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Simple Logistics receives 2024 Top 3PL Award

June 12, 2024|

Food Logistics Names SIMPLE LOGISTICS as Recipient of 2024 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award! This award recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry. Food Logistics, the [...]

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3 Minute Update: Key Transportation News

February 12, 2024|

FMCSA announces the departure of Administrator Robin Hutcheson: Robin Hutcheson ended her three-year tenure at The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Jan. 26. Hutcheson first served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Safety [...]

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2023 Employee Awards

January 16, 2024|

Simple Logistics Honors Stand-Out Employees at Annual Celebration At Simple Logistics, we have a yearly tradition of acknowledging our team's outstanding employees by presenting awards based on our three core values: Honesty, Dependability, and Service. [...]

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Bad Weather Presents Challenges for Shippers

December 12, 2023|

HOW IS THE TRUCKING INDUSTRY AFFECTED? The trucking industry plays a crucial role in the global economy as it transports goods across long distances. However, bad weather can significantly impact its supply chain, causing delays [...]

3 Minute Update: Key Transportation News

November 8, 2023|

Broker Transparency Rulemaking: The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a rulemaking process to amend truck broker contracting requirements, but small-business truckers are unhappy with the proposed timeline. A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [...]

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Let’s Get REAL

October 17, 2023|

Is your load planning team feeling the burn from scouring for spot options? E2open and Simple Logistics are fresh from the e2open Connect conference in Orlando and ready to show how your team can overcome [...]

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TIA Policy Forum Insights on Industry Fraud

October 10, 2023|

Every year, over 100 TIA Members participated in the Policy Forum, where they met with Members of Congress and their staff to support the 3PL industry and discuss issues and concerns(1). TIA 3PL Policy Forum [...]

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Truck Drivers, the Heart and Soul of the Logistics Industry

September 13, 2023|

What it’s like working with truck drivers, what they do for us, and why we love them… Truck drivers are an essential component of the logistics industry, not only for transporting goods from manufacturers to [...]

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Simple Logistics named Top 3PL by Inbound Logistics

August 8, 2023|

Simple Logistics has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Provider for 2023! In their newly released July issue, Inbound Logistics editors have selected those Third-Party Logistics (3PL) providers who are dedicated [...]

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The Story of the Strawberry: Delicate Temperature-controlled Cargo

July 11, 2023|

Temperature's Crucial Role in Shipping Nature's Summertime Jewel In temperature-controlled freight, where every detail matters, strawberries take the stage as delicate cargo, requiring meticulous attention to ensure their freshness and quality throughout the shipping process. [...]

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3 Minute Update: Key Transportation News

June 20, 2023|

We give you a quick recap on key transportation news.  NHTSA Eyes Mandatory Side Underride Guards National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced in April it has named members of a new Advisory Committee on Underride [...]

Simple Logistics receives Top 3PL Award

May 31, 2023|

Food Logistics Names SIMPLE LOGISTICS as Recipient of 2023 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Award! This award recognizes leading third-party logistics and cold storage providers in the cold food and beverage industry. St. Charles, [...]

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Simple Recap of the TIA 2023 Conference

May 9, 2023|

We learned a lot at the Transportation Intermediaries Association’s (TIA) 2023 Capital Ideas Conference in Orlando, FL. The four-day event brought together almost 2,000 transportation industry professionals for education and networking. From left: Jeff [...]

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