Carter Express Driver Receives Master Truck Driver Award

Posted: January 10, 2017

  Muriel Summerville strolled into our Corporate Office today thinking he had an appointment with our Safety Department. Unbeknownst to him, he was being honored with a pretigious award that less than 2% of the nation’s truck drivers are qualified to receive … The Master Truck Driver Award. The Master Truck Driver program recognizes our industry’s top drivers who have compiled a career record of excellence through professionalism and service. To be certified, a nominated … Continue reading

Women in Logistics

Posted: November 15, 2016

Women Can Provide Unique Value to Logistics & Supply Chain Management It is no secret that women have experienced inequality in the workplace—from differences in pay, to advancement opportunities, to overall treatment. While women have made positive strides in the fight for equality, gender disparity still exists in many prominent industries, including Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Demanding equality seems easy in theory, but has proven difficult to execute for a plethora of reasons.  A … Continue reading

How Politics Affect Your Bottom Line

Posted: September 1, 2016

Politics are dominating the national conversation in anticipation of the upcoming election, and while opinions are being offered at a discount, the fact of the matter is that political decisions will affect costs in manufacturing, shipping, and receiving. What should companies consider? There are several sectors that will be affected by major policy changes; for instance, oil prices will spike and dip, just as they always have and fears and complications due to terrorist threats … Continue reading

4 Ways to Create an Efficient Transportation Budget in 2017

Posted: August 10, 2016

  We have enjoyed low gas prices this summer, but what will the price of oil be in 2017?  This is just one factor that presents a challenge when planning future transportation budgets.  The complex factors impacting your transportation budget may fluctuate unexpectedly, at times even from day to day. Oil prices, labor rates, and even traffic can affect your budget tremendously.  To some extent, the factors that impact transportation budgets are out of your … Continue reading

Carter Logistics Sponsors 2016 United Way Truck Pull

Posted: August 8, 2016

Carter Logistics is happy to have the opportunity again this year to be the presenting sponsor for the annual United Way Human Truck Pull. This year’s truck pull will benefit thousands of individuals and families across Madison County by supporting programs that will help them thrive. Teams (10-person men’s teams and 12-person co-ed teams) will pull a 17,000 lb. semi with a 53-foot trailer as fast as they can across the 125-foot course.  Prizes (and bragging … Continue reading

Small to Mid-Sized Companies Benefit with Carter Logistics

Posted: July 18, 2016

Supply chain management is a complex, innovative industry, and Carter Logistics drives the solutions that can help companies succeed. Small to mid-sized companies face unique logistics challenges. A small company may excel at manufacturing a competitive product, but not have the resources to manage distribution efficiently. Salespeople may coordinate expedited shipments without realizing that the final shipping and resource costs have made the sale unprofitable. Additionally, errors in distribution or delivery can easily get lost … Continue reading

Carter’s Richard DeBoer Featured in Transport Topics

Posted: July 14, 2016

  Transport Topics regularly features an opinion piece about relevant topics from leading industry experts.  In his opinion piece, Carter Logistics Executive Vice President, Richard DeBoer, discusses common challenges for Intra-Mexico supply chains and how the logistics industry may be impact by economic and political climates.   Read Article Here   © Transport Topics, American Trucking Associations Inc.

The Value of a Fully Integrated, Digital Supply Chain

Posted: June 9, 2016

    According to the Manufacturing Report on Business from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) manufacturing grew in both March and April. Growth in manufacturing will inevitably lead to positive results in other segments of the economy and industry experts report changes in technology may have a significant impact on the logistics industry.

Three Reasons to Choose a Full-Service Logistics Provider

Posted: May 25, 2016

Making a choice about outsourcing logistics can be intimidating for companies of every size. Using transportation brokers or contracting warehousing space directly offers some short-term benefits, but these are limited and they lack the added value required to help companies stay competitive in the current market. Continue reading

Richard Kenney Joins Carter Logistics, LLC as Sales Manager

Posted: April 7, 2016

  Carter Logistics is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Kenney as Sales Manager responsible for the Ohio and northeast region. Richard has over 30 years of combined experience in transportation and logistics sales. His significant experience in all aspects of the logistics field from single truckload and less-than-truckload shipments to total supply chain management on an international level will allow him to successfully match customers to the right set of Carter’s diverse services. Richard … Continue reading

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