Industry insight

Fun, and sometimes unexpected, facts you never knew about the USPS

By Cassie Stang, Business Development at King Solutions

The 2018 USPS National Postal Forum is currently underway in San Antonio, TX  from May 6th–9th. As a 3PL company who has had a decades-long partnership with the USPS, King Solutions is always honored to attend the National Postal Forum. Each year, we meet with industry influencers to discuss new strategies for USPS Destination Entry […]

Looking ahead in 2018: the state of the logistics industry

As the first quarter of 2018 wraps up, our shipping experts are bringing you the latest logistics numbers and industry trends. 2018 has been off to a strong start for the economy. These booming numbers, when combined with the ever-present capacity crunch, continues to limit carrier availability and increase rates. Here’s a look at the […]

The benefits of using GPS tracking at the pallet level

By Cassie Stang, Business Development at King Solutions

Pallets leave the warehouse. They arrive at their destination. This much is always known by shippers. But what happens to them while en route? How can you tell where they are and when? How can you react to a situation if you don’t know where your shipments are at all times? GPS tracking at the […]

What you need to know about the new ELD mandate requirements

By Jim Berge, Business Development at King Solutions

On December 18th, 2017 the The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) began enforcing the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate requirements. These requirements were drafted and put into effect by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) and should be read and understood by all those in charge of carriers or logistics management operations. What to […]

How cyber shopping will affect seasonal logistics this year

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

Over the years we have seen significant shifts in the way consumers shop. We have watched closely as the the increases in ecommerce shoppers has changed supply chains and the ways in which goods are moved throughout the country. The holidays in 2017 appears to be no different, as online sales are predicted to rise […]

Carriers introduce updated overlength fees

The LTL world is always evolving, and its pricing along with it. As we enter the busiest season of the year for supply chain professionals, carriers are finding themselves pushed to the limit due to increased freight volumes and tight capacity. Because of this capacity crunch, carriers have implemented updated fees on LTL shipments with […]