David Weakly

Looking forward to what’s in store for the logistics industry in 2019

By David Weakly, Business Development at King Solutions

As we prepare to close the book on 2018, King is already looking ahead to next year. So far in 2018, we’ve seen booming economic growth, rising diesel prices, new mandates and regulations take effect, and capacity tighten. Though it’s been an eventful year for the industry, it’s time to look ahead to 2019. So […]

FTL, PTL, LTL, parcel: how to choose the right shipping option

By David Weakly, Business Development at King Solutions

There is no shortage of shipping options when it comes to moving your freight, and choosing the right service provider is a challenge for every business. While the available shipping options have stayed consistent over the years — shippers have traditionally had the choice of parcel, FTL, PTL, and LTL shipping — the ever-evolving logistics […]

How King fulfilled 200 back-ordered shipments in just eight days

By David Weakly, Business Development at King Solutions

Our client, a company that specializes in providing drum and brush sanders for the woodworking and metalworking industries, had been working with our team in many capacities for more than two years. The company was growing, making sale after sale to numerous customers, but they hit a roadblock that called for some quick thinking and […]

Shipping is the key to great customer service

By David Weakly, Business Development at King Solutions

When it comes to online retailers and manufacturers, what’s the most important aspect of customer service? Is it communication? Friendly customer service representatives? A stable process for addressing customer issues and complaints? While all of these things are important, there is one aspect that is ultimately more important for customer service: shipping. Good shipping is […]

Meet the team: David Weakly

By David Weakly, Business Development at King Solutions

David Weakly has been a part of the King Solutions family for nearly a decade. A Bloomington, MN native, David is a major player on our business development team. Here’s what David has to say about his role with King and his life outside of the company. 1. Introduce yourself to our readers. Hello my […]

How to measure and ensure carrier performance

By David Weakly, Business Development at King Solutions

Carrier performance is an integral part of the supply chain. It is also the only portion where products are completely out of the hands of the companies that sell and ship them. Because of this, shippers need to make sure that their carriers are performing up to their expectations. Does your carrier track its performance? […]