Monthly Archives: August 2013

Carter Logistics Acquires company to expand services in Mexico

Posted: August 27, 2013

Carter Logistics recently acquired Hitachi Sistema De Transporte Mexico SA DE CV (or TSX as it is commonly referred to) and have now expanded our capabilities to now offer intra-Mexico transportation. The acquisition allows us to fully utilize our contracts with over 20 quality Mexican carriers and provide streamlined billing for all intra-Mexico shipments. Continue reading

Inventory Control: Keeping the Balls in the Air

Posted: August 19, 2013

We love the thrill of it!  The juggler starts simply by managing two balls; tossing one at a time, using the classic “x” pattern.  Then he or she adds a third, then a fourth, maybe more, and may add some other degree of difficulty into the routine.  We can feel our pulse quicken with each addition of an element wondering if or when one of those balls will come crashing to the floor ruining the … Continue reading

Carter Logistics Collects Over 5,000 Items/3,826 pounds of food for Hitachi Food Drive

Posted: August 5, 2013

The Carter family came together over the last  three and a half weeks to collect a total of 5407 pieces of donated food!  This equates to 3,826 pounds of food for families in need. Coordinated by intern, David Crull, office and terminal teams competed against each other for number of items donated during the event.  The enthusiasm and generosity from the different teams was outstanding. Carter is grateful for everyone who participated, exhibiting exceptional teamwork … Continue reading

Transportation Routes: Point to Point is Easy

Posted: August 5, 2013

Do you have someone in your life that is directionally challenged?  It seems like every group has at least one person who couldn’t navigate themselves out of their bedroom.  They may call you in a panic unable to find a given location, even if they had been there the day before. One person may use an online map.  Another may use a GPS.  Yet another may use both and get lost when the two sources … Continue reading