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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:

Commercial Trucking: The Battle of the VMT Tax
Our highways and transit infrastructure are mainly funded through the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), which in turn is primarily funded
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Truckload Freight Contracts: Understanding Contract & Spot Rates
Throughout 2020, truckload carriers felt the burn of the China-U.S. trade war, declining capacity, and low spot rates. In general,
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Outside-In: The Future of Supply Chain Planning
Supply chains are evolving fast. To keep up with the fast pace of supply chain evolution it is important for
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The Fifty Shapes of Amazon Logistics
Digital and physical are reaching a point of total convergence, something that would have been unheard of 20 years ago.
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How Can SMBs Contend With Big Box Retailers?
Small and mid-size businesses are finding themselves in a difficult position in today’s market, courtesy of the Amazon effect. Consumers
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The Toilet Paper Shortage: Can’t We Just Ship More?
As the COVID-19 coronavirus began to spread across our country, and people began to absorb the full impact that it
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Diversification Is The Lifeblood Of Your Supply Chain
In the current economic scenario where businesses are shutting shops with alarming regularity, it has become necessary for organizations to
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Automation In The Supply Chain
In a world that is constantly evolving and adapting to the newest technology, it’s important that companies keep up with
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The Rise of the 3PL for Managed Transportation Services
Managed transportation services have widely become an integral function of modern supply-chain. As reported by Steve Baker of Forbes, the outsourcing
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The Key to Managing Disruption? Outsourcing.
Crises such as the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent disruption to our economy and supply chains have truly brought to light the importance
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Evolving Consumer Demands Prompt Continued Changes in Logistics
Twenty years ago, no one would have imagined for a second that they could order a product online in the
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The Impact Of The Coronavirus On Surface Freight
Recall that at the beginning of the year, industry experts expected the surface freight spot market would gradually increase to
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