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Self-Driving Trucks: The Race Is on! But Are You Ready?

The race to put self-driving trucks onto public roads is heating up — are you prepared for its impact on transportation logistics? We’ve all heard of Otto, which completed the world’s first commercial shipment by a self-driving truck only a few months after being acquired by Uber for $680 million last year. The fully loaded …

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Transportation Managers: Carrier Qualification Is Wasting Your Time

How much time are you spending qualifying carriers? Managing your own transportation department? How much time are you spending on carrier qualification? We’re betting the answer is too much. It’s understandable when you consider how many pieces of the puzzle you need to track and measure: Training and licensing requirements for new drivers. Strict and …

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Equipment and Materials Manufacturers: Prepare to Capitalize on the $1 Trillion Infrastructure Investment

As money pours into infrastructure updates, equipment and materials manufacturers should ensure they’re running a tight ship. President Trump has begun to deliver on his campaign promise to heavily fund the repair and restoration of the aging network of U.S. bridges, waterways, and roads. His $1 trillion infrastructure investment is now well underway with the …

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3 Questions to Ask a Non-Asset-Based 3PL Before Committing

If you’re impressed with a non-asset-based 3PL’s network, people, and technologies, it’s a good foundation to take things to the next level. You’ve done some research and think you have found a few good options for a non-asset-based 3PL provider. Congratulations! It’s no small task to wade through the many different choices. Although it might …

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The Future of LTL Trucking – A Glimpse into 2017

With the new year approaching, plenty of changes are anticipated throughout the transportation industry. Next year, capacity, inventory, and shipping rates are expected to impact the less-than-truckload (LTL) sector and slow growth for 2017. The Pressures of Capacity Crunch The economy’s slow growth puts pressure on carrier fleets. When capacity was stretched in 2014, fleets …

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Transportation Trends – A Glimpse into 2017

With new innovations, regulations, and shifts in the economy, carriers are constantly adapting in response to changes in the industry. Here are some trends to anticipate rolling into 2017. Upcoming Emissions Regulations Though Phase 2 of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and EPA truck emissions regulations aren’t scheduled until 2018, carriers are already preparing …

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‘Tis the Season for Shipping: An Outlook for 2016 Holidays

Whether completing holiday shopping early or adding a last minute present under the tree, consumers shop in a frenzy during winter months. Instead of fighting to survive Black Friday crowds and chaos to fill their shopping carts, more and more consumers are filling their online carts instead, finishing their holiday shopping with internet purchases. In …

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BEL Getting Media Attention

BOSS Engineered Logistics (BEL) is getting attention from the media. Last week, Bennett International Group announced the creation of BEL to satisfy a customer need for more neutral third-party logistics solutions. The announcement was picked up by American Shipper and DC Velocity magazines. Check out the media coverage: American Shipper/November 11, 2016 – Bennett International …

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Bennett International Group Announces New Transportation Logistics Company – BOSS Engineered Logistics

McDonough, Georgia  (November 10, 2016) – Bennett International Group, LLC (Bennett) today announced an independent business venture – the creation of BOSS Engineered Logistics, LLC (BEL), a non-asset-based transportation logistics firm. BEL was formed after a customer need was identified by Bennett’s specialized and heavy haul business, Bennett Motor Express, LLC for Bennett to be …

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A Message from BEL President Jim Handoush: “Our Passionate People Differentiate Us.”

As you know, the transportation industry is a competitive environment where companies are constantly trying to find ways to differentiate themselves. I want to share a little about BOSS Engineered Logistics (BEL) and why customers choose us over other vendors. BEL is a non-asset based transportation logistics provider empowered to deliver high quality neutral third-party …

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