Archive for the ‘LTL (Less-Than-Truckload)’ Category

ELD Mandate in Full Swing on April 1st – Get Ready!

Posted on March 30th, 2018

Wait for it… ELD Mandate in full swing starting on Sunday, April 1st, 2018! Let’s hope this is just a cruel April Fool’s Day joke played on us by our government. If it isn’t… What’s going to happen? Fleets that run without ELDs installed and put into use will be issued […]

Rising Freight Costs to be Passed on to Consumers

Posted on March 22nd, 2018

Have you noticed any changes in the cost of your groceries? If you don’t see it now, you will definitely see it soon. The effects of Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) has been a hot topic in the world of logistics, with warnings time and time again that this will affect all […]

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. […]

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