private fleet

Fleet Trends that Will Shape 2018

March 16, 2018 Comments Off on Fleet Trends that Will Shape 2018
The year 2017 brought a lot of changes and challenges to the transportation industry and others that relied on distribution. Overall, the electronic logging device (ELD) implementation, driver shortage, and weather events affected multiple facets of transportation. Rates rose significantly and companies struggled to obtain the necessary capacity. Those challenges are still big players in Read More

Trust comes first. Here’s how to build it.

September 11, 2017 Comments Off on Trust comes first. Here’s how to build it.
Authored by Brad Hicks, Executive Vice President of Dedicated Contract Services Whether you’re converting a private fleet or switching outsource providers, the first 90 days are a make-or-break time for a transportation provider that has just won the business of a new customer. The customer is trusting you to provide the service levels promised during Read More

5 Ways to Optimize your Home Delivery Program

June 5, 2017 Comments Off on 5 Ways to Optimize your Home Delivery Program
Customer expectations for home delivery services are changing. Final mile home delivery has traditionally been conducted by either a retailer’s private fleet or a local provider that manages contracted, independent delivery teams. As the industry evolves, many retailers are now working with a national delivery provider to improve customer service, reduce costs, facilitate administrative requirements, Read More

Is Your Private Fleet Hurting Your Bottom Line?

May 12, 2017 Comments Off on Is Your Private Fleet Hurting Your Bottom Line?
“Times are different now for companies operating a private fleet. Over the next decade their transportation operations will face big challenges with strict rules, hiring struggles, and competing capital requirements. In short, the risks and responsibilities are greater than ever before for the business owner, drivers, and everyone in-between.” —Brian Webb, SVP at J.B. Hunt. Read More