Industry insight

Before the Super Bowl, there’s the Shipper Bowl

Like football, logistics is a highly strategical game. To come out on top, you need a great game plan. Last year, the Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) and American Trucking Associations (ATA) reminded everyone of just how many goods are moved in preparation for the Super Bowl.

Tracking down the difference an ELD makes

After just one full year of activity, the ELD mandate has definitely made an impact on the shipping industry. But due to the mandate’s fledgling status, whether it’s had the intended positive impact remains to be seen.

Ring in the New Year with King’s Q4 industry report

We are well into the holiday season, Christmas and New Years are right around the corner and the logistics industry is booming. Trucking industry volumes are expected to grow 4.2% for 2018, and the economy is showing very strong signs of continued expansion. While GDP growth is expected to slow down from the +4% growth […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trying to navigate the capacity crunch? Let King’s creativity be your compass

By Alex Robertson, Business Development at King Solutions

The capacity crunch has been in effect for quite some time, but never have we seen it this tight. Trucking executives say they are rejecting record-breaking amounts of freight in what is being described as a “booming peak freight season,” Logistics Management recently reported.    What many see as issues with skyrocketing rates are actually issues with capacity. The decrease in […]