Carrier Capacity

Who is a Preferred Customer?

By on Friday December 6th, 2013 in Carrier Capacity, Transportation Procurement. No Comments. The above link is from Supply Management, a UK newsletter that focuses on procurement topics. Being away from the day to day grind for well over a year, I do not miss  being a punching bag for internal and external stakeholders i.e.  whining carriers and distribution centers;  plants that insist they are ” different” […]

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2013

By on Wednesday September 18th, 2013 in Carrier Capacity. No Comments.

ARLINGTON, Va.— American Trucking Associations is taking this week to honor the 3.1 million professional truck drivers that deliver America’s freight safely and securely, every day. “Professional truck drivers deliver our nation’s essential freight safely, every day,” said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. “As a result of this commitment, our nation’s highways are the […]

Truckload Capacity, I am helping in a small way

By on Thursday July 25th, 2013 in Carrier Capacity. No Comments.

Carriers, shippers, receivers, and government agencies are all wringing their hands and gnashing their teeth over the shortage of qualified class 8 truck drivers.  We all know some of  the reasons, demographics ( aging baby boomer drivers), lousy lifestyle, government regulations (HOS and CSA), owner operators leaving the industry because they can’t make any money, […]

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