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Outlook of the Capacity Crunch

The end of 2017 shaping up to present one of the strictest capacity crunch for 2018, explains Chris Brady of Logistics Viewpoints. The ongoing recovery efforts after this year’s major hurricanes, the upcoming electronic logging devices (ELD) mandate implementation date, and continuing tightening of labor markets, including truck drivers, pushing the boundaries of today’s trucking capacity.

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Transportation Management Case Study

In a first of several case studies to come out from Thomasholmes regarding how our solutions aid shippers in managing transportation more effectively thru our transportation technology and managed services, learn how a Medical Supply Company switched providers and increased overall results.

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Implementing ELDs

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Troy Diffenderfer who shares several key benefits of implementing ELDs into your fleet.
After a second appeal was recently denied, it looks like the MAP-21 electronic logging device rule will soon be in effect and if your company hasn’t already, you’ll soon be implementing ELDs into your fleet in the near future.

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transport management

For a Freight Forwarding Company, the benefits of TMS are endless. What is TMS, you ask? Well, Transport Management Systems are exactly what the name suggests! TMS helps companies manage the transportation operations of their business, and so it’s no wonder that these systems are making their way into the Freight industry.

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Digitized Trucking

Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from our friend, Rachel Everly, a freelance writer in business and finance who shows us how digitized trucking will change the game for logistics companies.
Welcome to the Grand Era of Digitized Trucking!
Imagine that you own a truck and you receive an order from a soft drink manufacturer in Missouri to transport around 5000 kilograms of freight.

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freight forwarders

As October 1 approaches, some freight forwarders may need to renew their freight forwarder bond. While that is not the renewal deadline for all forwarders, many of them renew around that date as the requirement to get bonded was introduced back in October 2013, and applied to those who were in business then. https://www.youtube.

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Packaging Tips

Nothing is more disappointing than receiving a damaged parcel through the post. It’s the sender’s responsibility to make sure the parcel is packaged correctly but accidental damage obtained through transport is possible. Before you head to the post office compare parcel delivery quotes to make sure you get the best price for your delivery.