Sustainable Pallets

2019-03-28T10:06:56-04:00March 28th, 2019|Freight Damage, News, Transportation, Trucking, Uncategorized|

This year our main goal is to focus on finding more ways to improve our carbon footprint. We installed a solar roof in August 2018 (find it here) and are now running 30% of our building on just the sun. With our continuous push to be more sustainable, we are excited to announce that we [...]

Roadcheck 2017 – Are you Ready?

2017-08-31T12:50:12-04:00June 2nd, 2017|Freight Securement, Transportation, Trucking|

Our main focus at Logistick is to secure freight and promote safety. We emphasize the importance of secure cargo and safe travel. While in transit unsecured cargo or improperly secure cargo will shift causing product damage or falling cargo. Falling cargo endangers the driver or dockworker. This year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 30th [...]

Why Quality Distribution is Important.

2017-06-26T09:40:10-04:00January 20th, 2017|Freight Damage, Transportation, Trucking|

Every year over $100 billion dollars of goods are mishandled or damaged. Most consumers do not realize the impact a damage good has on the supply chain. But think to yourself for a second. Will you buy a canned good with dented or damaged packaging? Do you buy an article of clothing with a [...]

New Intermodal Product!!

2017-06-27T09:07:16-04:00March 1st, 2016|Intermodal, News, Transportation, Trucking|

Intermodal Wedge® XL We are excited to announce the launch of our newest product, the Intermodal Wedge® XL! This product is a first of its kind in damage prevention products. It is a two part system that includes an interchangeable Wedge and Brace to fit in both the valley or peak of the container [...]

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 [...]

Repairing crumbling Roads

2017-06-26T10:34:22-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Transportation|

Replacing and repairing crumbling roads, rail, tunnels, and bridges linking seaports to the surface transportation network will cost at least $28.9 billion over the next decade, according to an economic study cited by the American Association of Port Authorities. The Martin Associates'' report says the, ''2014 National Economic Impact of the U.S. Coastal Port [...]

Intermodal Freight Increases

2017-06-26T11:03:30-04:00February 26th, 2015|Intermodal, Transportation|

Intermodal Freight Posts Near 5% Annual Increase   Neither U.S. West Coast port congestion nor the East Coast winter weather could stop intermodal volume growth in 2014 and they won’t be able to this year either, the Intermodal Association of North America says. Despite the harsh winter that kicked off the year, it reported intermodal freight [...]

A Brief History of Trucking

2017-06-26T11:11:36-04:00February 12th, 2015|Transportation|

A Brief History of Trucking       The trucking industry in the United States has affected the political and economic history the United States in the 20th century. Before the invention of automobiles, most freight was moved by train or horse-drawn wagons.     In the early 1900s, trucks were basically motorized wagons [...]

Logistics Report Predicts Bullish Freight Demand

2017-06-26T11:34:54-04:00July 9th, 2014|Transportation|

DC Velocity: "State of Logistics Report" predicts bullish freight demand for 2014 The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' 25th annual "State of Logistics Report," sponsored by Penske Logistics, is overflowing with data points. By Mark B. Solomon A "banner year." The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' 25th annual "State of Logistics Report," [...]

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 [...]

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