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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 […]

Katya’s U.S. Citizenship!

By Rose Panik | November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Katya, the Billing and AP Specialist in our accounting department, has officially been granted U.S. citizenship! Katya was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She came to Bradenton, Florida in 2002, with her family (husband and two small children). They became Permanent Residents (Green Card holders) and now they are transitioning into becoming American Citizens.  Katya’s Naturalization […]

Halloween Desk Decorating Contest!

By Rose Panik | October 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s getting spooky here at Route! Our desk decorating contest is in full swing, and we’ve got some awesome contenders. The winners for our contest were:   1st Place: Lisa W. 2nd Place: Anne B. Third Place: Matt H. The other awesome contenders:

Route 10-Year Anniversary Boat Tour!

By Rose Panik | October 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Route turned 10 this September!! ??? So what did we do? We rented out the entire top level of the Marina Jack II boat to celebrate our company anniversary in style! The boat tour included delicious appetizers, an open bar, spectacular buffet, and live music from one of the most talented local musicians: Ryan Judy! […]

Route Q3 Birthday Celebration!

By Rose Panik | September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Can you believe that Q3 is almost over? Time seems to fly when you’re having fun – especially during our quarterly birthday celebrations! We celebrate birthdays the fun way here at Route – with cake, beer, and rounds of Bingo! The winners of each Bingo round get to choose a mystery present. The presents up […]

Anne’s 2019 Carrier Go-Sees!

By Rose Panik | August 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Our Account Sales Rep, Anne, visited several carriers this past week in Milwaukee & Chicago! She had the pleasure of meeting many owners and drivers who haul with us regularly, and gave out some awesome Route swag.  We are looking forward to visiting many more of our great carriers in the near future! If you […]

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