Archive for 2012

Bill Gates 11 Truths post Highschool in Reality

Posted on December 28th, 2012

Bill Gates recently gave a Commencement speech at a High School about 11 things they did not and will not learn in school. He talks about how feel-good, politically correct teachings created a generation of kids with no concept of reality and how this concept set them up for failure […]

An interesting look into one of Amazon’s fulfillment warehouses (taken from

Posted on December 11th, 2012

Though corporate warehouses aren’t the usual fodder for a blog like ours we just had to stop for a second and take in what we are seeing here. The insides of the belly of the world’s most popular commerce site. It is like something you aren’t supposed to see but […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on November 21st, 2012

happy-thanksgiving   From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank each and everyone of you. For my old clients, thank you for giving me the chance to work with you and develop our relationships. Thank you for staying with me during the good times. Thank you even more […]

“Pardon my French…But that’s Bull*Manure!”

Posted on November 16th, 2012

There have been stories circulating around the internet for the past years on the historical reference of the expletive “shit”. If you haven’t heard the urban legend of the word and its origins, below is that has been around for years. I can’t verify the facts on this story but […]

Greener Fleet and Higher Delivery Rates by Bo Seriki

Posted on November 8th, 2012

Greener Fleet and higher delivery rates? I sure think so. When I began my career in this industry I wore many hats. I would tamper with sales and whatever would be associated with operations. Things such as quoting,dispatching and quality assurance. As I continued to grow in this world of […]

4 Senses of BOA

Posted on October 29th, 2012

When I was out of town I was thinking of what makes us different from other companies in this industry. The truth is we offer the same options as the other competitors but separate ourselves based on our emerging company culture and the service we provide to our clients. I […]

Trickle down effect of rising fuel and effects in our economy

Posted on October 8th, 2012

“How Rising Fuel Prices Impact Everything” Koploy, Michael.”How Rising Fuel Prices Impact Everything”.  08 June 2011. The Utopianis. Many consumers feel the pain at the pump. What many don’t realize is the effect escalating gas prices have on every other aspect of our lives, from transportation to raw material costs. […]

Value and Liability by Pazong Yang

Posted on August 14th, 2012

I was asked by multiple clients in the past month ,” Why do you always ask for the value of my shipment? Is it really that important.” The answer is an astounding YES this is extremely important. Asking for the value of a shipment should be as natural as asking […]

Exercising & keeping a healthy Work Routine

Posted on July 16th, 2012

By Walter Lopes, Exercising & keeping a healthy Work Routine We all know how much concentration and hard work our jobs require from us nowadays. At BOA we always reference our days as the “Stock Market of Freight”, plenty of adrenaline. Therefore it’s crucial that we take care of our […]

This is what happens when Freight Brokers choose an unqualified carrier

Posted on March 26th, 2012

This is an unfortunate story where a broker hires a carrier, who then brokered it to another driver who was unqualified. This particular load resulted in a death of another driver. The settlement went AGAINST the broker for negligently hiring a carrier who was not qualified to move freight. This is […]

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