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7 Tips for Safe Truck Driving

Post-pandemic supply chain issues and the increasing reliance on 2-day or same-day delivery have put a measurable...

July 11, 2023
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Transportation, Parcels, and Service, Oh My! How Continuous Improvement Can Keep Costs Low

Itching to lower transportation and parcel costs? Or improve delivery service?

As it turns out, these common goals...

January 25, 2023
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​5 Signs You Should Optimize Your Supply Chain Network

Supply chain network design is a crucial part of any supplier's business strategy. The distribution centers,...

October 26, 2022
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Dedicated Capacity Programs: How a 3PL Can Be An Ambassador of Your Brand

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October 11, 2022
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Transportation, Parcels, and Service, Oh My! How Continuous Improvement Can Keep Costs Low

Itching to lower transportation and parcel costs? Or improve delivery service?

As it turns out, these common...

September 01, 2022
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Mastering Transportation Management with the Right Tech and Trusted Partners

Between inflation, high fuel costs, and widespread driver shortages, the biggest challenge in the transportation...

August 18, 2022
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The Booming Freight Brokerage Landscape: Opportunities for Shippers and Brokers

The past few years have been disruptive for the freight brokerage industry. In 2019, we witnessed a freight...

June 30, 2022
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4 Non-Negotiables to Look for in a Freight Broker

Transportation costs are soaring, and many shippers are leveraging brokerage services as one strategy to help keep...

June 09, 2022
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H2 2021 Transportation Outlook: Where We Are and Where We’re Going

Scarce capacity, rising rate volatility, changing customer requirements, and the need for increased visibility due...

June 04, 2021
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Introducing Kenco TMS LITE: A Guiding Lite for Optimized Transportation Management

Achieving an optimized transportation network amidst today’s mounting supply-chain challenges requires deep...

April 08, 2021
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3 Benefits of Working with a Freight Broker

Ask yourself: should I use a new technology provided for digital freight matching, or should I develop a...

December 10, 2020
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Transportation’s Perfect Storm

While every logistics industry sector has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic's shutdowns and economic...

November 19, 2020
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Think you are not large enough to leverage a 3PL partnership? Think again!

Across the United States, there are more than 30 million small businesses. Each enterprise is unique in terms of...

October 29, 2020
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Healthcare Supply Chains: 3 Lessons Learned During COVID-19 | Kenco

While it’s no secret that the logistics industry has been uniquely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare...

October 01, 2020
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Professional Drivers Deliver Much More Than Products

Brand ambassadors. Customer service representatives. Installation experts. These are just some of the roles that...

September 10, 2020
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Top 3 Benefits from Partnering with a Professional 3PL for Dedicated Capacity

A flexible and reliable capacity strategy is essential to compete in today’s dynamic supply chain environment....
July 27, 2020
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3 Ways to Cut Transportation Costs for Supply Chains | Kenco

Transportation is a cornerstone of the supply chain. It is an integral link, connecting inventory with...

June 17, 2020
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Transportation Technology: A Source of Clarity for Supply Chains in Need

Transportation has always been the cornerstone of the supply chain and arguably its most targeted area when...

April 16, 2020
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Tips for Supply Chains in Crisis

While there have been past events – natural disasters, diseases, economic recessions – that have impacted the...

April 02, 2020
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Thank You, Kenco Associates, for Keeping The Supply Chain Moving

During these uncertain times, Kenco would like to recognize the skill and dedication of our many employees who...

March 26, 2020
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3 Reasons You Need Predictive Analytics in Transportation Management

In the transportation industry, there are numerous technologies designed to help supply chain professionals...

March 02, 2020
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Transportation 2020: Top 4 Ways for Shippers to Navigate the Road Ahead

For shippers, the past two years have been a roller coaster ride. As quickly as capacity became limited and...

January 16, 2020
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Top 3 Factors to Consider in Your 2020 Transportation Plan

With the new year quickly approaching, all organizations are in planning mode to ensure success. In the supply...

November 21, 2019
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White Glove Delivery Meeting the Rising Demands of E-Commerce Customers

As e-commerce continues to boom in the digital age, the products being purchased on-line are expanding. One...

November 14, 2019
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The Freight Recession: Three Ways a Logistics Partner Can Help You Succeed in an Uncertain Market

In 2018, new truck orders broke records as carriers looked to increase capacity in response to the best bull...

October 24, 2019
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3 Ways to Improve Your Reverse Logistics Strategy

Reverse logistics can be a daunting task for many organizations. After all, many supply chains are built to send...

October 03, 2019
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How to Recruit and Retain Drivers During a National Shortage

More than 70 percent of all goods consumed in the U.S. move by trucks at some point in the supply chain, requiring...

September 26, 2019
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3 Ways to Improve Your Last-Mile Delivery Strategy

Companies are under constant pressure to meet the expectations of a “need-it-now” society. This urgency, along...

September 10, 2019
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3 Ways to Attract the Right Freight Broker Talent | Kenco

With the freight industry booming, brokerage firms are jumping from company to company rapidly, leading to high...

April 23, 2019
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Increased Capacity Hits Fleets: What Does This Mean for You?

For the majority of 2018, the load-to-truck ratio, which measures how many loads are available per truck, was...

April 23, 2019
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Survey Says 71 Percent of Drivers Frustrated With Compensation

Kenco, in partnership with CarrierLists, surveyed drivers to reveal the state of the profession in 2018. Results...

December 11, 2018
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How the Pilot Shortage Will Affect Your Supply Chain | Kenco

As the infamous truck driver shortage continues like an endless long haul, companies with products to move are...

September 13, 2018
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Labor Shortage in Logistics—Not Just a Driver Shortage

The driver shortage has earned its share of headlines recently, but it might be something of an afterthought if...

July 19, 2018
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Is Your TMS Optimized for Your Company’s Needs? | Kenco

At the heart of your logistics operations, your transportation management system (TMS) is essential to efficiency...

June 07, 2018
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Podcast: The Transportation Spot Market Inversion | Talking Logistics

Adrian Gonzalez from Talking Logistics and Andrew Lockwood from Kenco Transportation take an opportunity to...

April 06, 2018
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Your Guide to Becoming a Preferred Shipper

A large portion of modern logistics practices are based on concrete numbers—metrics, forecasts, and history....

March 29, 2018
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8 Free Mapping & Visualization Tools You Should Use | Kenco

I love a well put together map that tells a story - an artful visual that seems to convey information in a way...

March 28, 2018
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The Great Transportation Spot Market Inversion of 2018 - Why it matters

This past month was new territory for many in the transportation industry, with spot rates ticking above contract...

February 20, 2018
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8 Tips to Lowering Freight Shipping Costs for Your Business

Running a business can be a costly expenditure. You have employee wages, taxes, electricity, water, and other...

February 08, 2018
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Hyperloop: Is it Tech Hype or a Transportation Reality?

All the way back in 2012, Elon Musk sat down with PandoMonthly and had a “Fireside Chat” (43:20) to discuss his...

February 01, 2018
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7 Green Technologies and Trends Taking over the Shipping Industry

The shipping industry has been around for centuries and has revolutionized the way we live by connecting countries...

January 16, 2018
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What Kenco Has Done to Prepare for the ELD Mandate (And What It Means for Our Customers)

With all the recent press given to the upcoming ELD mandate, it's easy to let the fear of change disrupt your...

December 21, 2017
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Benefits of Lean Management Practices for Transportation

Lean Manufacturing practices have become a common aspect of production in practically any organization, but Lean...

December 07, 2017
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A Reality Check On Fully Automated Freight: Are We There Yet?

Automation has become an indelible part of daily life, encompassing the business world at every level. From...

November 16, 2017
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An Ill Wind Blows: DAT Trendlines Following Recent Hurricanes

Hurricanes the size of 2017's Harvey and Irma are disruptive to nearly every aspect of human civilization, but...

October 26, 2017
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2 out of 3 Small-Fleet Carriers Not Prepared for Upcoming ELD Mandate

According to, only 35% of respondents are ELD-compliant. With the Electronic Logging Device (ELD)...

October 24, 2017
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How Transportation Services Have Evolved in the Last 5 Years

Evolution isn't a rapid process, but it's a necessary one to become bigger, stronger, and more capable. In the...

October 12, 2017
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Expensive Mistakes Your Transportation Management Team Is Making Right Now

Some expenses can be extensively planned for––they're made to be debated and compared, even negotiated, as a...

October 05, 2017
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7 Ways Your Freight Broker Lowers Transportation Costs

You are an expert in your field. No matter the product you create or the problems you solve for your...

August 16, 2017
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How Will 3PL Innovation Combat Truck Driver Shortages?

It's a concerning topic across the transportation industry: the impending truck driver shortage.

The current...

May 23, 2017
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How Will the ​ELD Mandate Affect You?

The ELD mandate has been on the horizon for quite some time. The December 18th, 2017 effective date represents a...

May 16, 2017
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Reduce Transportation Costs With Last Mile Logistics | Kenco

When materials and components routinely cross thousands of miles in their supply chain journey, it seems...

April 25, 2017
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Is There an Uber for Shipping?

It's no exaggeration to say that Uber and its industry peers have changed the way individuals get from point A...

April 05, 2017
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Freight Broker 101: What Is a Freight Transportation Broker — and When Do You Need One?

We recently saw a question on a supply chain forum asking what seemed, at first, like a straightforward question:...

March 28, 2017
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Transportation Logistics: Kenco Ranked on Transport Topics Top 50 List

“Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try.”

April 21, 2016
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Kenco - Representing Highway Safety Today: Joe Smith

The Safety Management Council for the American Trucking Associations (ATA) honored Kenco Transportation Services...

February 25, 2016
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How to Drive Safety Across Your Transportation Fleet

Truck drivers face a range of hazards in their daily jobs. A significant accident or injury is life-changing...
February 11, 2016
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Driver Shortage: Are We Facing a Truck-Free Highway?

While the above image may seem appealing to some, to those of us in the supply chain and logistics industry the...

September 16, 2015
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Three Signs You Could be a Target of Transportation Theft

You could be a target of transportation theft in your supply chain if:

  • You have distribution centers in...
August 13, 2015
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Leveraging Transportation Management Software to Increase Service and Lower Costs

If your freight spend is approaching $500,000 a year and you’re not utilizing a Transportation Management Software...

July 28, 2015
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O Christmas Tree: West Coast Labor Disputes Steal Christmas from Asian Based Consumers

The ongoing labor disputes on the West Coast have threatened the US holiday retail season for many months....

December 09, 2014
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Thinking Inside the Box: Dimensional Weight Pricing (DIM)

We've all heard the buzz regarding the major parcel carriers’ price increase on ground shipments smaller than 3...

September 18, 2014


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