Chris Lund

Dec 15, 2021

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...
May 24, 2021

With labor shortages and tightening capacity, what can shippers do?

With COVID-19 infection and death rates dropping, it seems we are on our way out of a pandemic that has rattled nearly every industry (especially the logistics industry). While the impact of the pandemic is lessening, several key issues still remain for shippers and...
Dec 18, 2017

Choosing between parcel and LTL shipping methods

There’s no shortage of shipping services, each with their own freight criteria, regulations and other factors. They also each come with their own pros and cons, and when shippers have freight that can be sent using two or more methods, the question becomes which...
Apr 21, 2017

How to establish a drop shipping program

Drop shipping is growing in the US, and many supply chain entities have taken notice. In order to compete with one another, manufacturers and wholesalers have made it a major goal to establish drop shipping programs of their own, enticing retailers at every turn to...
Feb 3, 2017

How shippers can mitigate supply chain costs and risks

The supply chain, from manufacturing to warehousing and distribution, is one of the most multifaceted processes in the modern world. Through the multiple steps in the process, each involving their own industry players, a lot can go wrong while moving through the...