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Consumer Goods Logistics Blog


Dispatches from the Road: Kevin Belfon

Posted by Kane Is Able on October 18, 2018

In our “Dispatches from the Road” feature, the KANE blog will periodically publish interviews with our drivers – the men and women who live and breathe the transportation topics we often write about.  In our newest installment, we interview KANE driver Kevin Belfon.

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Topics: Truck Drivers

Dispatches from the Road: Andre Chollette

Posted by Kane Is Able on September 20, 2018

In our “Dispatches From the Road” feature, the KANE Blog will periodically publish interviews with our drivers – the men and women who live and breathe the transportation topics we often write about. In our latest installment, we interview KANE driver, Andre Chollette.

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Topics: Truck Drivers

Dispatches from the Road: Scott Donlin

Posted by Kane Is Able on July 26, 2018

In our “Dispatches From the Road” feature, the KANE Blog will periodically publish interviews with our drivers – the men and women who live and breathe the transportation topics we often write about. In our third installment, we interview KANE driver, Scott Donlin.

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Topics: Truck Drivers

Dispatches from the Road: Gary Allagrucci

Posted by Kane Is Able on June 07, 2018

In “Dispatches From the Road," the KANE blog features interviews with our drivers  the men and women who live and breathe the transportation topics we often write about. In this latest installment, we interview KANE driver Gary Allagrucci. 

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Topics: Truck Drivers

Dispatches From the Road: Don Brobst

Posted by Kane Is Able on May 10, 2018

In our new “Dispatches From the Road” feature, the KANE blog will periodically publish interviews with our drivers – the men and women who live and breathe the transportation topics we often write about.  In our first segment, we interview KANE driver Don Brobst. 

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Topics: Truck Drivers

Freight Management Logistics for Lean Capacity Times

Posted by Alex Stark on February 22, 2018

In light of the current freight capacity crunch, the freight management logistics operations of many companies have devolved into scrambling to find trucks for pending loads.  While that may be a very real and necessary approach at the moment, “scrambling” is not a great long-term strategy. Shippers need to change the way they work with carriers in this seller’s market.

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Topics: Freight Transportation, Supply Chain Challenges, Truck Drivers

Thoughts on 2017 Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Posted by Alex Stark on October 24, 2017

There was a terrific piece in Transport Topics recently on National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (Sept. 10-16). The writer, Dan Bearth, pointed out that companies do an excellent job celebrating drivers – during this designated week. What’s needed, Dan states, is a year-long appreciation of the value drivers add.   

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Topics: Truck Drivers

Want to Improve Truck Driver Retention? Hire Better.

Posted by Larry Catanzaro on August 31, 2017

Poor truck driver retention can have a crippling financial impact on fleet owners, who lose money every day a truck sits idle. Too often the response to this dilemma is to fill these empty seats as fast as possible through aggressive recruitment and incentives. Wrong! Though it may seem counter-intuitive, fleet owners need to slow down the hiring process to maximize driver retention.

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Topics: Truck Drivers