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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 […]

Star Tribune names King Solutions a 2019 Top Workplace

King Solutions been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2019 and will also be published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 16.

King Solutions earns Governor’s Safety Award for occupational safety

King Solutions will be recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health at the Governor’s Safety Awards ceremony on May 8th. The event will take place at the 85th annual Minnesota Safety & Health Conference held at Mystic Lake Center. The company is one of 294 employers to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.

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%. […]

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 […]

Picks, pallets and teddy bears: highlights from our first 100 days in Chicago

On July 14th, 2018, we officially announced the addition of a new warehousing and fulfillment operation in Chicago. Our new facility features 143,000 sq. ft. of warehousing space and is staffed by 22 employees who execute a range of logistics services that include:   Fulfillment   USPS destination entry services Warehousing   Cross docking   De-vanning   LTL/TL and partial-load shipping   The opening of this […]