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Q2 2022 Logistics Industry Report: weathering the storm

Q2 2022 Logistics Industry Report: weathering the storm

2022 has been a tumultuous year for the logistics industry, presenting significant challenges for all facets of the supply chain. Closures in Chinese manufacturing plants, persistently high diesel fuel prices, and a lackluster economy are just some of the issues...

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King’s Q1 Industry Report: changing lanes to 2022

King’s Q1 Industry Report: changing lanes to 2022

The logistics industry has seen its share of challenges in 2022. Rampant inflation, war, disrupted supply chains, increasing oil prices, and the lingering effects of COVID-19 have all been “the talk of the town” across the nation.  Thankfully, the numbers tell a...

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A brief (but overly helpful) guide to freight classes

A brief (but overly helpful) guide to freight classes

How do you know you’re getting a good rate on the LTL freight you ship? It all comes down to the freight class of what you are shipping. What is freight class? How is it measured? Why is it important in the shipping industry? It seems like a complicated issue, but...

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King’s Q4 Industry Report: rolling into 2022

King’s Q4 Industry Report: rolling into 2022

2022 is here, and so are the latest numbers from throughout the logistics industry. 2021 was expected to be a year or rebound and growth. While we experienced both throughout the year, the unexpected persistence of COVID-19 and its variants, along with labor...

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Mitigating shipping costs as the price of diesel fuel increases

Mitigating shipping costs as the price of diesel fuel increases

In October 2020, the price of diesel fuel was $2.39 a gallon. Fast forward to November 2021, that price has risen to over $3.72. In just a year’s time, the price of diesel fuel has increased by more than 55%, far more than products in many other markets. The sudden...

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