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UNT 2018 Capstone Case Competition at NT Logistics

December 2018 The UNT Capstone students did not fail to impress NT Logistics with their innovative solutions this semester. In the past three years, NT Logistics has worked closely with Professor Brian Sauser and his UNT Capstone Logistics course in order to provide students with a realistic problem Read More →

 

 

UNT 2017 Capstone Case Competition at NT Logistics

May 2017 The UNT Students exceeded the expectation for the Capstone Case Study Project once again this semester!  As NT Logistics has done for the past two years, we provided the senior class with a project that resembled a realistic Supply Chain problem, which allowed them to fuse Read More →

 

 

“Safety is No Accident!”

March 2017 Jan Pope, Vice President and General Manager, Brokerage Division  Jan just recently returned from a carrier meeting in which she was asked to share details around a safety initiative.   She did such an awesome job and her topic was so well received I asked if she Read More →

 

 

2017 – The Year of Change

January 2017 Happy New Year!  2017 is officially here and we are ALREADY nearing the end of January!  Nonetheless, we are still at the beginning of 2017 and there is much anticipation and preparation for the changes this New Year will bring.  2016 was an interesting year to Read More →

 

 

NT Logistics hosts UNT Capstone Case Competition

December 2016 For the past few years we have worked with the UNT Logistics and Supply Chain Program to invest in our future logisticians.  I have to admit though, as a UNT alum myself, I have a certain bias towards this University and all its students.  Every semester, Read More →

 

 

Giving Thanks!

November 2016 Wow!  How quickly time flies!  It is hard to believe we are already nearing the beginning of 2017.  It seems like only yesterday was January 1st, 2016.  I guess the popular saying is right – “Time flies when you’re having fun.”  This past year brought many Read More →

 

 

ELD – Friend or Foe?

October 2016 Recently, a friend of mine asked me how the ELD (Electronic Logging Device) mandate will affect his private fleet of 140 trucks.  Although I knew about the new ELDs from a high level perspective, I did not know the complete functionality of this new technology.  His Read More →

 

 

Detention and Chronic Delays at the Consignee

September 2016 In our last blog, Detaining Detention: The Source of Chronic Delays, we discussed the issue of chronic delays and detention at the shipper’s loading dock and how it is causing great frustration for carriers and impacting reputations for shippers.  With the much publicized capacity shortage soon Read More →

 

 

Detaining Detention: The Source of Chronic Delays

August 2016 It is no secret that delays at both shippers and consignees is a huge issue, not only for carriers, but for shippers as well.  Initially, carriers seem to be the only ones who experience the abrupt consequences of delayed loading and unloading.  When their drivers must Read More →

 

 

The Road to Becoming a Preferred Shipper

July 2016 The transportation industry has experienced many significant changes in the past 20 years.  With tighter federal regulations and the increasing driver shortage, the need for efficiency, profitability, and capacity is at its peak!  How can we meet this need?  The circulating solution is for shippers to Read More →