Categories for Logistics

How Do I Calculate Heavy Equipment Shipping Costs

October 28, 2020

What is Heavy Equipment Shipping? When oversized and bulky construction equipment needs transporting, companies must rely on various trailers to do the job, depending on its need. The heavy equipment required depends on the trailers used. For example, if a company such as Osage needs to transport equipment to a site within the United States such as excavators, forklifts, cranes, bulldozers, trucks, mining equipment, tractors, travel trailers, RV’s, semi-trucks, ambulances, Earthmovers, and more they utilize the best trailer available. Transport companies are responsible for the following: Arranging the specialized trucks and trailers to move heavy equipment needed by other companies... View Article

What is a Logistics Company & How Does it Help My Business?

January 29, 2020

In its broadest sense, logistics is comprised of managing the flow of materials between a specific point of origin and all those points of distribution or consumption that are necessary to meet customer demand. The management of logistics generally includes such resources as equipment, supplies, materials, and several other items that are considered “consumable.” The activities involved with coordination typically include material handling, production, inventory, packaging, the flow of information, transportation between points, warehousing, and security for all of the goods involved. Coordination is one major component of supply chain administration, which is responsible for the overall flow and storage... View Article

Benefits of LTL Shipping in Denver, CO

June 13, 2019

One of the most complicated aspects of running a business is facilitating logistics. You need to get your shipments from point A to point B as quickly as possible while maintaining a reasonable profit margin. Unfortunately, some products are difficult to ship in a way that is efficient and affordable. For businesses that don’t have enough products to fill an entire truck or trailer, LTL shipping in Denver, CO offers a good alternative solution. What is LTL shipping? Before you can determine whether LTL shipping is the right option for your transportation needs, it’s important to understand exactly what it... View Article

Carrier Spotlight: Admiral Merchants

February 12, 2019

Every now and then we like to give a shout out to some of the best logistics and transportation companies in the area that go above and beyond in the services they provide to their clients. Today we’re happy to profile Admiral Merchants, an outstanding logistics and trucking company in Denver, CO. A long history of high-quality service Admiral Merchants was born out of the integration of three old-line trucking firms in the 1960s. At the time, Bob Short, a Minneapolis-based transportation guru as well as an entrepreneur in the area of real estate and pro sports, purchased Merchants Motor... View Article

Colorado’s Chain Laws Are Now in Effect

October 11, 2017

With fall officially here and winter fast approaching, there are a lot of important regulations that are becoming more and more pertinent as road conditions become more hazardous. In Colorado, we expect a healthy amount of snow every year, and while this is great for skiing and playing in, it makes for some treacherous driving conditions. Snow and ice can greatly inhibit traction on the road, and sometimes they make it impossible for drivers to maintain control of their vehicle while driving. Because of conditions like these, accidents and collisions are all too common during the winter months, and they... View Article

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