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4 Simple Strategies to Help Shippers Navigate High Fuels Costs

By Rose Panik | February 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

Diesel prices have increased for 7 consecutive weeks, with the DOE/EIA price at $4.055 a gallon. According to Freightwaves, “the latest DOE/EIA price now puts the diesel number at a level last seen March 11, 2013.” With the ever-increasing cost of diesel, what can shippers do to help minimize the fuel costs added to their […]

Meet Our Team – Jay S.

By Rose Panik | February 23, 2022 | 0 Comments

Favorite food: Macaroni-N-Cheese Favorite sports team: Florida Gators First car: 1996 Mitsu Eclipse Favorite place you’ve traveled to: Mykonos Islands, Greece Pets: 2 cats – Luna and Pumpkin 1 dog – Moe What you like about working in logistics: The pressure is always on – I respond at a pace when the pressure is on.  I’m not an astronaut or anything, […]

Announcing Taryn’s Promotion

By Rose Panik | February 10, 2022 | 0 Comments

We are excited to announce that Taryn has been promoted to the Senior Account Manager position! She will manage and lead her own logistics team to provide our customers with outstanding service. Taryn has excelled at both of her roles ever since joining the company in December of 2019. She was initially hired as a Load […]

Meet Our Team – Taryn M.

By Rose Panik | January 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

Favorite food: Sushi Favorite sports team: Detroit Red Wings First car: ’99 Lumina Favorite place you’ve traveled to: Grenada Pets: 1 dog – a German Shepard named Luna. What you like about working in logistics: I like that every day within the industry brings new challenges our team gets to come together and solve.

Strong Retail Sales Increase Dry Van Demand Well into 2022

By Rose Panik | January 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

“Strong retail sales continue to fuel demand for dry van carriers. That trend looks set to continue well into 2022. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), retail sales during 2021’s November-December holiday season grew 14.1% year over year to $886.7 billion, exceeding forecasts and setting a new record in the process. That’s also more […]

How Can Shippers Avoid Overpaying for Transportation in 2022?

By Rose Panik | January 24, 2022 | 0 Comments

In Q4 of last year, the trucking industry experienced restrained capacity and higher shipping costs. According to Transport Topics, “the national average spot rate for van freight was 54 cents per mile higher than a year ago, up to $3 per mile.” With these challenges pressing forward into 2022, how can shippers go about reducing […]

Meet Our Team – Ron C.

By Rose Panik | December 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

Favorite food: Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Favorite sports team: Chicago Bears First car: ’73 Pontiac Firebird Favorite place you’ve traveled to: Grand Canyon What you like about working in logistics: I like the fast paced environment, and that each day is unique: having to use creativity, imagination and calculus (no, … simple math rather) to help create all the right […]

Meet Our Team – Anne B.

By Rose Panik | November 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Favorite food: Dessert Favorite sports team:  NFL=Baltimore Ravens/Buffalo Bills MLB=Baltimore Orioles NHL = Buffalo Sabres College = Syracuse  First car: Pontiac Bonneville Favorite place you’ve traveled to: Cape Town South Africa Pets:  2 Cats Londyn & SeyBal (AKA She-Eee Key-Eee) Additional feline tenants are Cow Cow Kitty & Finnagain Beginagain – The GigantiCats) 1 Dog Jolly & One […]

4 Ways Route is Doing Good this Giving Tuesday

By Rose Panik | November 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. Route is giving back this month by sponsoring 4 non-profits and organizations that help […]

How Shippers Can Manage Peak Season Disruptions

By Rose Panik | November 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

There’s no denying that the past 2 years have been difficult for the transportation industry. With ever-increasing spot market rates and shortage of truck drivers, markets are becoming more tough to navigate. So how do shippers find solutions that will turn peak season challenges into growth? Here are 3 solid ways shippers can navigate through […]

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