Industry insight

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 […]

Takeaways from the energy panel discussion with the MSPBJ

By Jim Berge, Business Development at King Solutions

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 uses efficiency to […]

Insights from the 2017 USPS National Postal Forum

The 2017 NPF was held at the Baltimore Convention Center in May. The King Solutions NPF team included Ben Waltman, Chris Lund, Jesse Kennedy, David Renodin and myself. We joined 30 attendees from our customers, and 3,500 others from the industry to engage in a well-orchestrated and valuable information exchange and educational opportunity. We spent some […]

Are carriers liable for your freight damages?

By Jim Berge, Business Development at King Solutions

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 […]

Consumers want faster shipping. Can shippers keep up?

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

A great balance was shifted in 2016: for the first time ever, studies began to show that consumers are doing more of their shopping online than in brick-and-mortar stores. A five-year-old study by from comScore and UPS confirms that shoppers now make 51% of their purchases online. Online shopping is increasing at a rapid pace as […]