Wendi Employee Spotlight Capacity Manager

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The England Logistics team is made up of focused, committed and downright delightful individuals. As one of the nation’s top freight brokerage firms, our success and reputation are due to the unique skills and personalities that each member of our team contributes. To help you get to know the people behind England Logistics, we are… Read more »

Organizational Culture

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When searching for a new roommate, you might list out potential characteristics for your ideal roommate. You might then post an ad looking for a person who doesn’t have pets to avoid allergies, who isn’t rowdy because you have an early work schedule, or someone who has stable income to make sure you’re not stuck… Read more »

Generation vs Individual

Posted & filed under HR Elevated.

Some months ago, I shared a post on LinkedIn regarding the continued emphasis on targeting the needs of different generations, with a particular emphasis on the rising millennial generation. This discussion concerned me then and continues to do so now. Long before the focus on generational differences, there was a lot of energy and resources… Read more »

Sheena Spotlight Employee

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The England Logistics team is made up of focused, committed and downright delightful individuals. As one of the nation’s top freight brokerage firms, our success and reputation are due to the unique skills and personalities that each member of our team contributes. To help you get to know the people behind England Logistics, we are… Read more »

Levels of Listening

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A number of years ago, it was pointed out to me that the word ‘listen’ contains the exact same letters as the word ‘silent.’ I’ve often wondered if it’s a coincidence or serendipity. Either way, it works nicely. It was also pointed out to me by a great mentor, Tom Shimizu, that most of us… Read more »

Trade Show Tips Vendors Trade Show

Posted & filed under Dry Less-than-Truckload, Parcel.

Attending a trade show as a first-time vendor can be overwhelming. With the cost and variety of available trade shows, it’s important to attend the ones that give you the biggest return on your time and money with valuable business connections. How do you do that? Start by following these five tips to make the… Read more »

LTL Class definitions NMFC Code National Motor Freight Classification

Posted & filed under Dry Less-than-Truckload.

Often assumed and misunderstood, reclassifications by carriers can be difficult to follow. This article will review some of the most common questions we see in the LTL division at England Logistics and provide a general overview of LTL class definitions. Classification rules are established by the National Motor Freight Traffic Association, Inc. (NMFTA), which is… Read more »

Crucial Conversations book review

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“Crucial Conversations” by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan and Switzler is not a book that should be glanced over. When you really immerse yourself in this book, you’ll find that it holds immense value in developing professional and personal communications. After reading this review, I hope that you will have a desire to dive into the book… Read more »

3 Sales Tips Successful Salesperson Sales Teams

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Offering a sale doesn’t have to be a four-letter word. Although sales teams often get a bad reputation, it’s usually because they are skipping a valuable step. Follow these three tips to make a quality sale and build a lasting business relationship.   Show your customers that you genuinely care. People matter more than sales,… Read more »

500000 Meals Fed Childhood Hunger Milestone

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It’s easy to get lost in the large number of meals needed to end childhood hunger. That’s why we’re taking a minute to celebrate an important milestone. The One Initiative has provided 500,000 meals for food insecure children, marking the halfway point along our road to feeding one million hungry children in 2018. Get perspective… Read more »