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 »
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… Read More »
Online shopping is increasing at a rapid pace and with every passing year, retailers try harder to woo the increasing numbers of online shoppers into buying from their websites. This has created stiff competition amongst shippers, who are constantly trying to outdo one another with faster shipping, lower rates and better customer service.
2016 was also a great year for the logistics industry, and we are eagerly anticipating what 2017 will bring to the table. Here are a few trends and technologies that shippers can look forward to this year.
About a month ago, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. agreed to a monster deal with Jet.com, agreeing to purchase the online retailer for $3 billion in cash and $300 million in Wal-Mart shares.
Trucking regulations are continuously updated and changed in order to make the industry safer and more environmentally friendly. While these trucking regulations may be necessary for safety, they can impact shipping schedules and best practices.