Alex Robertson

Lead by reducing manufacturing and shipping lead times

By Alex Robertson, Business Development at King Solutions

Lead times. They’re one of the most important supply chain metrics. Why? Because customers set their own deadlines to meet. Whether your shipment is simply trying to make it to a customer or catch a connection for a new route (domestic or international), timing is everything. From the moment an order gets placed, the clock […]

Trying to navigate the capacity crunch? Let King’s creativity be your compass

By Alex Robertson, Business Development at King Solutions

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 […]

Are rate issues actually capacity issues?

By Alex Robertson, Business Development at King Solutions

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 […]

King chooses “Minneapolis and Chicago history” for $1000, Alex

By Alex Robertson, Business Development at King Solutions

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, […]

Delivering solutions for shipping industry challenges

By Alex Robertson, Business Development at King Solutions

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 […]