Navigating Rough Waters Together

Navigating Rough Waters Together

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to give thanks for the positive things and people in our lives. After the year everyone in this industry has faced, we could all use some good news.  To help lift your spirits, Jennifer Coulter-Lissman, Vice President of TOC Logistics,...
Common Customs Misconceptions

Common Customs Misconceptions

We know that customs can be confusing due to the sheer breadth of everything it covers. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by customs intricacies, you’re in good hands. TOC Logistics is recognized as a Licensed Customs Broker by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This...
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...
The Current State of Air Freight

The Current State of Air Freight

Clogged ports, closed terminals, delayed shipments, and capacity-related challenges run rampant in sea and ground transport. These inconveniences have pushed many to turn to the skies instead. Unfortunately, this recent shift to increased air freight has presented its...
Our Approach to Logistics Hurdles

Our Approach to Logistics Hurdles

Did you know that TOC stands for transparency, optimization, and collaboration? These three ideas come together to shape our entire approach to supply chain management. All three are at the heart of what we do, because we know they are integral to providing increased...
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...
When to Utilize an LCL vs. FCL

When to Utilize an LCL vs. FCL

We’ve written previously about all of the benefits of using our consolidation programs. However, we commonly get asked about the right time to utilize less than container loads (LCLs) and full container loads (FCLs) to transport goods. We weighed in on the topic while...
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...