Five core areas of development and growth that Simple Logistics has focused on over the past 10 years Logistics services are needed year-round despite economic downturns, pandemics, and any other obstacle that arises. The Freight [...]
The Story Behind the Growth of Simple Logistics In celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Simple Logistics, we interviewed Owner and CEO, Steve Spoerl, to learn about the incredible history of his career, both the highlights [...]
Celebrate Truck Driver Appreciation Week with tales from these important professionals! It is time to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week from September 11-17, 2022. While we celebrate our drivers all year round, this week [...]
The transportation industry is constantly evolving and growing. It is one of the most adaptable, innovative, and vital industries in the country! Take a look at the advances throughout history and what may be around [...]
Rate Flexibility is Key The fluctuating and seasonal aspect of our industry also translates into changes in the quoting process. Gone are the days when shippers would ask for only annual or quarterly RFPs. Now, [...]
With increased equipment expenses and labor shortages, shippers are looking to outsource their freight processes now more than ever. Even if shippers have their own equipment or good relationships with carriers, supplementing with a trusted [...]
Jim Caine participates with other experts on where they see the logistics industry heading. Our team attended and participated in the recent Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) 2022 Conference in San Diego, CA. After years of [...]
The impact of inflation on supply chain and logistics… Inflation has thwarted our sector with equipment price surges, labor cost increases, and fuel prices hikes. Prices continue to rise even more since the increases we [...]
Refrigerated Freight and Why Temperature Matters So Much... In most cases, freight requiring temperature-controlled shipping needs an immediate turnaround to be loaded and on the way to its destination. Anytime temperature-sensitive freight has to [...]
An Interview with Simple Logistics: How automations can eliminate errors without eliminating a human touch. In the past, the complexities of full-truckload automation were off-putting to many companies. However, the plethora of supply chain disruptions [...]
A Recap of the TIA Whitepaper The TIA recently published a whitepaper called “Critical Imbalance: Navigating A Capacity Crisis That Won’t Go Away” which is available to TIA members. This was an insightful article about [...]
Reactions to the new infrastructure bill… Now that the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill has been passed by the House, it heads over to Congress. They are hoping to clear the budget bill by the end [...]
HOW ARE SHIPPERS PREPPING FOR WEATHER DISRUPTIONS? Across the industry, we have seen just how stressed the global supply chains are, from increased demand for goods to Covid-related labor shortages. On top of all these [...]
This year's National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is September 12-18, 2021 and Simple Logistics is celebrating the great impact that drivers have on us. Drivers across the country deliver essential goods that we need in our [...]
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