February’s Final Mile: Closing Myths’ Mouths to Close out the Month

Here we are again! Those extra few hours a year we’ve traveled around the sun have caught up to us yet again. March can hold its horses for just a blip because February, this is your day to shine! Maybe you’ve heard a few myths about leap years, such as those with a February 29th […]

Stop, Drop, and on a Roll: What’s Stopping, Slowing, and Going?

Fancy seeing you here at the intersection of Service and Technology. We have a bit of a different take on your average traffic report. Today, we are taking our theme from a color scheme – Our nectar from a traffic director. You love it; you hate it, but we all need it. It’s the stoplight! In the spirit of stop, slow, and go, let’s find out what’s ceasing, decreasing, and increasing as spring approaches.

Blue Forty-Two: A Wild Season for Quarterbacks, Head Coaches, and Final Mile

Blue Forty-Two: A Wild Season for Quarterbacks, Head Coaches, and Final Mile

The 2023 National Football League season has been more than a heartbreaker. For some, it’s been a finger breaker, a wrist wrecker, and the Achilles to their own Achilles. A shocking seven starting quarterbacks have been forced to take a warm, yet unenvied seat on the bench due to season-ending injuries. In addition to player […]

Know Your Freight!

Last Mile Delivery   Last mile delivery is the final step in the delivery process and a good last mile delivery is key to customer satisfaction. At the same time, it’s the most time-consuming and expensive mile in the shipping process, representing 44 to 52% of handling costs.  Getting unique shipments to distinct and sometimes […]

The Right People in the Right Seats

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The Right People in the Right Seats   Gino Wickman, author of Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business writes that getting the right people in the right seats means “that each of your employees is operating within his or her area of greatest skill and passion inside your organization.” I’ve been thinking about this […]

The Next 90 Days at Blue Eagle Logistics

  Disruption and logistics. It’s no secret that 2020 was a lemon. From freight flows to staffing issues, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the continuing upheaval has disrupted the transportation and logistics sector in ways most of us have never experienced before. Here at Blue Eagle Logistics, surges in freight volumes along with […]

Have a Thankful and Merry Holiday Season!

Thankfulness is the quickest path to joy. ~Jefferson Bethke~   2020 has certainly been an interesting year by anyone’s standards, and we really don’t know when the upheaval will settle down. But there’s good news on the horizon. The first doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered to front line workers, and there are […]

Stepping Up the Blue Eagle Way

The Ongoing Pandemic   In A Paradise Built in Hell, Rebecca Solnit writes that disaster “drags us into emergencies that require we act, and act altruistically, bravely, and with initiative in order to survive or save our neighbors, no matter how we vote or what we do for a living.” This has been true for […]

Supply Chain Disruption Continues

Logistics and empty shelves.   The strangest thing happened to me last weekend. We were all out of rubbing alcohol at home, so I ran to the drug store to grab some. But there was no rubbing alcohol to be found. I didn’t think much of it. Just went across town to another drug store […]