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How Freight Brokers/3PLs Can Help Companies Reduce Supply Chain Interruptions

By Rose Panik | April 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Right now, many companies are focused on reducing interruptions and costs to keep their supply chains moving. Here are 3 ways freight brokers/3PL companies can help. 1. Improving Visibility Visibility is so important when it comes to moving freight and keeping the supply chain flowing. One of primary values of a freight broker’s service is […]

COVID-19 Updates – Our Continued Support

By Rose Panik | March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Update 8/12/20: Right now, the need for Food Banks and food stability in America is greater than ever. According to Feeding America, “From the beginning of March through the end of June, food banks nationwide distributed more than 1.9 billion meals to people facing hunger in the United States. In March alone, food banks gave […]

How to Deal with Stress in Logistics

By Rose Panik | March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Stress is something we all have to deal with from time to time. Due to the fast-paced nature of the transportation industry, working in logistics can bring on more stress than the average profession. Below are 8 techniques that you can use to help relieve stress – shared directly from our team here at Route: […]

3 Reasons Why Shippers Should Work With More 3PL Companies

By Rose Panik | February 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

1. Better Rates One of the easiest ways to save on shipping freight is to work with a new 3PL company. Many freight brokers, in order to earn a shipper’s business for the first time, will present very competitive rates. Working with a new 3PL is an excellent way for the shipper to save their […]

What it Takes to Haul With Route

By Rose Panik | February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Here at Route, we are always looking for great carriers to build long-term relationships with. We want to align with companies that share our values of dedication, transparency, innovation, trust, and reliability. Working consistently with carriers that we have vetted and trust also decreases the likelihood that shipping issues will occur. When it comes to […]

Choosing the Right 3PL for Your Freight Visibility and Tracking Needs

By Rose Panik | January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

When choosing a 3rd party logistics company, you probably want to know where your freight is throughout the shipping process. Your customers are expecting a timely delivery of their order, and meeting their expectations is imperative for the growth of your company. A great 3PL can help to cut shipping costs, boost sales, and deliver […]

Manufacturing Industry: On the Cusp of Recovery?

By Rose Panik | January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

2019 was undoubtedly a recession for manufacturing, with the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing index falling to 47.8% in September – the lowest since 2009. The ISM remained below 50% (breakeven level) from August 2019 until the end of the year. Many manufacturing companies saw a reduction in sales orders and decreased demand for […]

Shippers: How to Save Money on Volume and Large Partials

By Rose Panik | January 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Route Transportation has found a real niche in the volume/large partials segment. We define large partials (also referred to as volume partials) as 4 – 16 skids or any shipment over 5,000 lbs. Common carriers excel at LTL shipments of 1 – 3 pallets. This is because they are looking for as many small shipments […]

Route 2019 Holiday Party!

By Rose Panik | December 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Annual Holiday Party is one of our favorite ways to celebrate and thank our team for their hard work throughout the year! This year, we had an Ugly Sweater Contest, a White Elephant Gift Exchange, and phenomenal Italian food catered by Rocco’s Pizza Pasta Grill. Anne (on the left) won 3rd place, and Erica […]

Route Q4 Birthday Celebration!

By Rose Panik | December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Quarter 4 birthday celebration may be the last celebration of the year, but it is certainly not the least!  Every quarter, we celebrate our team’s birthdays with 6 rounds of intense bingo, cake, beer, and White Claw! It has become a favorite Route tradition! Here are this quarters bingo winners: (They got some pretty sweet […]

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