Automation within the supply chain isn’t just the next cool trend or an innovative idea; it’s the future of shipping. This is especially true while we learn how to navigate this new normal to continue growing businesses and the American economy. In fact, everyone from small businesses to large scale distributors will need to adopt technology to drive growth, adapt to disruptions and optimize their supply chains. Succeeding in today’s fast-paced and ev[...]
Have you been waiting for an opportunity to do something that you have been putting off for a while? With the current situation, now just might be the time. It might be the perfect time for you or your family to consider adopting a pet. Now more than ever we’ve needed our furry companions by our side, and with all the time we’re spending at home, this is the perfect opportunity for people to properly introduce a new member of the family to their house[...]
Controlling freight spend and streamlining the supply chain are always top priorities for businesses of all sizes. In the digital age, optimizing your shipping and supply chain and driving efficiencies can be achieved by utilizing a transportation management system or TMS. In fact, the use of a TMS helps alleviate the time-consuming strains of finding shipping options, helping you save time and money. But what is a TMS? And how can you incorporate one[...]
Regardless of where you stand on the controversy over when and how the U.S. economy should “open up,” the fact is that the economy will eventually start to come around. It’s safe to say that we aren’t going to flip a switch and have the economy come back to its old form. It’s more likely that the economy will open in a phased, strategic approach. Much like many American businesses, your business needs to be prepared. Part of that preparation must incl[...]
This is a special post for us! We’re highlighting how one of our own FreightCenter team member’s family is celebrating their graduating high school senior in a fun, cool way. Just like many other families, people are trying to find creative ways to celebrate milestones while social distancing. Events like birthdays, wedding and baby showers, graduation celebrations and more are being held virtually or in other innovative ways. Instead of gathering tog[...]
Spring is in the air and that means it’s time for produce season to get up and running. Many fruits and vegetables have entered their prime growing time of the year, and farmers and food distributors are looking to get their produce out fast and effectively. But when it comes to properly transporting food so it stays fresh and safe, some expert freight guidance can go a long way. We’ve put together a few produce transport season tips to get your food [...]
Physical health and safety have been at the forefront of everyone’s minds due to COVID-19. With that comes the increasing demand for people buying medicines, supplements, vitamins, and the pharmaceutical supply chain needing to meet that demand. We’ve put together a few best practices on how to transport medicine the right way.
There have been a lot of ups and downs lately while everyone tries to navigate the current situation. However, even during COVID-19, there is no shortage of good news. This week’s Feel Good Friday is about how people continue to lend a helping hand to each other and to those on the frontlines fulfilling their duties and job roles. Check out what types of relief for essential workers are being donated and made available across the nation.
Small businesses are the lifeblood of the American economy, and because of COVID-19, they need support now more than ever. Facing new challenges and dealing with a lot of uncertainty, small businesses have had to adapt at the blink of an eye. How can we all do our part to protect ourselves, our physical health and help the economic health of small businesses and the people who rely on them to make a living? Here’s how you can support small businesses [...]