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Top 10 Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

Top 10 Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

As winter weather sets in for most of the country, you should take precautions to keep not only you and your truck safe, but also others on the road. We’ve put together ten useful tips to help you get your loads delivered safely this winter.

West Coast Port Congestion Could Delay Your Intermodal Shipments

West Coast Port Congestion Could Delay Your Intermodal Shipments

You may have heard on the news recently that West Coast ports have been clogged, delaying the importation of international goods. This is having an effect on both intermodal and truckload shipping. Here’s the lowdown on the problem and how it could affect you.

Now Might Be the Time to Consider Just in Time Delivery

Now Might Be the Time to Consider Just in Time Delivery

Having a ton of unused inventory can really take a chunk out of your warehousing space and your budget. The Just in Time (JIT) supply chain model can be a viable solution to these problems. Here’s how JIT can streamline your inbound and outbound logistics to match your manufacturing pace and cut your storage costs.

Big Pay Raises for Truckers Mean Higher Rates for Shippers

Big Pay Raises for Truckers Mean Higher Rates for Shippers

Due to the driver shortage, truckers’ wages are going up. This leaves shippers wondering how this may affect their bottom line. Learn about the reasons for rising rates and how you can avoid them.

Five Simple Ways to Save Money When Shipping LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) Freight

Five Simple Ways to Save Money When Shipping LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) Freight

When you get a rate for an LTL shipment, the cost is influenced by so many different factors that it’s actually pretty easy to make some simple changes and see your LTL shipping costs go down. While these tips may not be possible for everyone to implement, you’ll likely find at least one or two of them are relevant to your situation!

Trinity Logistics Named to Inc. 5000 List and Food Logistics’ Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider List

Trinity Logistics Named to Inc. 5000 List and Food Logistics’ Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider List

Trinity Logistics, a 3PL (third party logistics) provider headquartered in Seaford, DE, was named to two important lists last week: the 2014 Top 3PL and Cold Storage Provider list, published by Food Logistics magazine, and the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately-owned businesses in America.

How Transportation Management Software Helps Reduce Total Expenses

How Transportation Management Software Helps Reduce Total Expenses

Transportation management software is often thought of as a tool to help shipping departments select the lowest cost carrier. Other times, it’s looked upon for consolidating shipments or enhancing the way a shipment is being routed. While these are definite features, a TMS also provides opportunities for savings in both soft and hard costs that create far-reaching benefits for your entire company, not just the transportation department. The TMS has a dramatic positive effect on the profitability of all departments. Let’s take a look at how.

When Your LTL Freight Needs To Move Fast: Guaranteed and Expedited LTL Shipping

When Your LTL Freight Needs To Move Fast: Guaranteed and Expedited LTL Shipping

In the LTL world, there are many ways to guarantee your freight moves quickly. Each LTL carrier has their own set of options (and rules for those options). In general, you have two options – schedule an expedited LTL shipment (which moves faster than a standard LTL shipment) or a guaranteed LTL shipment (which comes with a guaranteed delivery date and time, and if they aren’t met, the cost of your shipment may be refunded, depending on the carrier.) Learn about the ins and outs of shipping guaranteed or expedited LTL shipments.

Guest Blog: Understanding the Metrics of LTL Capacity

Guest Blog: Understanding the Metrics of LTL Capacity

Scott Harrison, Manager of Sales, Support and Development at Southeastern Freight Lines, shares the three metrics that have an impact on LTL carrier capacity.