I had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on the topic of energy. It was hosted by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal (MSPBJ) and included individuals from various areas of the energy sector. The topics ranged from green energy sources to energy usage and conservation. I enjoyed my time sharing how King Solutions… Read More »
Freight claims, whether they are due to damage, theft or any other incident, are an issue that all shippers have to confront. While cargo loss or damage eventually happens, that doesn’t mean shippers have to absorb the full cost of the incident. If the damage or loss happens while cargo is in transit with a… Read More »
Third party logistics providers (3PLs) engage themselves in various aspects of your shipping and distribution needs. They manage the day-to-day aspects of your logistics so that you can focus on growing your business and acquiring new customers.
As we celebrated the recent honor of being awarded a 2016 Minnesota Business Ethics Award, it got us thinking about the practice of ethics in business and what it truly means for companies within the logistics industry to implement ethics within their own businesses.
If there is one thing that is keeping shippers up at night, it would probably be the thought of a transportation capacity crunch. As this would likely cause shipping rates to increase, but also the possibility of a shortage of carriers unlike we’ve ever seen in the country.
Not all shippers know what constitutes high value freight. Because of this, many items are shipped that do not carry the necessary insurance, tracking and handling that they deserve. So, how can shippers determine if the items they are shipping are of extraordinary value?