Chad Erchul

Is your logistics program ready for the holidays?

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

October is an interesting (and by interesting, we mean busy) month for supply chain professionals. It’s the (sort of) calm before the holiday storm, and it’s the perfect time to get your retail logistics program in gear before kicking it into overdrive in November, which is way easier said than done. This is because the retail industry, […]

Twinkies, Bill Murray, and snow. See what Minneapolis and Chicago have in common!

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

Approximately 400 miles of road separate Minneapolis and Chicago, which is about a six-hour drive for truckers hauling loads between the two cities. Why is this fact relevant to us? Because we just expanded our operations to the Chicago area! We will now be providing warehousing, USPS destination entry service, and fulfillment solutions to customers […]

Infrastructure issues are more than bumps in the road

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

The trucking industry hauls about 71 percent of U.S. freight by weight, which adds up to about 80 percent of the nation’s freight bills each year ($738.9 billion in gross freight revenues in 2016). The nation’s trucks hit the roads hard every day of the year. In 2015 alone, more than 33.8 million trucks that […]

5 shipping questions that analytics can help answer

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

Analytics are not meant to be used reactively. They are a tool that shippers can use to proactively plan their logistics strategy in order to save money, increase efficiency and better serve their customers. The supply chain is comprised of many moving parts (literally), and in order to better coordinate your strategy and utilize your […]

Logistics strategy for the holiday season

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

Tis the season to be shipping! With the holidays on the way, shippers will be preparing for their busiest time of the year. We hope that by now your preparations are already underway, and may already be feeling an increase in online shopping. According to studies, 25% of shoppers say that they do some holiday […]

Meet the team: Chad Erchul

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

Chad has been with King Solutions for over 19 years as a Business Development Specialist. Here’s what he had to say about his life with and outside of the King Solutions team. 1. Introduce yourself to our readers. Hello, I am Chad Erchul and I am passionate about my family, friends, customers and the outdoors. […]