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...
Cargo Insurance Basics

Cargo Insurance Basics

As demonstrated repeatedly in recent months, cargo insurance is a necessity when transporting goods by air, land, sea, or rail. There are multiple types to choose from depending on the mode of transport, frequency of shipment, and destination. Let’s take a look at...
Summer Heat vs. Cold Storage

Summer Heat vs. Cold Storage

Summer is officially here, which means regions across the nation are beginning to feel the impact of summer heat. While this may be a reason for a lot of people to celebrate, for cold-storage supply chains, the summer brings a whole host of new issues brought on by...
4 Tips to Curb Cargo Theft

4 Tips to Curb Cargo Theft

Cargo security is one of the baseline factors in the successful transport of goods from point A to point B. Ensuring that cargo is sufficiently insured is step one in protecting an organization from possible theft, but proactivity is the key to helping reduce or avoid...
5 Biggest Advantages of Working with a Licensed Customs Broker

5 Biggest Advantages of Working with a Licensed Customs Broker

When it comes to transporting your freight through international waters, you want to know that it is in good hands throughout its entire journey, especially in this unpredictable logistics climate. One of the most vital steps when importing or exporting your freight...