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How the Cargo Pilot Shortage Will Affect Your Supply Chain

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?

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

June 07, 2018
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Podcast: THE GREAT TRANSPORTATION SPOT MARKET INVERSION OF 2018

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 and Visualization Tools You Should be Using

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...

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...

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...

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 CarrierLists.com, only 35% of respondents are ELD-compliant. With the Electronic Logging Device...

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...

May 16, 2017
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How to Reduce Transportation Costs With Last Mile Logistics

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...

April 05, 2017
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​​Freight Broker 101: What Is a Freight 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...

March 28, 2017
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​5 Signs Your Supply Chain Network Design is Poorly Optimized

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

July 27, 2016
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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...

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...
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...

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