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Welcome to The Logistics Blog

The Logistics Blog by BlueGrace is one of the nation’s most recognized freight shipping blogs and industry news sources. The blog covers the company’s latest news, industry expertise, tips, franchise information and more. Check out our latest blog posts:


 

The Logistics of Natural or Manmade Disasters

Transporting freight to areas affected by natural or manmade disasters is one of the toughest challenges in logistics. The recent floods in Louisiana are an example of the difficulties involved. Two interstates were closed causing 55,000 daily motorists, including truckers, to use Interstate 20. This added over 200 miles to some of the trips. There […]

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Carrier Spotlight | A. Duie Pyle

Carrier Spotlight | A. Duie Pyle A. Duie Pyle is the Northeast’s premier transportation and logistics provider, offering solutions for LTL, Truckload, Custom Dedicated and Warehousing & Distribution. Through established partnerships our service coverage extends into the Southeast, Midwest, Canada and the Caribbean. A family-owned and operated business for more than 92 years, A. Duie […]

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Backpacks of Hope – A Drive for Student Success

Back To School = $$$ As every parent with a school-age child in their home knows, the phrase “Back to School” means one thing; school supply shopping. While this can be a fun, bonding experience with your child, it can also be a stressful one. The average spend on school supplies exceeds $600 and this […]

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Can Visibility Be A Problem With 3PLs?

Dustin Snipes – Enterprise Sourcing Manager, BlueGrace Logistics  “I lose control of my transportation with a 3PL.” “I started with a 3PL and had a multitude of issues.” “I do not see the value in a 3PL partnership.” These are all quips heard when calling on potential new 3PL clients. When starting a 3PL partnership, the new customer […]

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Must Arrive By Date (MABD) Compliance and How it Affects YOU

We’ve talked about it before | Walmart Compliance Regulations Suppliers are under tighter compliance regulations to get the right products to the right stores or distribution centers by a certain time or they pay a fee. Walmart suppliers now face paying a fee of 3% of the cost of goods of all non-compliant deliveries. These […]

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