Industry insight

Oct 19, 2021 Sep 20, 2021

Transportation forecast: what can we expect for the end of the year

As we head into Q4 of 2021, rounding out the second year impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, shippers are still pressed with many issues that are disrupting supply chains, raising freight costs, and impacting the service they provide to their customers.  Logistics is...
Jul 26, 2021

King’s Q2 Industry Report: the summer capacity crunch is here

Summer is here, which tends to bring increases in shipments, diesel fuel prices, and other challenges for the logistics industry. This is the first summer season since the global COVID-19 pandemic, so logistics experts are eager to see how the numbers pan out in...
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...
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...