Peter Tulisaari

Carriers are hitting the brakes on the capacity crunch

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

One of the most incredible things about the logistics industry is the interconnectedness of all its moving parts. It’s called the supply chain for that very reason. Every link in the chain, from carriers to shippers, warehouses, manufacturers and even the third party logistics providers (3PLs), is reliant upon the others to keep products moving. When […]

The 3-phase white glove solution that resulted in zero damage claims for this electronics retailer

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

White glove delivery is the epitome of high-end, soup to nuts service in the logistics industry. It requires precision, timing and a mastery of virtually every component of the supply chain. There are no plug and play solutions for these types of deliveries. Everything must be carefully customized based on what is being sent, where it is going, and when it needs to be there.   In this case, our client trusted us […]

Don’t let rising diesel prices fuel your freight woes

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

Diesel fuel is the lifeblood of the logistics industry, and the volatility of rate changes is something that causes issue among many shippers. Because of this, we watch diesel fuel prices closer than brokers watch tickers on the floor of the NY Stock Exchange. There’s a method to the madness Diesel fuel rates are tracked […]

ATRI, FMCSA, ELD. Spelling out the CSA issues of the shipping industry

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

Businesses in every industry have their own unique mountains to climb, but two of the key issues that transcend industry lines are compliance and safety. Small businesses will spend more than $83,000 in their first year to maintain compliance, and larger companies can spend in excess of $5 million a year to keep up with […]

Why warehouse optimization is more important than ever

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

Speed and efficiency in the warehouse have always been important in logistics management, but the recent capacity crunch has given warehouses a new sense of urgency when loading and unloading trailers. The capacity crunch is playing a role There are fewer carriers on the road, yet more freight is being shipped nationwide. This has caused […]

How cyber shopping will affect seasonal logistics this year

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

Over the years we have seen significant shifts in the way consumers shop. We have watched closely as the the increases in ecommerce shoppers has changed supply chains and the ways in which goods are moved throughout the country. The holidays in 2017 appears to be no different, as online sales are predicted to rise […]