Now that we’re well into 2019, it’s time to see what’s happening in the logistics industry. Q1 is always important because it sets the pace for the entire year. So far, economic growth has eased after strong growth in 2018. Average GDP growth for 2018 was 3% and experts are predicting that 2019 growth will average about 2.5%. […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]