2022 Logistics Forecast

2022 Logistics Forecast

The last few years in logistics have been an adventure. As we enter 2020, part three, our team has been keeping a pulse on industry trends. Here’s what we’re expecting from the logistics industry throughout 2022. Expect More Delays If your organization hasn’t gotten...
Factors Contributing to the Shipping Crisis

Factors Contributing to the Shipping Crisis

With rampant shipping delays, a new COVID variant, holiday demands, and extreme weather sweeping across the U.S., there’s no question that things are feeling particularly chaotic these days. What do these factors, and many others, mean for the shipping industry? Our...
Tips for Working with a 3PL

Tips for Working with a 3PL

TOC Logistics is what some in the industry call a boutique-style freight forwarder. We develop, create, and manage according to each customer’s unique needs. As a 3PL provider, we’re here to optimize customers’ supply chains by saving time and money, increasing...
TOC & Mercado: One Platform, Endless Possibilities

TOC & Mercado: One Platform, Endless Possibilities

In a world of unpredictability, delays, and missed deadlines, managing a mess of spreadsheets with constantly evolving details can cause more confusion than good. Having a constant source of truth is essential, especially when it can show your entire supply chain in...
Moving Forward Despite Delays

Moving Forward Despite Delays

Delayed shipments can mean more than just lost money; they can result in a loss of customer trust, compromised opportunities, and long-term repercussions to your reputation.  Still, with the industry operating how it currently is, every shipment seems to be time...
How to Start a Career in Logistics

How to Start a Career in Logistics

The logistics industry is rarely dull, for better or worse. Despite its unpredictability, it can be an incredibly rewarding career field. With the current rise in online shopping, pandemic-related demands, and an endless flow of products across the globe, logistics is...
Securing Supply Chains Against Delta

Securing Supply Chains Against Delta

Clogged supply chains are facing new challenges as the Delta variant forces more port closures, manufacturing delays, and increased safety regulations. How can you better prepare your organization’s supply chain for unsteady waters in an industry saturated with...
An Intro to Transport Management Systems

An Intro to Transport Management Systems

As explored in a previous blog, Transport Management Systems (TMS) are an invaluable tool in ensuring secure and easy cargo transport. When paired with a highly adaptable team, they offer incredible insight and optimization of your organization’s cargo—from departure...
Preparing for Inclement Weather

Preparing for Inclement Weather

2020 brought an influx of bad weather, with more than 20 weather and climate-related events that accumulated in billions of dollars worth of damages to supply chains. Since June marked the beginning of this year’s hurricane season, it’s an excellent time to assess how...
The Benefits of Consolidation Programs

The Benefits of Consolidation Programs

Does your organization currently source from multiple suppliers near a single origin point or regularly utilize Full Container Loads (FCLs)? Are you simply looking to save time and money on shipments? If so, transferring to a shared consolidation program may help save...