Industry insight

Summer is sweet with King’s Q2 Report

The summer season brings with it BBQs, bright sunshine and booming markets. Summer is the second highest consumer spending season (behind winter, which brings with it the holiday season). As a result, the economy and the shipping industry should keep pace with the growth and excellent numbers they have seen all year.  But we’re getting ahead of ourselves! Before we […]

Celebrate National Safety Month with improved road and warehouse safety

By Peter Tulisaari, Director of Business Development at King Solutions

King Solutions is committed to promoting and increasing safety in the warehouse, on the road and in offices everywhere. That’s why National Safety Month is so important to us. It shines a light on the hazards faced by the nation’s carriers, warehouse workers and all other employees in every industry. Observed annually in June, #NationalSafetyMonth […]

Warm up for the year with King’s Q1 industry report

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%. […]

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 […]