Considering Contract Intermodal Transportation through 2020

June 15th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

Back in January, Brett Eckinger, Director of Sales at Agforce, predicted that intermodal transport would be a good option for many of our clients’ shipping needs in 2020. “We’ll see intermodal getting healthier,” he said. “I think we’ll be able to utilize it a bit more in order to deliver customers’ goods more efficiently.” And […]

Kudos to our Carrier Partners

June 15th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

How trustworthy would a logistics provider be if it couldn’t trust its carrier partners? Not very. When you see how closely Agforce partners with clients, you can trust, too, that we partner just as closely with our carriers. “Historically, the relationship between brokers and carriers has been rocky,” says Mike Tuley, Director of Logistics and […]

COVID-19 Effects on LTL Transportation

April 24th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

The effects of COVID-19 have been felt across the board in transportation and the changes it brings to customers and shippers is having a widespread impact. There have been some recent and significant changes within the domestic LTL sector, a few we cover below. Suspending reimbursement payments for failed guaranteed or time critical shipments Several […]

Truck Drivers: Heroes on the Front Lines of the Fight Against COVID-19

March 30th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

Is your local grocery store out of toilet paper? You can blame your neighbors for hoarding it, not the supply chain for running low. Production facilities around America are still churning out product, and America’s truck drivers are driving full-time (and then some) to deliver the essentials from coast to coast … potentially risking their […]

Monitoring the Effects of Coronavirus on Transportation and Logistics

March 13th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

To be honest, we’ve been meaning to write and publish this article for more than a week now. But with every passing day, we thought maybe the time wasn’t yet right. There was so much information still flowing in, so much news to analyze. How COVID-19 is affecting individuals, society and the economy changes hour […]

Trucking Outlook 2020: Trade Deals, Tariffs and Tech (Oh, My!)

January 30th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

At this point, making predictions for the trucking market feels almost like playing roulette. In an industry that’s widely understood to be quickly cyclical and dependent on quite literally dozens of factors, it’s almost anyone’s guess how the market will fare even a few months from now. 2018 will be remembered for having two of […]

Even better tracking and tracing of your shipments, now at your fingertips.

January 29th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

Our people make the biggest difference in your experience. Whether you’ve been a customer for years or you’re just starting to work with us, you know that. From the second you connect with Agforce, the human element of our business is obvious. We’re there when you need us, to talk you through the logistics of […]

It’s now tougher for truckers to get the all-clear, thanks to the Clearinghouse.

January 28th, 2020 / 0 Comments / by

“We have a huge drug abuse problem in the trucking industry, and should actually purge an estimated 300,000 commercial drivers to clean it up,” says Lane Kidd, Managing Director of the Trucking Alliance. “No wonder truck accidents are on the rise.” Sobering estimate, huh?  Enter the US DOT Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Earlier this month, […]

Jingle the Bells: Agforce is in the Holiday Spirit

November 26th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

The holidays are a perfect time to get involved in your community, donate your time and give charitably. At Agforce, we’re certainly in the holiday spirit! But not just because it’s the holiday season. We love giving back all year long, and make sure to prioritize community involvement no matter what the weather.  As we […]

Four Ways “the Amazon Effect” Changed Holiday Shopping and Year-Round Shipping

November 26th, 2019 / 0 Comments / by

It wasn’t too long ago that shopping online seemed somehow untrustworthy … like the most likely outcome of an online purchase was a compromised credit card number and eventual delivery of a laughably sub-par product. Then along came Amazon. It went from used book reseller to retail giant with a monopoly over most everything we […]