Transportation

12
Oct

How to Transition to a New 3PL

When you’re changing 3PL providers, a smooth transition is critical. It enables you to uphold customer service levels, maintain your speed to market and control costs. A seamless transition starts with clearly defined processes. Established processes will help guide every aspect of your start-up and ensure proper management and support for such transitions – particularly when they need to occur

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28
Sep

EPA Recognizes Eco-Friendly CNG Fleet

Green has always been our favorite color, so we’re particularly proud to report that Saddle Creek has been named a 2017 “SmartWay High Performer” by the EPA.  Our compressed-natural-gas (CNG) fleet has achieved the high-performance ranking as a SmartWay Truckload/Dry Van Truck Carrier. Saddle Creek is in an elite group. While hundreds of companies partner with EPA through SmartWay, High

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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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13
Oct

Sustainability in Transportation

Green is our favorite color at Saddle Creek. Chances are, you’ve heard about our ground-breaking CNG fleet which has helped many of our customers to reduce their carbon footprint while making local and regional deliveries. But that’s just one of our eco-friendly initiatives. We believe in taking a multi-pronged approach to sustainability. Here’s a closer look at a few of

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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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21
Jul

Transportation Management can be a Competitive Differentiator

The majority of shoppers agree that the delivery experience is a decisive factor in deciding where to shop; however, just 11 percent of shoppers say that “delivery experience” is a strength of today’s retailers, according to a recent survey by Convey. The most common problems are late deliveries, damaged goods, and goods not arriving at all. Clearly, there is an

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2
May

Tap into Transportation Technology

Transportation costs are rising, drivers are hard to come by, customers are more demanding . . . the transportation industry is a challenging place these days. Leading companies take advantage of integrated transportation management systems (TMS), mobile communications and reporting to gain a competitive edge. Top-tier systems like TruckMate, PeopleNet, and Mercury Gate can be cost-prohibitive for many companies, however.

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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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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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