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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 →



UNT Logistics Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary!

May 2016 It’s amazing how quickly 20 years goes by!  As a graduate of UNT, I have always been proud of the institution.  I admire the dedication and passion this university and the faculty have for its students.  After working in the Transportation and Supply chain industry for Read More →



FSMA: It’s Official

April 2016 Well folks, the wait is over.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finally released the final Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) ruling on April 5th, 2016.  Last month, I wrote a blog about the anticipated ruling and how it might impact the food supply chain.  Read More →



Food Safety and Who Is Responsible?

March 2016 By Lynn Gravley CEO While attending the 36th annual Refrigerated Foods Association (RFA) conference earlier this month, I got to sit in on several interesting symposiums such as “DNA Fingerprinting: Friend or Foe?” and “Navigating in the Uncharted Waters of FSMA.”



UNT Students Tackle the Driver Shortage Problem.

Febuary 2016 By Lynn Gravley CEO In December, I shared some details about the University of North Texas Logistics and Supply Chain Management program and the ongoing case study project that NT Logistics sponsors (you can read more about that here. We are in the process of kicking Read More →



Signs of Progress

January 2016 By Lynn Gravley CEO As I reviewed the recent ELD mandate in the last blog, I found myself thinking about how quickly things are changing in this industry, and all that has happened since NT Logistics was founded in 1999. Originally, I got into this great Read More →



The Great Debate about the ELD Mandate

January 2016 By Lynn Gravley CEO Welcome to the New Year – 2016 is already in full swing. At the end of 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) finally released their much-anticipated final rule regarding Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). Although the agency released various rules related Read More →



Working with the Logisticians of Tomorrow

December 2015 By Lynn Gravley CEO In the past year, I have had the pleasure of collaborating with the University of North Texas Logistics and Supply Chain Management program in Denton, TX. This program is the fastest growing national collegiate logistics program for the past 8 years. The Read More →



Reflecting on 2015

December 2015 By Lynn Gravley CEO About this time every year, I make a point to stop everything, reflect on the past year, and plan for the coming year. It seems as though each year I am more and more thankful for the great customers, great carriers, and Read More →



Continued driver shortage requires creative approaches to fulfilling shipping needs

November 2015 By Lynn Gravley CEO Goodness how things have changed since that 18 year old farm boy followed the grain truck up to the driver’s license office in order to get his commercial driver’s license, which eventually became a CDL. In 1980 the requirements to drive a truck Read More →