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Transportation Outlook for 2021

Posted on Thursday July 1, 2021 by admin

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in rapid shifts in manufacturing, transportation, and logistics. As the country reopens and we return to more “normal” conditions, let us take a look at what lies ahead. The Economic Outlook According to the May NACD … Continue reading

What Axle Configurations are Available for Drop Frame Chassis?

Posted on Thursday March 4, 2021 by April U

The axle configuration for your drop-frame chassis is an essential consideration for efficient transportation of your cargo.  Each type of axle configuration has different load limits and fuel efficiencies, and thus may be better suited to certain types of products. … Continue reading

How We Get An Apple Juice Box A Day – The Apple Juice Supply Chain

Posted on Thursday July 30, 2020 by April U

After orange juice, apple juice is the second most popular fruit drink in the world. The apple juice supply chain is crucial to bringing this beverage into US homes. The bulk of domestically harvested apples are consumed raw, therefore, most … Continue reading

Congestion at US Ports Due to COVID-19

Posted on Thursday July 2, 2020 by April U

Ports and terminals are essential to global and domestic supply chains. The United States transportation industry, which includes the services provided by trucking, distribution, warehousing, and logistics companies, keeps bulk liquids and dry goods containers moving into and out of … Continue reading

Recommended Practices for Sourcing Chassis for Bulk Liquid Transportation

Posted on Thursday April 2, 2020 by April U

Procuring the right bulk liquid chassis is critical to the function of your business. You depend on your equipment to get your product where it needs to go safely and on time. So put some thought into carefully selecting your … Continue reading

Looking Back on 2019: The Evolving Bulk Liquid Transportation Industry

Posted on Wednesday March 11, 2020 by April U

In 2019, bulk liquid transport trends were similar to recent years as transportation and supply chain infrastructure adapts to accommodate domestic industrial growth and the disruption caused by Amazon.com and other large e-tailers. A new urgency to climate change and … Continue reading

Pros & Cons of Chassis Leasing vs Buying

Posted on Wednesday October 30, 2019 by April U

To buy, or not to buy? These are not your only options. Long-term leases for heavy equipment such as tank trailers and tank chassis are often an affordable alternative to buying and will reduce some risk exposure. This article explores … Continue reading

A Comparison of Transportation Considerations for Temperature Sensitive Bulk Liquids

Posted on Monday September 9, 2019 by April U

Bulk liquids are transported across the country and around the world each and every day. Some bulk liquids such as water may be moved in standard tank containers with trailers or on chassis. However, bulk liquid containers that are carrying … Continue reading

The Advantages of Cloud Based Transportation Management Systems (TMS) for Bulk Liquid Distribution

Posted on Monday July 29, 2019 by April U

TMS is optimizing freight transportation supply chain logistics across regions by: lowering IT costs, reducing transaction costs, optimizing capacity utilization, fostering collaboration, and increasing the dependability, timeliness and reliability of delivery.  Technological advances in fleet management in the bulk liquid … Continue reading

The Changing Role of Women in Supply Chain Logistics

Posted on Wednesday April 3, 2019 by April U

Women have always pushed the boundaries of convention in the transportation industry. Thank you Amelia Earhart!  Last month we recognized these heroes and celebrated their achievements. Here are some excerpts on why this is important.    Recognizing Women in Supply … Continue reading

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