BOA – 10 Years in the Making

Posted on January 25th, 2021

Today, January 25th, 2021 marks a unique milestone in our journey together. 10 years ago, BOA Logistics became an official company registered in California. We still remember the day that we received a small UPS package with a black folio, and a paper certificate with a little seal that said […]

We Support the Future

Posted on June 9th, 2020

In recent weeks, our country has experienced several disturbing events that have shaken our communities to the core.  With the ongoing uncertainty of a global pandemic, the circumstances around the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have throttled us with anger and anxiety demanding change.  At Boa […]

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Finding the Right Team to Help Build Your Business

Posted on May 28th, 2020

At Boa Logistics, we strive to live by our core values. In fact, our first core value focuses on the importance of teamwork; we believe in the mantra, “we and us” over “I and me.” This philosophy applies to how we work with our customers and with each other. It’s […]

Best Practices for Short Hold Warehouse Operations

Posted on March 28th, 2019

With limited space available for “Short Hold” freight, being stored for short periods at a time, it is important to be efficient in utilizing that time and space. Require carrier appointments to minimize surprises and plan the docks accordingly. Re-slot positions as necessary to reduce time spent looking for freight […]

Proper Transport of Fresh Produce: Sanitation

Posted on March 22nd, 2019

Proper transport of fresh produce from farm to market reduces the potential for microbial contamination. Within the transportation chain, it is the responsibility of all parties involved to communicate and maintain the quality and safety of the produce while in transit. Cross-Contamination Every time a product gets moved, there is […]

Short-Term-Hold or Short-Hold Storage

Posted on March 15th, 2019

Cross-docking is the practice of unloading freight and reloading them for transport to the next destination, with little to no storage in between trips. This is typically done to bring in loads from different points of origin to consolidate onto fewer trucks for delivery to a final destination, or to […]

Daylight Savings and Truck Driver Schedules

Posted on March 8th, 2019

Truck drivers need to be aware of how the Daylight Savings Time (DST) affects his or her sleep schedule and driver log times. The regulations state a 14 hour workday, 11 hour driving time and 10 hour off duty / sleeper berth. The time is counted by the number of […]

The Importance of Cross-Docking

Posted on March 1st, 2019

Why Would Anyone Need to Use Cross-Docking? Inventory storage takes up space in warehouses, and costs businesses money to use. Oftentimes, storage is necessary, especially large inventory runs, anticipated demand spikes, timeliness etc. These demands show the importance of cross-docking and the benefits it brings. By having Just in Time […]

Mixing Produce in Reefer LTL: Factors to Consider

Posted on February 21st, 2019

What else needs to be considered in transporting product other than proper temperature management? A major factor to consider is having a truck with a mixed load of produce that affect each others aromas and flavors. The perfect storm is brewing if the carrier is unaware of the nuances of […]

The Transportation of Chocolate

Posted on February 14th, 2019

Happy Valentine’s Day! Last year, we took a look at the supply chain of flowers for Valentine’s Day. Ever wonder how to properly transport all that lovely chocolate you see on the shelves at your local shop? Melting Point The melting point for chocolate is slightly under the human body […]

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