What You Need To Know About Load Securement.

2017-09-05T11:24:47-04:00November 10th, 2015|Freight Damage, Freight Securement, Safety, Trucking|

Load/cargo securement is a fairly simple safety concept. There is an expectation that items transported in or on your vehicle will stay on the vehicle until ready to be removed. The concept applies to just about anyone who operates a vehicle(s) to conduct business. The first category of vehicles we typically think of are [...]

10 Reasons Why We Cannot Live Without Trucking

2017-06-27T09:12:30-04:00August 18th, 2015|Safety, Transportation|

You may not realize how important trucking is to our daily lives. According to Forbes Custom, “Trucking is the driving force behind all companies’ worldwide supply chains, moving nearly everything consumed in this country. Nearly 80% of U.S. communities receive their goods exclusively by truck. Virtually all U.S. goods touch a truck during at least [...]

Prevent Damaged Freight – How to Pack Your Shipment

2017-05-26T15:32:59-04:00August 4th, 2015|Freight Damage, Safety|

Logistick products help reduce freight damage claims by replacing the standard metal load lock with a disposable one-way load lock combined with a wooden beam to prevent claims and damages but you can further avoid damaged freight through proper packing and palletization of your shipment. Here are a few tips to help you prevent damaged freight. [...]

Intermodal Transportation

2019-04-08T14:36:24-04:00July 20th, 2015|Freight Damage, Intermodal, Safety|

Making the transition from shipping freight via truckload to intermodal transportation can be difficult if you don't fully understand some basic differences between the two shipping models Intermodal Weight Intermodal weight is the most common issue for new intermodal users. The Federal Gross Vehicle Weight Limit of 80,000 lbs. for tractor/chassis/container is the [...]

Inspectors Focus on Load Securement

2017-06-26T10:28:45-04:00June 16th, 2015|Safety|

Inspectors Focus on Load Securement During Annual Roadcheck Safety Blitz   Commercial vehicle safety inspectors in the United States, Canada and Mexico pulled over trucks and buses in large numbers last week for safety inspections as part of North America’s annual Roadcheck event. The kickoff for the June 2-4 chain of inspections was in [...]

Dealing With Potholes

2017-06-30T09:40:51-04:00March 19th, 2015|Safety, Seasonal|

Fleet Safety Tip: Dealing With Potholes March 17, 2015 Snow-slick roads are a memory now, but drivers still have that old familiar post-winter foe to contend with Potholes Potholes form when moisture collects in small holes and cracks in the road surface. The moisture expands and contracts when temperatures go up and down. This [...]

Visit Logistick at ProMat 2013 – January 21-24 in Chicago

2017-06-26T11:04:56-04:00February 25th, 2015|Safety, Tradeshows|

ProMat 2013 is the premier showcase of material handling, supply chain and logistics solutions in North America. Discover the latest solutions to move your business forward as the industry's leading innovators showcase their latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain equipment and systems at ProMat 2013 held January 21-24 at Chicago's McCormick Place. Please stop [...]

Latest In Transportation Regulations

2017-06-26T11:41:06-04:00June 3rd, 2014|Safety, Transportation|

We could be entering a period of noisy calm on the regulatory front, where a number of discussions are taking place, but no actual change is likely to occur within 12 to 18 months. By Jason Craig of Supply Chain 24/7 June 03, 2014   As we head into the summer, it’s time for [...]

15 Winter Driving Tips for Truckers

2017-06-26T16:24:16-04:00January 9th, 2014|Safety, Seasonal, Transportation|

The winter weather is upon us here in the Midwest. Here are few Winter Driving Tips for Truckers to help keep you safe on the road. Drive safe and remember Logistick's products prevent forward shifting movements when the roads get rough. Feel safe knowing your cargo will not get damaged through the rough terrain. [...]

DC Velocity: Cargo Theft 2.0

2017-06-26T16:49:17-04:00October 15th, 2013|Cargo Theft, Safety, Transportation|

Cargo theft 2.0 Yard heists are so 20th century. Today's bad guys are going digital and global in their quest to steal stuff. By Mark B. Solomon Cargo theft has traditionally been a local and low-tech affair. Typically thieves snatch a product-laden trailer from a yard and then fence the stolen goods. The criminals [...]

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