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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Hazmat Trucking Services

What types of hazardous materials does US Cargo Link specialize in transporting? Our carrier partners’ […]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about FTL Shipping

What is Full Truckload (FTL) shipping, and what types of cargo are best suited for […]

Navigating E-Commerce Logistics Challenges

The age of e-commerce has transformed the way we shop and do business. With just […]

Streamlining Cross-Docking and Consolidation: How US Cargo Link Can Help You

Cross-docking and consolidation are powerful techniques in the world of logistics, offering efficiency and cost […]

What We – US Cargo Link Does to Keep Your Freight Safe

In a list of billion-dollar industries in the United States, cargo theft might not be […]

Strategies to Prepare for Trucking in Winter

Winter is knocking on the door, and for truckers, it signals the need to prepare […]

Trucking by the Numbers – A Snapshot of the American Freight Industry

When you spot a massive truck cruising down the highway, it’s easy to overlook the […]

The Revival of Intermodal Rail in American Logistics

In the ever-changing world of logistics, a noticeable shift is taking place. Recent trends indicate […]

What is order fulfillment? What It Means, How It Works, and Ways to Make It Better

Order fulfillment plays a vital role of business operations. It’s the engine that powers everything […]

What Is a Customs Bonded Warehouse and Why You Need One

Importing and exporting goods might sound like a grand international adventure, but in reality, it […]

6 Strategies for Navigating the Challenges of Peak-Season Warehousing

Peak seasons in warehousing and logistics are double-edged swords. They offer opportunities for increased profitability […]

Unveiling the Secrets of Omni Channel Supply Chains for Modern Businesses

In today’s fast-paced world, where shopping has evolved from mere in-store visits to a seamless […]

Top Concerns in the Trucking Industry: ATRI’s 2023 Report

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has recently released its 19th annual Top Industry Issues […]

Considerations for Implementing Supply Chain Automation Tools

In an era where efficiency and adaptability are the keys to success, the realm of […]

The Current State of Airfreight in North America

In the fast-paced world of logistics and supply chain management, the North American airfreight industry […]

Guide: Cross-Docking Made Simple

Introduction: In the world of logistics, finding the perfect 3PL (Third-Party Logistics) partner can be […]

Decoding Warehouse Management: To Outsource or Not?

Introduction: Warehousing can be a crucial part of your supply chain, and whether to handle […]

Strategies for Streamlining Operations and Controlling Costs

In our world today, shipping is a big deal for businesses. It’s how stuff gets […]

Diesel Prices Keep Climbing: 9th Straight Week of Increases

The national average for diesel fuel prices has been on a steady climb, marking the […]

Navigating Your Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

In today’s fast-paced logistics landscape, supply chains generate an abundance of data. Every shipment, every […]

Direct vs. Transloading: A Cross-Border Shipping Guide for Your Business

Cross-border shipping can be a complex puzzle to solve. Among the various factors to consider, […]

The 2023 Peak Season in Trucking

As we approach the peak shipping season of 2023, the trucking industry is facing a […]

Key Insights for Logistics Companies in 2023

The transportation industry, including logistics companies, is facing a dynamic and evolving landscape in 2023. […]

Mastering the Challenges of Expanding Logistics Operations in Mexico

In the midst of Mexico’s burgeoning economy, logistics companies face an array of challenges and […]

Challenges in the Surge of Foreign Direct Investments in Mexico on The US’ Supply Chain

The Mexican government recently reported a staggering 41% year-over-year increase in foreign direct investments, reaching […]

Understanding Air Freight Rates (Part 2)

In the dynamic world of international trade and logistics, air cargo plays a pivotal role [...]

Understanding Air Freight Rates (Part 1)

In the world of logistics, air freight emerges as a vital lifeline for businesses seeking [...]

Navigating the 2023 Cross-Border Trade Boom: Insights and Challenges

In 2023, we are witnessing a phenomenal era of growth in near-shoring, a trend rapidly [...]

Strategic Responses to Key Supply Chain Trends

The world of supply chain management is a dynamic landscape, constantly shaped by a multitude [...]

7 Tips for Mastering Warehouse Management

Efficient warehouse management is the key to a successful supply chain. A well-organized and optimized [...]

The Labor Dispute Resolved

In logistics, staying updated with the latest news and developments is crucial to ensuring a smooth supply chain operation.

How to Identify Your Freight Class: A Quick Guide

In logistics and transportation, there’s a critical element that affects shipping costs and strategies: freight […]

How to Choose the Right Broker for Reefer Trucking

Temperature-controlled freight, or reefer trucking, plays a crucial role in transporting goods that require precise […]

Tips for Flatbed Trucks’ Cargo Securement – Experts’ Opinions

In transportation, securing cargo for flatbed trucks goes beyond mere compliance with regulations. It requires […]

8 Strategies to Master Cross-Docking Efficiency

In this blog, we’re focusing on the art of cross docking – a critical operation […]

U.S. International Trade: Top Partners and Trends in June 2023

In an era of globalization, the United States stands at the forefront of international trade, […]

6 Ways to Lower Freight Shipping Costs

The shipping industry is evolving, and so are the strategies to optimize freight costs. Managing […]

Factors that Impact Freight Rates

In the ever-evolving world of freight shipping, understanding the intricacies of pricing and factors affecting […]

Nearshoring in Supply Chain and Logistics: A Strategic Advantage

In the constantly changing landscape of the global market, supply chain and logistics play a […]

5 Keys to Successful Supply Chain and Logistics Management

In today’s fast-paced business world, logistics management stands as a critical and complex aspect of […]

The Best and Worst States to Drive In

For logistics companies, the efficiency and ease of driving within a state can significantly impact […]

How to select the right Third-Party Logistics Partner

In today's fast-paced business world, effective supply chain management is essential for success. The complexity [...]

Navigating Logistics in Summer 2023: Overcoming Seasonal Challenges

Summer 2023 has arrived, and the logistics industry is gearing up to tackle unique challenges [...]

The Evolution of Warehousing in 2023: Meeting Modern Demands

In 2023, warehouses are going through an exciting transformation to meet the changing needs of [...]

Freight Rates Falling as Demand Slows

Slowing demand, and the stagnation of the U.S. economy, has started to reduce the cost […]

Record Breaking Congestion in U.S. Seaports Already Preparing for Peak Shipping Season

By now it should be difficult to find someone who hasn’t heard about the issues […]

Freight Demand Slowing, Leaving Trucking Boom in the Dust

The increase in demand for truck drivers created by the pandemic is starting to finally […]

Labor Disruption One of Many Potential Threats to US Supply Chain

Global Supply Chains could see even further disruption in the coming months, due in part […]

Eastern US Ports Likely Next Supply Chain Problem Point

According to American Shipper, the Eastern and Gulf Coast ports will see a traffic surge [...]

The Effects of Urbanization on the Trucking Industry

Urbanization is creating a huge disruption in the trucking industry. A lot of areas are […]

The Growth of Last Mile Delivery

The last mile delivery market is set to grow tremendously in the next few years […]

The Spread of SCaaS

Supply chain and logistics is an integral part of any business to sustain. A huge […]

Influence of Ecommerce on Supply Chain Management

Ecommerce has become such a prominent part of everyone’s day to day to life in […]

Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Post covid - there has been a huge magnitude of change that has come into [...]

2020 EOY Holidays: Thousands of Jobs Added from Warehouse and Parcel Operators

The winter holiday season is a heavily conflicted time for Americans. December combines two pillars […]

Covid-19 Vaccines Distribution: Logistics Operators Getting Ready

The whole world is anticipating getting the Covid-19 vaccines and governments around the world are […]

Hurricane Delta Left With Minimal Impact On Logistics Sector

Weather plays a major impact on logistic activity. While we cannot control the weather, the […]

How Covid 19 is Changing the E-commerce Supply Chain

How It All Starts? As people have embraced social distancing as a way to slow […]

CVSA’s Safe Driver Week: July 12 – July 18.

While overall traffic has decreased due to COVID-19, speeding and moving vehicle violations have increased […]

Air Cargo Takes a Toll After the Coronavirus Outbreak

The air cargo industry is bracing itself for the impact of measures taken to halt […]

Coronavirus Effects on Logistics

The World Health Organization has officially declared the coronavirus a global emergency due to the […]

Air Cargo 2020

The US Cargo Team would like to take an opportunity to thank The Airforwarders Association […]

IoT – Hit or miss?

As discussed in our recent blog IoT and the 4th Industrial Revolution, the transportation industry […]

IoT and the 4th Industrial Revolution

The transportation industry is the second-largest segment investing in the Industrial Internet of Things (also […]

Top 3 Logistic Trends for 2020

2020 is here and now it’s more appropriate than ever to study up on the […]

Santa Claus: The O.G. of One-Day Shipping & Master of Sustainability

Ho, ho, ho, the holidays are here!  Every year, Santa the OG one-day shipper, delivers […]

Holiday Returns to Set New Record in 2019?

‘Tis the season in more ways than one!  The holidays are upon us and it […]

Top 3 Tips to Keep up with Holiday Demands

The busiest season in logistics is undoubtedly during the holidays.  It requires a lot of […]

10 Interesting Facts about the Holiday Season

#1 December 2 is the busiest anticipated shipping day with logistic services handling an upwards […]

How to Choose Between LCL and FCL?

When shipping overseas, you have a choice between shipping a full container load (FCL) or […]

Visibility Is the Master Key to Solve Most Challenges in Logistics

Last week, we explored the 2019 study conducted by the Council of Supply Chain Management […]

Is Customer Experience Growing in its Importance in Differentiating Brands?

Recently, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) partnered up with BluJay Solutions and […]

[OPINION] Is Amazon Taking the Right Steps?

Amazon is still shaking up traditional logistics as we know it since we last spoke […]

3 Steps to Manage Uncertainty

Even though logistics is one of the world’s largest industries, it is arguably one of [...]

Top 5 Types of Warehouse Storage

When looking into warehouses to fulfill your business’s logistics needs, you need to be well […]

Top 3 Best & Worst States to be a Truck Driver

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, truck drivers make up 2.4% of nationwide […]

Customers Versus Employees: Who Is More Important?

These days it seems like more and more companies are adding “customer obsession” as part […]

The Impact of Weather and Climate on Logistics

We’re all familiar with this image. Recently, six storms whirling at once this week in […]

What’s the Difference Between Asset-Based & Non-Asset Based 3PL?

The purpose of logistics and supply chain providers are to increase overall efficiency of a […]

What’s the Difference Between Customer Experience and Customer Expectations?

We hear it all the time in meetings or in sales pitches. Every business claiming […]

Top 5 Ways to Celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!

September 8-14 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! America will be taking time to honor […]

New Study Reveals Threat of Automation Isn’t That Bad?

If you’re in the logistics industry, then you are all too familiar with the shortage […]

[PRESS RELEASE] US Cargo Link Ranks No. 805 on the 2019 Inc. 5000

NEW YORK, August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that US Cargo Link is […]

Tariffs, Simplified.

    President Trump recently announced that the United States will be implementing a 10% […]

Intermodal Transportation: The Economic Solution

With the growing shortage of truck drivers, people are now noting intermodal transportation crucial for […]

What Is Cross Docking and Why Is It so Important?

The world of logistics is always changing from advancement of technology to the shortage of […]

Advancement in Logistics: Technology vs Humans

In last week’s blog post we touched on how the advancement of technology has affected […]

What Is the Amazon Effect and How Does It Affect Logistics?

The “Amazon Effect” is a term coined in 2016.  Aptly named after the leader in […]

Welcome.

Welcome to US Cargo Link’s official blog! Before we get into it, let’s cover our […]