David Weakly

Feb 28, 2022

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...
Jun 24, 2021

The key to sourcing carriers during freight embargoes

Freight embargoes are not a new phenomenon in the U.S. logistics industry, but they have become more prominent in recent months, even as we make our way out of the closures and delays caused by the global impacts of COVID-19. Working through a freight embargo is...
Mar 4, 2021

The challenges and benefits of outsourcing your supply chain

Are you thinking about outsourcing a part of or all of your supply chain? There are many reasons why a company may wish to partner with a third-party logistics provider (3PL). Some are struggling to find and maintain warehousing space. Others find it too challenging...
May 12, 2020

The “cold standard” for storing temperature-controlled storage

Controlled room temperature (CRT) storage is at the core of perishable supply chains. The ability to store goods in temperature-controlled environments enables businesses to better manage their supply chains, increase the shelf life of products and keep and maintain...
Jan 23, 2020

Unpacking the top issues affecting carriers this year

Carriers and shippers have a clear symbiotic relationship; what happens to one can have a large impact on the other. That’s why it’s important for shippers to keep a close eye on the current issues that affect truckers the most. As a third-party logistics provider, we...