Industry insight

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 […]

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 […]