Air freight is the shipment of goods via an air carrier. It is the ideal solution to move your freight via charter or commercial air carrier quickly.
This month, we saw House transportation leaders pressing for freight rail safety and trends move towards higher transportation rates.
Delivering on time is extremely important to the success of your small business. Learn more ways to ensure on-time deliveries in this blog!
Peak shipping season starts in mid-August and stretches to the end of fall. During these months, there is increased shipping demand across many markets.
Drop trailer programs are a solution for many supply chain issues. They can reduce costs, increase carrier productivity, and improve efficiency.
Multimodal transport combines different types of transport to ship your goods in the most effective way.
Specialized shipping includes any large shipment size, weight, or dimensions and demands special handling services during transit.
Logistics management and supply chain management are two different concepts that must work together to streamline the planning, sourcing, making, delivering, and returning process.
Tired of damaged or lost freight? Read this blog to find out what proper steps to take when the time does come.
Read about what challenges logistics managers are facing in the industry and the best ways to overcome them.
Find the best trailer type for you by reading the pros and cons of the most popular options for your shipments.
Supply chain management is the flow of activities in the production process that moves a good or service from raw materials to finished products for consumers. Learn more about Supply Chain Management.
Cross-docking is a logistics strategy when carriers unload cargo from an incoming container and immediately load it directly to an outbound carrier.
Customer service is significant to building your business. Since they are on the receiving end of your products and get the opportunity to use them, customers always come first. From that experience, customers determine the company’s reputation and how it stands out against the competition.
Proper palletization of your freight shipment can help you prevent costly freight damage and optimize your shipping process. Learn more in this blog!
Supply chains are multifaceted and can be a significant source of competitive advantage. To improve supply chain management efficiency and effectiveness, companies must improve predictability, optimize costs, minimize working capital, mitigate risk, and analyze data.
The pandemic, inflation, surging product demand, and driver shortages have challenged logistics managers to discover innovative solutions. We will outline some common full truckload (FTL) issues and how to avoid them.
International shipping can be complex, but with an experienced logistics partner to assist with planning and execution, you can move products anywhere in the world.
Dry van trailers are the most common for shipping and have many benefits. Read more to see if it’s the right one for you!
Investing in a robust transportation management strategy can significantly improve your overall business by decreasing costs and satisfying customers.
This month, we saw the national diesel average drop 4.2 cents, the House Panel approved the water bill, and truck tonnage levels trend down. In addition, the truck manufacturers group files a lawsuit to seek more time for new CARB regulations and more. Check out April's trending transportation update on the shipping industry if you missed it.
Business owners often overlook the process of moving products from point A to point B. However, inexpensive, and all customers demand timely delivery. If your business is not actively searching for the best transportation methods, you are falling behind the competition - especially competitors who can offer free shipping.
Logistics management involves the control and supervision of moving products and is a key aspect of any business that cannot be overlooked.
The oil and gas supply chain is an irreplaceable part of people’s lives: it warms houses and offices, fuels vehicles, and makes the world go around. Unlike any other industry, oil and gas supply chains are incredibly complex.
Supply chain disruptions have become commonplace in a perfect storm of events. Fewer workers, overwhelmed warehouses, and the pandemic have contributed to the current issues. With over 30 years of experience, PLS Logistics Services has seen it all, and we are here to share what we know to help you navigate supply chain disruptions.
There is a shift in how consumers approach grocery shopping, using more channels. Annual supermarket and grocery store sales in the U.S. are over $765 billion, but there is a new, trendy way to purchase groceries- online.
We saw rejection rates continue their rapid descent in April, pulling rates down with them. In addition, Thermo King rolls out a new trailer refrigeration unit, Transport Topics announces their top 100 brokerage firms and more. Check out March's trending transportation update on the shipping industry if you missed it.