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Great Foods to try in Phoenix

By now, I am sure you have all registered for the CLDA Final Mile Forum and Expo, May 8th to the 10th at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass.  So now it is time to start imagining all the fun things that you can do while you are here in Arizona. That, of course,…

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Gearing up for the CLDA Annual Event

Hello my CLDA and Industry colleagues, With the new year well underway, I’m looking forward to the premier event of our industry – the CLDA Final Mile Forum and Expo. As you know, this year’s event is hosted in my hometown of Phoenix, AZ. If you still haven’t registered for this amazing educational and networking…

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CLDA Final Mile Forum in Phoenix

Hello my CLDA and Industry colleagues, As you may know by now, the CLDA is holding it’s Final Mile Forum in Phoenix, Arizona this year May 8th thru 10th.  It was a short 19 years ago at the Wigwam Resort right here in Phoenix, Arizona that I attended my first CLDA event.  While I grew…

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Why Are Waymo Autonomous Vehicles Being Threatened in Phoenix?

Waymo autonomous vehicles are being tested on Phoenix roadways in order to make deliveries faster and more convenient. However, not every resident sees things that way, and some people in the community are openly hostile to the Waymo vehicles. There are have been several documented incidents of threats, damage, and aggression involving Waymo vehicles and…

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Is Your Company Ready to Scale Up?

Making the decision to scale up your business is a major step, and before you do so, it’s important to ensure that you have everything you need in place, from staff to warehouse space. There are more things to consider than increased sales, though increased demand for your product or service is certainly a component….

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How Technology Has Affected LTL Freight Shipping

Like all industries, less-than-truckload, or LTL, freight shipping is changing, thanks to the introduction of new technologies. Technology is making the practice of shipping faster, more accurate, and more efficient, but it may also affect the kinds of policies and procedures you have in place. These are just some of the ways that technology is…

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The Basics of Temperature-Controlled Freight

When you’re shipping perishables long distances, temperature control is key. There are certain strategies you can use to ensure that your sensitive freight makes it to its destination in the right condition. Failing to follow some basic preparation protocols could lead to the loss of your entire shipment. Your freight delivery service can help you…

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Can Autonomous Vehicles Handle Bad Weather?

A number of industries, including delivery businesses, are excited at the prospect of autonomous vehicles becoming more widespread—and more embraced—throughout the country. However, there is one challenge that autonomous vehicle developers have yet to find a solution to: Bad weather. Inclement weather is a major issue for autonomous vehicles that needs to be solved before…

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The Free Shipping Expectation: How Retailers Can Compete

Online sales have changed the face of the retail industry. However, as customers are getting increasingly reliant on online shopping, they are also becoming increasingly accustomed to something that is very difficult to provide—free shipping. The cost of free shipping to companies can be prohibitive, but customers are demanding it. These costs are even more…

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