From the Front Lines to the Boardroom

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May 04, 2017 Tags: Trucking, Logistics, Careers, Supply Chain David Congdon, CEO, Old Dominion Freight Line David Congdon was 14 when he joined the family business: less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Old Dominion Freight Line. “I started working on the dock in the summer,” he says. “Making $1.65 an hour beat the […]

Multi-Stop Steps – Inbound Logistics

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January 31, 2018 | By Inbound Logistics Staff Tags: Trucking, Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain How extra stops impact on time delivery On single-stop truckload shipments, 80 percent of loads that picked up late still delivered on time. Multi-stop loads are different. As the above graphic shows, the more stops […]

Carriers Cough Up Hiring Fee

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September 17, 2019 Tags: Trucking, Supply Chain As part of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) new Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule, trucking companies soon will be required to pay the agency a fee prior to hiring each driver—in addition to an annual fee for currently employed drivers. Starting […]

Scale to Meet Your Needs

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January 31, 2020 | By Jake McLeod Tags: Trucking, Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Global Economy Now more than ever before, shippers should consider working with an experienced managed transportation service provider that has a large, dedicated network of carrier partners. As the New Year’s Eve ball drops, so do the […]

Trucking Strategies to Keep Your Freight Moving

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September 11, 2021 | By Helen Mann Tags: Trucking, Distribution, Transportation With capacity tight and trucker employment stretched thin, carriers can be selective about who they work with, so it’s important for shippers to have a game plan. Here are practical ways to ensure your freight gets where it needs […]

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