On Saturday August 28, 2021, Atech Logistics received the highest award for fleet safety presented by the California Trucking Association. Atech took top honors with a first-place award for outstanding achievement in safety.
Logistics has been a vital part of the success of many businesses throughout human history. The concept known as Seven Rs is one with which every logistics professional should be familiar. It lays out a few key pointers for achieving great results in any logistics and transportation company.
In the past year and a half, globalization and global market trends have become more apparent than ever. With resource shortages causing mass delays in shipments, it’s almost impossible to deny that global trends are making a more significant mark than ever before.
Over the last year and a half, the world has seen a volatile market. Perhaps the most heavily impacted market is the logistics and transportation community that faced layoffs, personnel shortages, transportation problems, and a shortage of resources, just to name a few issues.
There are distractions everywhere. Whether you’re watching tv and distracted by your phone or driving in heavy traffic, switching the radio station, messing with your GPS, or looking at billboards, there are plenty of things that can take a driver’s eyes off the road. But how does distracted driving impact the supply chain?
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a rise in shipping resource shortages has been seen across the logistics industry. These shortages started around January 2020 and have persisted more than a year later. Shipping Container Shortages When companies check databases for standard size 40’ shipping containers and even smaller 20’ containers, the computers often […]
With 68% of freight in the U.S. getting moved across highways, the current truck driver shortage is a huge problem. For the past decade, we have seen a decrease in truck drivers and increased demand for shipped goods. What’s causing the shortage of drivers? There are multiple reasons contributing to the driver shortage. First, according […]
Over the last 18 months, few industries have not felt a shock from the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of location or industry, the whole world is in this together. So it comes as no surprise that the logistics and transportation industry has seen its fair share of challenges. From layoffs to businesses shutting down and higher […]
In today’s world, instant gratification is a must. For consumers, that means online shopping, instant payment methods, constant tracking, and quick shipping. It really is that simple, at least on the users’ side. But with the shift in recent years to instantly fulfilling orders, logistics and transportation companies have been challenged with keeping up with […]
In today’s world, customers expect instant gratification. That means packages and supplies are expected to arrive as soon as possible. With businesses like Amazon offering one-hour delivery in some cities, companies are under pressure to keep up with demand and competitors. With this heightened customer expectations and the instant gratification mindset, logistics and transportation are […]