Month: June 2018

  • Getting Unstuck

    Getting Unstuck

    You know sometimes when you get stuck? Doing the same thing, the same way over and over again; hoping for a different result. And then you get stuck listening to some jerk who thinks he’s original by telling you that the test of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and hoping…

  • The Longest Day

    The Longest Day

    I was driving one of the kids on my baseball team home the other night. I had heard that his parents were out of town, so I asked him where they were. He said “Monaco”, cheerfully. “Monaco?” I responded. “What are they doing there?” He replied, off-handedly, “I think they are having dinner with the…

  • Don’t Miss Hiring The Next Generation of Drivers: Top 5 Things You Need to be Doing

    Don’t Miss Hiring The Next Generation of Drivers: Top 5 Things You Need to be Doing

    Not sure if you heard but there is a driver shortage. Funny thing is, most trucking companies haven’t changed their recruitment strategies for a generation. At the same time they are confused as to why they are getting diminishing returns from their recruitment strategies. I know there is a great young, hardworking, team-oriented group out…

  • When ‘Doing it Right’ May Not be Enough

    When ‘Doing it Right’ May Not be Enough

    I think the Powder Blues Band got it right with their hit song from 1979, Doing it Right. Take it away boys! ‘Doing it right, doing it right Doing it right, doing it right The blues band’s cookin’ and the drummer’s burnin’ down Doin’ it right on the wrong side of town.’ When you run…

  • Taking a Swan Drive

    Taking a Swan Drive

    Our local strawberries are in season. I always love summer in this ‘little corner of Canada’ that I live in. I am not sure it was fate, but it was certainly serendipitous that I found myself living in the most southwestern tip of the mainland of Canada – in a small community wedged against the…

  • The Word Cup Has Started!

    The Word Cup Has Started!

    G-OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO– AL! If I have learned one thing in running a transportation management software company it’s this. You should always set a goal!

  • TIA 3PL Perspectives: Joined at the Hip with Your Software-as-a-Service Provider

    TIA 3PL Perspectives: Joined at the Hip with Your Software-as-a-Service Provider

    From 3PL Perspectives Magazine – June 2018 …In business, you pick a software vendor. You go through a long due-diligence process. You assemble your team so they can all have a look at the proposed transportation management software solution. And you try to arrive at the ‘most optimal’ decision that you can with a group…