The capacity crunch has been in effect for quite some time, but never have we seen it this tight. Trucking executives say they are rejecting record-breaking amounts of freight in what is being described as a “booming peak freight season,” Logistics Management recently reported. What many see as issues with skyrocketing rates are actually issues with capacity. The decrease in […]
In a time when shippers are sandwiched between rising freight rates and consumer demands for more affordable shipping, rising costs are at the top of every supply chain manager’s mind. Rising carrier rates are rampant across the country, and although shipments are down – the Cass Freight Index in Q3 showed them decreasing from a […]
Have you heard the news? King Solutions has opened a new facility in Chicago! To celebrate our company linking these two great cities, we are diving into a bit of the history, founding, and logistics facts about Minneapolis and Chicago. Minneapolis: the literally-named city What’s in a name? For Minneapolis, it’s quite literal. The name, […]
The logistics industry is filled with problem solvers. From LTL freight consolidation to route planning and other fulfillment solutions, everything supply chain leaders do revolves around solving the multifaceted problems shippers face. Using new technology and a variety of strategies, the logistics industry is capable of adapting to almost any challenge it comes across, and […]
Backed by 60 years of experience, our client manufactures specialty commercial building products for building owners, contractors and subcontractors. By delivering ten extensive product lines directly to construction sites worldwide, this major industry player makes things a whole lot easier for architects and other building professionals. What they needed was a partner to help make things easier for them, too.
Many businesses breathe a sigh of relief after the rush of the holiday season. Supply chain companies and logistics professionals are not among them. The logistics industry never stops moving, and while the new year brings an end to the increases in retail and e-commerce shopping, January introduces a new challenge to shippers: returns and […]