Liz Lasater, Author at Red Arrow Logistics Transportation and Freight Forwarding
Best Ways to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Freight Shipping | red Arrow Logistics
The reliance on fossil fuels to power trucks, trains, vessels, and aircraft in the transportation issue has a decided impact on emissions. The International Energy Agency estimates that transportation was responsible for 8.26 gigatons, or 26% of CO2 emissions worldwide in 2018. In the U.S., passenger and freight transportation contributed 28% of the total greenhouse […]
The market for temperature-controlled transportation has grown substantially in the last few years. And cold chain logistics is projected to grow even more to $647.47 billion by 2028.  Cold chain has grown this much because of the benefits it offers for certain products as it maintains a temperature range throughout the shipping process, making it […]
The truckload market in the U.S. can best be described as fragmented, massive, and constantly changing. With low barriers to entry, this is an industry with many companies. While the industry generates over $875 billion in annual gross revenue, truckload rates, and carrier capacity are rarely aligned, which can make it difficult to navigate. The […]
How Drayage Affects Supply Chains | Red Arrow Logistics
Freight shipping is quite complex. In order to get a shipment from origin to destination quickly, there are often several phases involved in the process. Drayage is a mode of transportation in freight shipping that provides the link in multimodal transportation. It is an essential step in the supply chain because it is the only […]
How 3PL’s Provide Value for Construction Companies | Red Arrow Logistics
Like many other industries, the construction industry has been subject to pricing volatility and bottlenecks over the last few years and it is even more difficult than ever to stay on top of everything that is necessary for running a successful construction company. With another uncertain year ahead, an increasing amount of construction companies are […]
Why You Should Outsource Your LTL Shipping to a 3PL | Red Arrow Logistics
Freight is more than just a truck and a rate: success in logistics requires an understanding of the freight market to be able to optimize performance. Outsourcing logistics services like LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) shipping to a 3PL lets trusted logistics professionals share their expertise while allowing you to concentrate on your business. Who’s Using 3PL’s for […]
Reverse Logistics - The Price of Online Returns
Growth in e-commerce retail sales has been a result of its convenience for consumers, product selection, and prices. Unlike in brick-and-mortar stores however, consumers cannot evaluate products before they purchase them in person. This leads to a large number of returns for items that were purchased online but did not meet consumers’ expectations for a […]
Aerospace Supply Chain Risk in the U.S. is on the Rise | Red Arrow Logistics
A global supply chain enables businesses to get items easier and at a lower cost, however, it does create some risk for a company. Global supply chains are vulnerable to events such as natural disasters, political unrest, and war. These types of events lead to uncertainty in markets and can have consequences on supply chains. […]
8 Important Supply Chain Trends for 2023 | Red Arrow Logistics
As the year comes to a close, many in the logistics industry are looking forward to a less tumultuous new year. The challenges faced by supply chain managers and logistics managers are a result of a rapidly changing industry with many technological advancements. Staying on top of the following supply chain trends will help you […]