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The Carrier Cash Flow Problem: Can Technology Help?

Trucking companies have struggled in 2019, primarily from pricing pressure on shipping rates. Salvation may come from technologies that reduce costs, mitigate risk, streamline operations, and differentiate small carriers from their larger, cash-flowing competition.

2019 National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: How We Thanked Drivers

Can you imagine a world without truck drivers? Within days, stores would run out of food, hospitals would run out of medical supplies, ATMs would run out of cash, and the economy would begin to crumble. Many of us don’t often think about just how essential a truck driver’s work is to our daily lives.

What’s Behind All the Trucking Company Closures?

2019 has been a tough year for the trucking industry. More than 2,500 truck drivers have lost their jobs in what some are calling a “bloodbath,” primarily affecting smaller companies and owner operators. Pricing pressure is largely to blame, but the underlying cause is less straightforward.

3 Ways to Mitigate the Rising Costs of Last Mile Delivery

E-commerce orders continue to grow year over year, which means retailers and their logistics partners must prioritize speedy, last mile fulfillment to compete with the biggest players.

The 2019 ELD Deadline That No One is Talking About

Preparing for the Electronic Log Mandate (ELD) seemed all-consuming for the freight transportation industry throughout 2017 and early 2018. Today, another ELD deadline approaches, but it’s not well publicized. And this one could cause a major strain on capacity.

Women in Trucking: A Change For The Better

Trucking remains one of the most male-dominated industries today. It's time for the industry to band together and address all issues keeping women from behind the wheel.

2019 Roadcheck is Almost Here: What to Expect

It’s time for another inspection blitz. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s International Roadcheck—sometimes referred to as DOT week—will take place June 4-6 this year.

Reverse Logistics by the Numbers

E-commerce returns are at an all-time high. The surge in online shopping, combined with increasingly generous return policies, is making reverse logistics a key issue for retailers.

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Company News

LoadDelivered Receives EcoVadis Silver Rating for Corporate Social Responsibility

LoadDelivered, the freight management division of Capstone Logistics, has been awarded an EcoVadis silver rating for corporate social responsibility (CSR).

LoadDelivered Named to Inc. 5000 and Food Logistics Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers Lists

LoadDelivered announced today that it was named to Inc. Magazine’s 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private U.S. Companies as well as the Food Logistics list of Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers.

LoadDelivered Named to Food Logistics’ Top Green Providers List for 2019

LoadDelivered announced today its inclusion on Food Logistics' Top Green Providers list for 2019. This is the second consecutive year the company has made the list.

LoadDelivered Named a 2019 Top 50 Freight Brokerage Firm by Transport Topics Magazine

LoadDelivered announced today its selection by Transport Topics as a 2019 Top Freight Brokerage Firm. This is the third consecutive year the company has been recognized for this award.

LoadDelivered Named 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers for Third Time by Food Logistics Magazine

LoadDelivered, a leading food and beverage specialized third-party logistics (3PL) firm headquartered in Chicago, announced today its selection by Food Logistics as a 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Provider.

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In the Press

LoadDelivered Named a Top Transportation Manager/Freight Broker by Armstrong & Associates

Armstrong and Associates’ presents their 2019 Top 100 Domestic Transportation Managers/Freight Brokers List .

Robert Nathan Featured in Forbes Article on Real-Time Visibility

Robert Nathan, co-founder of LoadDelivered and Chief Supply Chain Officer at Capstone Logistics, talked about logistics trends including real-time shipment visibility at the BluJay Solutions Soar conference.

LoadDelivered Listed as a Top 10 Freight Broker by TruckersReport

Freight brokers continue to be a major piece of the puzzle when it comes to keeping a truck loaded and running paid miles.

LoadDelivered CEO Featured in Crain's Custom Media Logistics Roundtable

Crain's Custom Media checked with executives of four third-party logistics firms, each with a presence in Chicago, for their thoughts about this fast-growing industry, including the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

LoadDelivered Featured in JOC Article on High-Tech Logistics in Chicago

Chicago draws logistics business like Hollywood draws actors, or a lamp draws moths. The city is a high-tech logistics hothouse.

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