State Troopers Become Unlikely Lobbyists for Trucking and Railroad Industries

State Troopers Become Unlikely Lobbyists for Trucking and Railroad Industries

Posted Apr 21, 2015

In the ever-evolving battle between the trucking and railroad industries, an unlikely third party is playing a rather important role. State Troopers, who are lobbying in Washington this month for their own interests, are also lobbying in support of the railroad industry. According to the New York Times, Congress is now preparing to take up... Read more

A Moment With…A Transportation and Logistics Expert: Cory Rank of Broussard Logistics

A Moment With…A Transportation and Logistics Expert: Cory Rank of Broussard Logistics

Posted Apr 17, 2015

Excerpted from the April 2015 issue of Valve World Americas: Interview By Sarah Schroer The selection and purchasing of new valves and other materials also requires another aspect be considered: how to transport the new equipment to the desired locations. Valve World Americas spoke with Cory Rank, the National Account Executive at Broussard Logistics to... Read more

3 Ways Shippers Can Make Better Decisions

3 Ways Shippers Can Make Better Decisions

Posted Apr 08, 2015

In an age where professionals are constantly bombarded by changing technology and information, the ability to capture, review, and act on that information is critical. There is certainly no exception for managers whose responsibility include logistics, shipping, or supply chain in any organization. Constantly looking for ways to learn and adapt is an important survival... Read more

3 Reasons You’re Getting Ripped Off By Fuel Surcharges

3 Reasons You’re Getting Ripped Off By Fuel Surcharges

Posted Mar 11, 2015

We have all seen the headlines in the past month that FedEx, UPS, and other carriers are increasing fuel surcharges, despite the cost of fuel plummeting. Like most shippers, it raises the question ‘Why?’ After all, basic economics state that when a major cost driver of a product or service falls dramatically, prices of that ... Read more

Three Easy Tips for Shipping Green

Three Easy Tips for Shipping Green

Posted Feb 26, 2015

Greenifying your business’s shipping practice is the best way to save money, engage in corporate social responsibility, and to do your part to help reduce or prevent damage to the environment. Making the decision to go green with your shipping can be an easy one, but how you’re actually going to do it can seem... Read more

Declining U.S. Infrastructure Affects Every Business’ Supply Chain

Declining U.S. Infrastructure Affects Every Business’ Supply Chain

Posted Feb 03, 2015

If your business relies on inbound freight for raw materials or inventory, or ships out finished products via truck, rail or air, then it is absolutely dependent on the transportation infrastructure of the U.S. Much has been made in the last few years, but particularly in recent weeks, about our nation’s declining infrastructure. You may... Read more