Archive for the ‘FTL (Full Truckload)’ Category

Due Diligence for 3PLs in Choosing a Qualified Carrier

Posted on March 16th, 2018

Looking back to a Blog post we shared back in 2012, we have an update on how choosing an unqualified carrier could leave a 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) company responsible for carrier actions. That case had to do with double brokering, but this case had to do directly with the 3PL that […]

Building Relationships with Warehouses

Posted on March 2nd, 2018

 We have choices every day on how we interact with others, and some occupations have more opportunities than others. Industry insiders know that having a good relationship with your drivers and warehouse personnel makes a big difference in how your freight is handled and how soon it can get loaded.   […]

Temperature Controlled Freight – Reefer Settings

Posted on February 23rd, 2018

How complicated can it be? Isn’t it just a trailer that runs like a refrigerator? Image: Utility 3000R with Thermo King S-600 Reefer Unit True, to a certain degree. There are a lot of variables when it comes to a refrigerator that moves through different weather, varying temperatures from day and […]

Chinese New Year and How it Affects your Logistics

Posted on February 15th, 2018

Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year, creates a period of about 10 days of complete silence from an entire country when it comes to your suppliers, agents and partners. Chinese New Year falls on February 16, 2018. Most of the factory workers in China come from faraway […]

How the ELD Mandate Affects Your Driver

Posted on January 12th, 2018

Most of us working in an industry where physical products and materials are moved know that the Electronic Log Device Mandate is affecting fleets across the nation in some way, but aren’t quite sure exactly how. The general feeling is that drivers should not drive past their limits, and we are […]

SEMI | TESLA

Posted on November 22nd, 2017

What’s the big deal? An all electric semi truck? It’s a big deal. On November 16, 2017, Tesla officially announced that they have developed a production, all electric tractor trailer. Ignore the noise about how only mostly non-truckers are impressed, and that the 500 mile range is impractical for long-haul […]

E.L.D.

Posted on November 20th, 2017

 What are ELD’s? from Boa Logistics on Vimeo. E. L. D. Who knew that these 3 letters would have the power to turn the American trucking industry upside down and would also have the power to take away jobs, sell trucks, and create a diaspora of trucking drivers nationwide. […]

#thoughts&prayers4lasvegas

Posted on October 7th, 2017

  On the night of October 1’st , 2017, 58 people were shot and killed and another estimated 500 were injured when a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. The shooter was identified as Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada. […]

Boa makes 2017 INC5000 List Fastest Growing Companies in America 3 years in a row!

Posted on September 12th, 2017

    ” “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” Marcus Aurelius On August 8th of 2017, Boa Logistics was honored for the third time in the prestigious INC5000 as one of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private companies in America by Inc. Magazine. We […]

Stop Chasing Giants. Start Helping Farmers! : A 7 tenet approach to growing revenues

Posted on February 24th, 2017

It’s simple, if you want your business to grow you must have a strong sales platform. “Oh, but I am not good with Sales, I let my product speak for itself”… “That’s why I hired Johnny, he’s the most social and out-going friend I have”… “I get uncomfortable talking in […]

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