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CPG Manufacturers and the Private-Label Boom

Private-label goods, sometimes known as “store brands,” are taking the retail marketplace by storm. This shift has major implications for CPG brands, and how manufacturers respond could make all the difference.

Lessons from Underdogs: How to Level the Playing Field & Win the Logistics Game

In both the sports world and the business world, success doesn’t automatically come to those with the deepest pockets or best talent available. Companies that experience continued, repeatable success know it doesn’t just happen by chance.

Reduce Empty Miles and Everyone Wins

Empty miles are everybody’s problem, especially now that hours-of-service (HOS) limitations under the Electronic Log Mandate (ELD) can take drivers off the roads. Winning the long game requires cohesive shipping networks that limit empty miles and keep drivers rolling—while creating mutually beneficial scenarios for shippers and carriers alike.

Online Grocery Shopping is Here: Are You Ready to Compete?

Online grocery shopping is the next big boom for e-commerce. As consumers adapt to new and improved ways to shop, traditional retailers are focusing more on last-mile delivery, while manufacturers strive to become masters of the online grocery buying environment.

How to Describe Logistics to Your Family Over the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us and family gatherings in our future, we asked LoadDelivered team members to explain what it is we do each day to help you answer the inevitable question asked around the dinner table.

Season of Giving: How the Transportation Industry is Giving Back

The holiday season is upon us. This special time of year is about giving back to those in need. There are many people who will go through this holiday season without food, shelter, proper clothing, and more. Now more than ever, it is important for companies to give back, as they have the means to make real change.

West Coast Surge: More Disruption Ahead for Truckload Shipping

Go West! The West Coast “gold rush” in the truckload market is upon us, and shippers are feeling its effects. As an influx of consumer goods manufactured in Asia dock at West Coast ports and move eastward in time for the holiday season, higher-than-normal rates are typical. Let’s look at what we’ve seen so far this year.

Truck Driving and Staying Fit on the Road

Truckers spend so much time on the road that it can be difficult to get exercise in. However, experienced truckers know that exercise is possible by knowing the right exercises and creatively scheduling. There are also truck-stop gyms and in-cab workout systems cropping up nowadays that help keep truckers in shape.  

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Company News

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.

LoadDelivered Honors Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

LoadDelivered spent National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2018 honoring and celebrating the 3.5 million professional truck drivers in the United States.

LoadDelivered Named Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider for Fifth 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 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider.

CVS Names LoadDelivered a Preferred Truckload Carrier Partner

LoadDelivered, a subsidiary of Capstone Logistics, has been named a CVS Preferred Truckload Carrier – only 1 of 4 carriers to earn this designation. To earn this status, carriers must meet high service expectations set by CVS.

LoadDelivered Named a 2018 Top Green Provider by Food Logistics Magazine

Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named LoadDelivered to the Top Green Providers list for 2018.

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In the Press

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.

LoadDelivered CEO Robert Nathan Featured on Panel at Transparency18

One of the main points of focus at the Transparency18 conference was technology. LoadDelivered CEO, Robert Nathan, was featured on a panel with other industry leaders where they discussed how to navigate a tech company.

LoadDelivered Featured in Transports Topics Article on Trailer Composites

To make trailers lighter, sturdier and more thermally efficient, some trailer manufacturers are expanding their use of composite materials, which could offer the potential for a higher strength-to-weight ratio.

LoadDelivered Named as One of the Largest Privately Held Companies by Crain's

LoadDelivered was included in Crain's exclusive ranking of the largest privately held companies in the Chicago area, based on revenue.

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