When you get a rate for an LTL shipment, the cost is influenced by so many different factors that it's actually pretty easy to make some simple changes and see your LTL shipping costs go down. While these tips may not be possible for everyone to implement, you'll likely find at least one or two of them are relevant to your situation!
Did you know that last week, September 14-20, was Truck Driver Appreciation Week? If you don't follow us on social media, you may have missed the videos we shared to thank some of our very favorite truck drivers! We're sharing them here, too, in case you missed them the first time around. Here's some of our Delaware operations team showing their gratitude.
When you work in shipping and transportation, few things are more stressful than dealing with delays and back-ups at your company docks. Whether you’re shipping or receiving freight, getting behind schedule can throw off the entire day. Sometimes, yes, delays are unavoidable – but you might be surprised to learn that your own company procedures could be making you more vulnerable to back-ups. Are you guilty of these top 5 “dock jammers”?
Trinity Logistics, a 3PL (third party logistics) provider headquartered in Seaford, DE, was named to two important lists last week: the 2014 Top 3PL and Cold Storage Provider list, published by Food Logistics magazine, and the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing privately-owned businesses in America.
A transportation management system (TMS) is a software program that allows companies to manage their supply chain (including their internal logistics department, suppliers, carriers, and vendors). Although transportation management software was very expensive when it first became popular, the new options available for on-demand, scalable TMS software mean that even smaller companies can now take advantage of the benefits of implementation. These benefits include automation, optimization, visibility, and reporting that lead to developing more efficient logistics processes, and ultimately, time and money saved.