The King's Scroll

Ring in the New Year with King’s Q4 industry report

We are well into the holiday season, Christmas and New Years are right around the corner and the logistics industry is booming. Trucking industry volumes are expected to grow 4.2% for 2018, and the economy is showing very strong signs of continued expansion. While GDP growth is expected to slow down from the +4% growth […]

Carriers are hitting the brakes on the capacity crunch

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

One of the most incredible things about the logistics industry is the interconnectedness of all its moving parts. It’s called the supply chain for that very reason. Every link in the chain, from carriers to shippers, warehouses, manufacturers and even the third party logistics providers (3PLs), is reliant upon the others to keep products moving. When […]

Six best practices to help you become an expedited shipping expert

By Chad Erchul, Business Development at King Solutions

Businesses offering expedited shipping options know the importance of establishing efficient, reliable resources within their supply chain. In an evolving logistics environment, where ecommerce is booming, shoppers don’t want to wait around for products. They want fast and affordable shipping options, so expedited shipping is becoming a “must-have” for online businesses.    Whether you’re shipping to another […]

Looking forward to what’s in store for the logistics industry in 2019

By David Weakly, Business Development at King Solutions

As we prepare to close the book on 2018, King is already looking ahead to next year. So far in 2018, we’ve seen booming economic growth, rising diesel prices, new mandates and regulations take effect, and capacity tighten. Though it’s been an eventful year for the industry, it’s time to look ahead to 2019. So […]

Picks, pallets and teddy bears: highlights from our first 100 days in Chicago

On July 14th, 2018, we officially announced the addition of a new warehousing and fulfillment operation in Chicago. Our new facility features 143,000 sq. ft. of warehousing space and is staffed by 22 employees who execute a range of logistics services that include:   Fulfillment   USPS destination entry services Warehousing   Cross docking   De-vanning   LTL/TL and partial-load shipping   The opening of this […]

King expands its warehouse footprint (and capabilities) in 2018

By Cassie Stang, Business Development at King Solutions

Back in July, we officially opened a new warehousing and fulfillment facility in Chicago, Illinois, and fulfillment services are up and running at this facility (we will be sharing more updates and numbers soon). But that’s not all! This past summer, we broke ground on a major expansion at our Minneapolis warehouse, adding 101,000 square […]