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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:


 

CSA Report Card: Room for Improvement

Compliance, Safety & Accountability While the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scoring mandate is meant to improve carrier performance and safety for trucks on the road by providing a scoring metric, it wasn’t without its blind spots. A recently released report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) shows that the CSA scoring […]

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What Happens If Freight Economy Rises?

  A market that is already beleaguered by a significant shortage in workforce is seeing a disturbing trend in the form of an uptick in turnover rates. “The slight uptick in turnover, despite weak freight volumes in the first quarter, may be indicative of a tightening in the driver market,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello. […]

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What is Volume LTL Shipping?

Businesses who ship product and carriers looking to maximize business revenue have come to embrace Volume LTL shipping. The simplest explanation is volume LTL provides many of the benefits of truck load (TL) or partial TL with the cost savings associated with less than truckload (LTL). It’s a win-win for everyone.  It’s a win-win for […]

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All Hands on Deck for 2017 Backpacks of Hope

Back to School Can Stir Up Many Emotions A new school year can bring about many emotions. For parents with kids entering kindergarten or their senior year of high school, the first day of school tends to be showcased on social media as a happy and exciting time. What you may not see though, are […]

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Do you have the right TMS for your business?

  Transportation Management Systems on the Rise Whether you’re shipping domestically or internationally, keeping everything running smoothly can be a big job to say the least. It requires a careful orchestration of a potentially vast number of moving parts. The smoother these parts operate in conjunction with one another, the better your operation will be. […]

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