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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:


 

How Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) Are Going To Affect Consumer Goods Manufacturers

    According to a new survey of 257 carriers and owner-operators by DAT Solutions, most drivers spend three to four hours waiting to get loaded or unloaded.  54% of the carriers surveyed stated that they wait between three to five hours every time they arrive at a shipper’s dock.  A whopping 9% said that […]

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The High Tech and Electronics Supply Chain – Maturing and Innovating

What is the product lifecycle of high tech products and electronics? The lifecycle can be debated based on the type of electronic product, but overall the lifecycle is becoming increasingly shorter and that’s one of the unique supply chain concerns that high tech and electronics companies face. Did you know that for many electronic devices, an estimated […]

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When Fitness Equipment Sales Move Online, Freight Becomes A Priority

Anything can be purchased online. E-commerce and third party dealer websites such as Amazon can ship you a pair of running shoes, a squat rack and your protein shakes. What does this mean for brick and mortar stores? Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers and Parcel providers are seeing an increase in operational stress as fitness equipment manufacturers […]

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Why Auto Industry Growth Increases Logistics Technology Requirements

In 2015 the US automotive industry witnessed a record 5.7% increase in sales over 2014 to 17,402,659 light-vehicles according to the Automotive News Data Center. The good news continued with Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s annual industry outlook, in which it expects annual sales to top 20 million vehicles by 2018. According to Merrill Lynch, […]

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Be Caring of Others

 Core Value #2. Be Caring of Others – Mean People Suck, and They Don’t Work Here. Empathy:  the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner. […]

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