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3 Minute Update: Key Transportation News
Retail Sales Surge in Spite of Inflation 2023 is off to a strong start with U.S. consumers spending more in January than the previous months. American retail sales were up 3% in January compared to [...]
HOW FAST DOES ICE CREAM MELT?
A guide to transporting frozen products and the perfect ice cream delivery. Have you considered how many items have to be shipped and handled at a particular temperature? Well, at Simple Logistics, we do! These [...]
Simple Logistics and e2open Expand Partnership to Provide Easy Access to Dynamic Market Rates for Shippers
The combined offerings enable shippers to optimize transportation costs and improve service levels Simple Logistics, a third-party logistics choice for customers and carriers looking to simplify their transportation challenges, announces its EXPANDED TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP with [...]
Congratulations to our 2022 Award Winners
Simple Logistics Honors Standout Employees at Annual Celebration Our employee appreciation event was extra special this time around because we also celebrated our 10-year company anniversary. We have accomplished a lot over ten years and [...]
3 Minute Update: Key Transportation News
Inflation and Interest Rate Impacts as we head into 2023 We all witnessed (and experienced) surging inflation in 2022, and the logistics industry was no exception. The Federal Reserve (Fed) tried to combat the historic [...]
A Decade of Growth
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 [...]
Building a Legacy
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 [...]
Driver’s Diary: WHAT KEEPS DRIVERS ROLLING?
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 History and FUTURE of Trucking
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 [...]
3 MINUTE UPDATE: Key Transportation News.
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, [...]
Benefits of Using a 3PL
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 [...]
Simple Logistics at TIA 2022 Conference
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 [...]
LOGISTICS INDUSTRY UPDATE in 3 MINUTES. We give you a quick recap on key transportation news.
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 [...]
The Life of an Avocado
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 [...]
AUTOMATE AND ELEVATE
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 [...]
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