Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo

The Logistics of Logistics

Nick has significant experience and expertise in transportation and logistics especially truckload shipping. Transloop has locations in Chicago, IL, and Nashville, TN. Launching a Successful 3PL in the Age of Tech with Nicholas Reasoner and Jeff Dangelo.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change


This Black Friday Shawn Simms was first in line at Best Buy in Nashville, TN to bag a Thanksgiving bargain – a Toshiba HDTV for $149.99. COP21, the Paris Climate change conference taking place this week got us thinking what the carbon cost was for shipping the TV. A quick check showed that shipping the TV from Taiwan to Nashville (ocean & trucking) led to about 6.7


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Let’s Start a Revolution: Kinexions Supply Chain Conference Day 1


by Melissa Clow How do you start a supply chain revolution in Nashville? Demand Response – Coming full circle, demand response is about total customer satisfaction, with Amazon leading as a top example of successful product shipping, the end game of supply chain. With some toe-tapping music from the Late Late Supply Chain Show band and rockin’ guitar playing from Kinaxis Director of Marketing Content, Bill DuBois, of course!

Will sub-zero temps stall trucking operations?

DAT Solutions

Most LTL operations won’t pick up freezables, and shippers may be forced to ship products on temperature-controlled trailers that can provide heat. Areas of the Midwest and Northeast were buried for weeks, and even the Southeast got hit with snow and ice, including places like Birmingham, Atlanta, Nashville and Charlotte. Any and all of these factors have the potential to shift winter shipping patterns. Large swaths of the U.S.

2020 Requires Big Wings and Feet

Supply Chain Shaman

Next year’s conference will be on September 8th-11th in Franklin, TN, south of Nashville, TN. Examples include first pass yield, schedule adherence, hands-free orders, orders shipped complete, and minimization of waste. It has been awhile. After the Supply Chain Insights Global Summit , I took the time to recharge and took a month off from writing. The presentations from the Summit are posted now on the Supply Chain Insights You Tube Channel.

The last American cowboy and next American hero


As I sit at my home in Nashville, TN, observing the aftermath of the recent tornados while playing witness to daily changes in the world, I had a thought. ’ You cannot control the waves, but you can control which ship you ride in on. Your carriers and brokers are your ships. In a market that has capacity tightness, you need to be on the right ship to withstand the waves.

How Does Atlanta's I-85 Bridge Collapse Affect Truckloads?

DAT Solutions

2) Warehouses on the south side of Atlanta will be impacted the least or not at all, since their focus is on shipping to Florida. 3) Likewise, shipments west to Birmingham and northwest to Nashville won't be much impacted. The collapse of a section of a bridge section on I-85 just north of Atlanta was shocking for two reasons: No injuries were reported, and its impact on spot market truckload freight has been and probably will be muted.

How Manual Consolidation is Costing You Money – A Case Example


Well, we could ship them all individually, put two together and let the rest ride separately, put three together and ship the remaining orders individually, combine two groups of two together and let the other three ride separately. The baseline cost for the Nashville order is only $79. At last we have the final answer: Multi-stop all of the non-Tennessee orders, and ship the Tennessee orders separately—one LTL, and one FTL.

This Week in Logistics News (April 25-29, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Free’ Shipping Crowds Out Small Retailers (WSJ – sub. Simply put, Descartes is starting to focus on helping companies (especially small and mid-sized businesses) better integrate and automate their e-commerce, warehouse management and shipping processes. In short, Pitney Bowes is transforming itself into a cloud provider of software solutions across a broad spectrum of applications, including shipping, transportation management, and global trade management.