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Our team of experts is happy to offer advice, forecasts, and other useful information about the logistics and supply chain industries. Check out our blogs by clicking below.

Strategically Shipping High-Value Cargo

Strategically Shipping High-Value Cargo

As industries continue to get more and more competitive, a lot of organizations find themselves diversifying their services. Sometimes, that means they have to learn how to handle different types of cargo, including high-value shipments (HVS).  Luckily, our expert TOC...

The Benefits of Working with a Licensed Customs Broker

The Benefits of Working with a Licensed Customs Broker

With all the work and attention to detail that comes with customs, wouldn’t it be nice to have someone who knows the ins and outs of the industry? Well, that’s why many companies hire licensed customs brokers. Admittedly, before you hire one, you should probably know...

2023 Supply Chain Forecast

2023 Supply Chain Forecast

Another year in the supply chain industry means another year of unexpected changes, evolving technologies, and more. While we don’t have a picture-perfect plan mapped out of what 2023 will bring, we do have a few ideas of key factors that will impact the coming year....

Considerations for Supply Chains in Q1

Considerations for Supply Chains in Q1

The new year is only days away! While some industries can hit the reset button on January first, logistics isn’t the type of thing to start with a clean slate overnight. Delays, backlogs, and supply chain snarls will continue to affect shippers even after the clock...

Top 5 Misconceptions About Working With a 3PL

Top 5 Misconceptions About Working With a 3PL

Sometimes, all you need is a little help. That’s what a third-party logistics provider (3PL) is for. When a customer is looking to optimize their supply chain, save time, cut spending, and increase their market opportunities to expand, it’s time to call in the 3PLs....

Building Safety and Diversity in Your Supply Chain

Building Safety and Diversity in Your Supply Chain

At the end of the day, every organization wants to keep its supply chain in the best shape possible. At TOC Logistics, we understand this. It’s why we help each of our clients create fully optimized supply chains that address their unique needs. Part of this includes...

Tips to Help Prevent Cargo Theft

Tips to Help Prevent Cargo Theft

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, cargo theft in the United States is a $15 to $35 billion problem. We wrote about this topic a few years ago, but with stalled supply chains, bottlenecks, and all the other variables that clog the industry, it’s easy to...

Ocean Cargo Facts and Figures

Ocean Cargo Facts and Figures

If you couldn’t already tell from the title, today is all about ocean cargo. In the past, we’ve focused on some of the big takeaways and facts surrounding air cargo, but now we’re hopping over to the oceanic side of things. Without further ado, let’s dive into the...

What We’ve Seen and What’s to Come in the Supply Chain

What We’ve Seen and What’s to Come in the Supply Chain

If you remember from January, our team gave you a logistics forecast for the upcoming year. Logistics were rocky even then, which made forecasting what would happen to supply chains a challenge. Most experts (ourselves included) didn’t have high expectations for at...

Meet Our Sister Companies

Meet Our Sister Companies

Did you know that TOC Logistics is part of a larger web of transportation and logistic services? We’re going to give you the rundown of who our sister companies are, what they do, and how they can help you (plus, the work they do to keep the supply chain moving!). So,...