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Think King when ThinKING Green

By Jim Berge, Business Development at King Solutions

As one of the largest industries in the U.S., the logistics industry has an obligation to minimize its environmental impact. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the transportation sector is the fastest-growing contributor of emissions and is responsible for: Over 50% of NOx total emissions inventory in the U.S. Over 30% of VOCs emissions […]

Making the Roads Safer During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By Tom Sellin, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and we here at King Solutions are joining other  3PL companies and our supply chain partners to focus on making our roads safer for freight carriers and everyday drivers. The dangers of distracted driving There were an estimated 40,100 motor vehicle deaths in 2017, according to the National Safety […]

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 […]

King Solutions earns Governor’s Safety Award

King Solutions, Inc. will be recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health at the Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon on May 10 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The King Solutions is one of 279 employers to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.

Why warehouse optimization is more important than ever

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

Speed and efficiency in the warehouse have always been important in logistics management, but the recent capacity crunch has given warehouses a new sense of urgency when loading and unloading trailers. The capacity crunch is playing a role There are fewer carriers on the road, yet more freight is being shipped nationwide. This has caused […]

Case study: minimizing costs and decreasing dock congestion

King’s client is a manufacturer of specialty commercial building products used by building owners, contractors and subcontractors. This 60-year-old major industry player delivers ten extensive lines of architectural building products directly to construction sites around the world, helping construction professionals and architects simplify the building process. The challenge The specialized products manufactured by this company […]