Case Study: MayerSeedLine

September 24th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

The Client MayerSeedLine is a wholesale seed brokerage firm that specializes in seed corn, wheat and sunflower seeds. In addition to brokering existing inventory and arranging domestic, international and contra-season production for its customers, the company mediates transactions between its buyers and sellers by handling negotiations, writing contracts, scheduling samples, managing quality control, organizing shipments […]

Have You Thanked A Truck Driver Today?

September 12th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

We have – It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! The Agforce team appreciates its truck drivers more than we can express every week, but we love having the opportunity to thank them officially and publicly once a year. This year, we’re visiting some of our local carriers bearing gifts as a thanks for everything they […]

Case Study: Thurston, Inc.

August 5th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

The Client “I didn’t realize how easy it could be. Night and day difference,” raved Amanda with Thurston, Inc., a leading hybrid seed brokerage, while speaking of the difference in their freight shipping from one year to the next. And she gives full credit for the change to Ingrid.  You see, Ingrid is one of […]

Sip, Sip, Hooray! Agforce and Fastbreak Collaborate on Warehouse Expansion

August 5th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

Agforce has doubled down on its longstanding partnership with Fastbreak Consolidators, Inc, the leader in Northern California wine consolidation, to increase warehouse space by 10,000 square feet. This extra space, plus investments in additional drivers and tracking technology, means we can pass our unique experience and understanding along to more customers who need us.  “This […]

Predicting 2019 Trucking Spot Rates

July 17th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

Our experts weigh in on what you can expect for the rest of the year. Last month, FreightWaves, the first organization to develop a futures market based on U.S. trucking spot rates, took four models forecasting trucking spot rates for the rest of the year, and compared them against each other to predict pricing for […]

Have Lunch On Me, KC!

June 24th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

Did you know that 15.6 million U.S. households were food insecure at some time during 2016? Or that 17.2% of the population in Jackson County, Missouri, is food-insecure? That’s about 117,270 individuals right in our own backyard. Agforce delivers food and beverage shipments coast-to-coast every day of the year, but we wanted to make sure […]

We’re One of KC’s Top 10 Small Businesses

June 18th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

Every year, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Small Business Celebration, a series of events that support and celebrate the Kansas City small business community. The Celebration then results in a highly competitive selection of Top 10 Small Businesses. In 2019, Agforce Transport Services was one of the Top 10! “I am […]

Case Study: Major Brands

June 4th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

The Client Major Brands is a leading Missouri distributor of premium spirits, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages, and the largest distributor that remains Missouri-owned and operated. With offices in St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia and Cape Girardeau, Major Brands employs more than 600 people and serves more than 9,000 retail customers throughout the state. […]

The Experience Makes a Difference

May 15th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

Great customer experience. It’s a hot topic right now across many industries, including transportation. But, how do you know you are getting the best experience? It may be a gut feeling, intuition, but let’s see if we can pinpoint some checklist items for a strategic evaluation. And, while we’re at it, let’s tackle why experience […]

Diversification: Optimize Your Supply Chain

March 19th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

Diversification [dih-vur-suh-fi-key-shuh] noun: the act or practice of manufacturing a variety of products, investing in a variety of securities, selling a variety of merchandise, etc., so that a failure in or an economic slump affecting one of them will not be disastrous. The economic slump referred to in the definition of diversification translates to supply […]