain logistics provider can be a tough process. Join us and Burris Logistics for a webinar to discuss our Fully Connected Cold Chain.

Trinity Logistics Launches Distinguished Providers of the Year Award Program; Announces 2020 Winners

Trinity Logistics Launches Distinguished Providers of the Year Award Program; Announces 2020 Winners

The Distinguished Providers of the Year Award Program offers Trinity the chance to carriers who have been an integral part of the day-to-day operations for their continued commitment and service to Trinity Logistics.

Current Intermodal Market Trends

Current Intermodal Market Trends

2020 threw a curveball for intermodal. Here’s a breakdown of recent intermodal market trends and what you can expect currently.

Shipping Pharmaceuticals: What you Need to Know

Shipping Pharmaceuticals: What you Need to Know

Picking up medicine and vitamins from your local store or pharmacy may be a simple task for you. However, shipping pharmaceuticals is a meticulous challenge. Even more so as cold […]

Trinity’s Agent Conference Goes Virtual!

Trinity’s Agent Conference Goes Virtual!

Every year Trinity Logistics hosts a agent conference for their Authorized Agents. Part networking, part education, and with a little fun thrown in; this conference develops relationships within the Agent Network. They learn from one another and help each other grow, as well as hearing from industry experts.

Assessing COVID-19’s Impact on Trucking Companies

Assessing COVID-19’s Impact on Trucking Companies

Many trucking companies have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, while others have thrived. The looming recession could further complicate things.

Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health with Truck Drivers

Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health with Truck Drivers

We’ve all had those moments on the road where we’ve felt excessive stress. Bumper-to-bumper traffic, delays on our commute, or even bad weather conditions can make driving a taxing task. […]

Trinity Logistics Receives 2020 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

Trinity Logistics Receives 2020 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

Trinity Logistics receives the 2020 Supply & Demand Executive Green Supply Chain Award.

COVID-19’s Vaccine Impact on Cold Chain Logistics

COVID-19’s Vaccine Impact on Cold Chain Logistics

Does the COVID-19 vaccine have your cold chain logistics worried? The cold chain will be needed to save everyone. How will this affect your cold chain logistics?

A Conversation With Lyn Hollingsworth, Trinity Authorized Freight Agent

A Conversation With Lyn Hollingsworth, Trinity Authorized Freight Agent

When asked about the key to the success of the Authorized Freight Agent Team at Trinity, our answer is always the same. Relationships. The Agent Support Team at the Corporate […]

Are you looking to just survive, or thrive in 2021? Now is the time to take action.

Are you looking to just survive, or thrive in 2021? Now is the time to take action.

Are you an independent freight agent? Get ahead of the game. Request For Pricing (RFP) season is fast approaching. Imagine if you had a dedicated team that worked to give you in-depth pricing […]

Top Quarterly Blogs: Construction and Manufacturing Industry

Top Quarterly Blogs: Construction and Manufacturing Industry

See what our most popular blogs were during our construction and manufacturing industry focus this quarter.

Importance of Logistics in Construction Projects

Importance of Logistics in Construction Projects

Without logistics in construction, there can be problems. Here are reasons on why you don’t want your logistics in construction projects to be an afterthought.

3PL Solutions for the Manufacturing Industry

3PL Solutions for the Manufacturing Industry

The manufacturing industry faces several challenges with their logistics. Laws and regulations in the manufacturing industry are always fluctuating. Some companies’ inventory management is not as advanced as it needs […]

Challenges In Renewable Energy Logistics

Challenges In Renewable Energy Logistics

We depend on the energy supply chain so that our everyday lives can run smoothly. We need energy to heat and cool our homes, light our office buildings, move freight, […]

Why Onshoring is Growing in Popularity

Why Onshoring is Growing in Popularity

Onshoring, nearshoring, reshoring – these are terms that we keep hearing lately. Many companies are considering onshoring operations. Is it the right choice?

Guide to Reducing Carbon Footprint in Logistics

Guide to Reducing Carbon Footprint in Logistics

Guest Author: Betty White Environmental concerns are likely on everyone’s mind. Addressing global warming and reducing one’s carbon footprint are now primary concerns for many industries. The logistics industry, in […]

Top 5 Oversized Shipping Challenges

Top 5 Oversized Shipping Challenges

Construction and manufacturing industries face unique challenges. Here are the top 5 challenges that customers with oversized shipping face.

Trinity Logistics Makes Top Workplace for Women List

Trinity Logistics Makes Top Workplace for Women List

Trinity Logistics is proud to announce that we have earned recognition as a Top Workplace for Women by Women In Trucking (WIT) for a second year.

Ecommerce growth: What that means for flatbed shipping

Ecommerce growth: What that means for flatbed shipping

It’s been almost 30 years since the dawn of the internet. Because of the internet, e-commerce was born and the need for flatbed shipping has increased.

Oversize Load Regulations by State

Oversize Load Regulations by State

Oversized loads haul many types of materials and products that keep us everyday consumers moving forward. From tree trunks that turn into lumber for our homes, manufactured homes that give […]

Fall Shipping Basics: What’s Hot in Autumn

Fall Shipping Basics: What’s Hot in Autumn

“Fall is in the air” is something we like to say this time of year as the air becomes a little crisper, the leaves start to change color, and popular […]

How To Become A Freight Agent

How To Become A Freight Agent

So you want to become a freight agent? How do you get started? What can you do to be successful in your new venture? Because of the reputation that the […]

Unusual Shipments: What makes them so special?

Unusual Shipments: What makes them so special?

From fragile to frightening, safe to hazardous, the shipping industry has seen it all! Read on for some of the most unusual shipments we’ve researched and some we have even helped arrange shipping!

Trinity Foundation Raises Over $10,000 for Local Cardiology Unit

Trinity Foundation Raises Over $10,000 for Local Cardiology Unit

On August 29th, The Trinity Foundation held its 10th Annual Heart and Sole 5K.

Five Tips for Heavy Haul & Over-Dimensional Shipping

Five Tips for Heavy Haul & Over-Dimensional Shipping

The shipment of over-dimensional and/or heavy haul freight requires a special expertise! Read on to learn how to handle your shipments as smoothly as possible.

Top Quarterly Blogs: Chemical Industry

Top Quarterly Blogs: Chemical Industry

Our quarterly industry focus was on the chemical industry. We researched your current challenges in logistics and found solutions. Out of all the blogs posted, these four were our most […]

Benefits of Cold Chain Warehousing Solutions

Benefits of Cold Chain Warehousing Solutions

Cold chain warehousing solutions are mostly used by bigger companies that are dealing with perishable items. For example, manufacturers in the food industry use them to warehouse their products until they make […]

Hurricane Season: What You Need to Know

Hurricane Season: What You Need to Know

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.

COVID-19 Effects on the Supply Chain

COVID-19 Effects on the Supply Chain

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 […]