Transportation

15
Dec

Adding Value from Behind the Wheel

Going the extra mile is an integral part of the corporate culture at Saddle Creek, and Johnny Chestnut takes that commitment seriously. One of our 600 company drivers, he has traveled over 3.5 million miles during his 40-year career – many of those from behind the wheel of Saddle Creek’s CNG trucks. He’s a living example of how we do

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28
Sep

Saddle Creek Recognized as a Top Trucking Company

Saddle Creek Transportation made big news this month. We have been selected as an Inbound Logistics 2016 “Top 100 Trucker.” Inbound Logistics editors selected this year’s list from a pool of more than 200 trucking companies by evaluating surveys, conducting online research, and talking with shippers and truckers alike. The guide serves as a benchmark for the types of services

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8
Sep

Control Omnichannel Costs with Effective Transportation Management

The growth of omnichannel retail is spurring a dramatic shift in how companies manage transportation. The need to ship small parcels directly to the consumer and demand for fast and/or free shipping and are the biggest drivers of this change. In fact, shipping costs are the biggest consideration when buying online for 59 percent of consumers, according to a recent

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2
May

[Infographic] A Sustainability Strategy You Can Count On

Every day, Saddle Creek’s compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks help our customers reduce their environmental footprint. Since its launch in 2012, our eco-friendly fleet has made deliveries throughout the Southeast and Southwest, handling everything from sports drinks to home improvement products with near-zero emissions. Our infographic captures a number of remarkable sustainability statistics. Want to see what our fleet can

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2
May

5 Things to Look for When Outsourcing Food & Beverage Distribution

Outsourcing distribution can provide numerous benefits for food and beverage companies – increasing efficiency, reducing costs, improving service . . . However, not all 3PLs are equipped to handle the unique requirements of food and beverage products. Here are five characteristics to keep in mind when looking for a food-and-beverage 3PL: 1. Food-grade facilities – Naturally, you need a provider

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28
Aug

The Great American Green Ride

In February 2014, we made the first-ever, cross-country trip with a for-hire Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) truck – traveling from Lakeland, FL, to San Diego. Our CNG fleet has already travelled 15 million miles on CNG in support of our customers, but this was our first trek coast-to-coast!  On our travels, we made deliveries for two of our top CNG customers:

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9
May

Transition Your Business with Transportation Services Today

Saddle Creek Transportation Services is recruiting established freight brokers and agents to become part of our elite transportation brokerage team.  We offer the most competitive packages in the industry. Weekly paid commissions on delivered loads Multiple programs to fit your individual needs Quick carrier payment Direct deposit option for carrier pay We accept faxed and emailed BOL’s for your carriers’

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9
May

Saddle Creek Transportation Comprehensive Brokerage Services

Looking for innovative transportation solutions proven to increase efficiency and reduce costs? Saddle Creek Transportation is ready to help. Whether we transport all your products or occasional shipments, you’ll have capacity for every shipment and remarkable flexibility to meet your needs. Our extensive network of approved carriers gives you capacity for every shipment and remarkable flexibility to meet your needs.

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19
Apr

Greener Logistics with Compressed Natural Gas

Interested in finding new ways to support your corporate sustainability program? We can help. At Saddle Creek, we’re committed to finding creative logistics solutions that reduce our carbon footprint – and our customers’. As an integrated 3PL, we offer a full range of services nationwide, including warehousing, transportation, packaging and fulfillment. We continually seek out opportunities to incorporate green initiatives

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19
Apr

Saddle Creek’s CNG Fleet

CNG Fleet Looking for a new way to support your corporate sustainability initiatives? Our new fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks will make your deliveries in Florida and Georgia while minimizing your carbon footprint. Support sustainability programs. Saddle Creek’s new trucks run on CNG, one of the cleanest-burning alternative fuel options available with near-zero emissions. They can play an

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