Carrier Spotlight Of the Month: Kingdom Freight
In 2010, with one truck and trailer on the road—driven by co-owner Alton Moore—Kingdom Freight was officially in business. Today, with 115 dry vans, 58 trucks, 8 flatbeds, and 2 temperature controlled trucks, owners Alton and Cindy Moore attribute the Charleston, MS, company’s growth to their dedication to upholding commitments to customers and providing on time delivery. As this month’s featured business, Alton and Cindy took some time to partake in a Q&A with us.
Guest Post: The Benefits of Carrier and 3PL Collaboration
Editor’s note: This blog originally ran on Transportfolio®. We’re sharing the post here because carrier and 3PL relationships are always relevant in the transportation industry.
Some may find it odd that a salesperson for a trucking company is sitting here writing to you about the benefits of utilizing a 3PL or broker within your network. However, in today’s competitive environment, collaborative arrangements of all kinds are necessary for survival and if you choose your partners wisely you may experience many side benefits that you had not previously thought of.
The Image of Trucking: How Can We Change It.The Road
Typically, as we reach this halfway point in the year, I like to discuss current, top-trending issues. Today, though, I’d like to talk about something else that has been on my mind lately: the image of trucking.
The Road to Eliminating Cargo Theft.The Road
Editor’s note: We originally ran this post in the Spring. With cargo theft being a hot topic in the summer months, specifically around the holiday weekend, we wanted to share it with you again.
Cargo theft can happen anywhere, anytime, and it impacts carriers, shippers, manufacturers, and consumers. In addition to disrupting the nation’s supply chains, these thefts can drive up costs for businesses and consumers, including insurance premiums, transportation expenses, and retail prices.
7 Things to Know: Sanitary Transportation of Food Final Rule.The Road
Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Transportfolio in April. Since this is a timely and relevant topic, we wanted to share it with you here on The Road.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released text for the final rule for the Sanitary
Transportation of Food as required by the 2010 Food Safety Modernization Act. There were some significant changes made in response to comments when compared to the draft rule. Here are some quick things to know regarding this widely anticipated rule: