Continuous People Development Skills Knowledge

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As the name implies, continuous people development is about embarking on a journey of never-ending personal and professional improvement. The approach I’m sharing today is a perpetual cycle of four key phases: seeking feedback, planning development, increasing knowledge and skills, and implementation for improved results. This is a cycle that revolves around the individual’s and… Read more »

Holiday Shipping Infographic

Posted & filed under Full Truckload.

It’s the most wonderful, and busiest, time of the year. From the perfect Christmas tree to gifts for loved ones, homes and businesses alike depend on quality logistics to keep the holidays merry and bright. Every mode of transportation is utilized to deliver the holiday necessities. Get a glimpse into the rush of holiday shipping… Read more »

People Optimization Model

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This may be a leap, but I’m going to assume in this edition of HR Elevated that we are on the same page with regards to three points. First, our working definition of optimization – to make as effective, perfect or useful as possible or to make the best of. Second, our goal is to… Read more »

Fleet Cast Podcast England Carrier Services ELD

Posted & filed under England Carrier Services.

England Carrier Services sat down with Omnitracs to discuss details of the upcoming Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. From device options and associated pricing to the benefits of utilizing ELDs, we talk about what it takes to make this a smooth transition.   Subscribe to Fleet Cast ###   The England Carrier Services (ECS) division… Read more »

Employee of the Month Backbone of the Month

Posted & filed under Culture.

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH Congratulations to our December Employee of the Month, Edith! Edith comes in each day with a smile on her face and ready to tackle any challenge. She gets right to work every morning, paying close attention to detail so nothing is missed. Recently she has been maintaining the workload of two… Read more »

Navigating the ELD Mandate

Posted & filed under England Carrier Services.

With Europe’s “The Final Countdown” coming to mind, the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) compliancy deadline is generating a lot of buzz throughout the industry. The ELD mandate, requiring all fleets to transition from paper logs to an electronic logging device, has left many carriers with feelings of uncertainty. To ease some of these concerns and… Read more »

Organization Optimization Through People Optimization

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It’s quite insightful to comb through Fortune magazine’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For and compare each one to the top financial and growth performers in their industry. Interestingly enough, they are either at or near the top of their industry’s list. I’m convinced there is not only a correlation but a cause and effect… Read more »

FAK Freight Class vs Class Exception Freight Classes

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

You may have heard the term FAK freight class thrown around, but it can be difficult to understand all that it entails. You may find that knowing the difference between FAKs and class exception could save you both money and heartburn.   In layman terms, FAKs (Freight All Kinds) are tariff classifications for various goods… Read more »

6 Questions to Ask an ELD Provider

Posted & filed under England Carrier Services.

If you’re ready to purchase an electronic logging device, you probably have a lot of questions related to ELD Mandate compliance. Choosing the best device is a decision that will impact your fleet and drivers for many years, so it’s important to ask questions about compliance and find out what else the device and ELD… Read more »