What Is Last Mile Delivery?

What is last mile delivery?   Last mile services are getting lots of press in transportation circles these days, but what exactly is last mile delivery?   Simply put, a last mile provider handles freight over the first or final link in cargo’s journey from origin to destination. Last mile

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The Right Tool for the Job

  “Ever-increasing electronic apps are designed to enable us to accomplish more tasks in less time, thus supposedly making our lives easier – when in reality, the devices are also disrupting, at supersonic speeds, everything in our lives.” ~Rob Hackbarth   From technologies that match customers with carriers to apps

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White Glove Delivery Service

Free Shipping?   Shipping isn’t free. The Amazon Effect has perpetuated the myth that shipping is free. Free shipping has created consumer expectations that far-exceed the parameters for quality final mile services, especially in the white glove delivery market which requires trained, professional delivery teams, as well as, fair transportation

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Firefighters and Forest Rangers

  I believe that everyone chooses how to approach life. If you’re proactive, you focus on preparing. If you’re reactive, you end up focusing on repairing.― John C. Maxwell     Firefighters   When your house is burning down, you want the best firefighting team around, right? You want those

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Warehousing for Small Shipments

Economic Boom in Pennsylvania   The Lehigh Valley (LV) is experiencing an economic boom. In a recent chamber article, Dr. Kamran Afshar, the LV’s chief economist, explains that 2018 payroll employment grew at a rate of 1.9 percent, higher than the national level of 1.8 percent. Dr. Afshar examines several

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Have You Seen the Spotted Lanternfly?

  Have you seen the Spotted Lanternfly? These planthoppers are native to Southeast Asia but have become common in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Because they have five separate states of development, their appearance changes over time. In the nymph state, they are black with bright white spots. As they grow to adulthood,

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