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Brother’s Day

May 24, 2021

Today, May 24th, is National Brother's Day – a day meant to celebrate and honor the brothers in our lives. Luckily (or unluckily haha) for me I have the chance to "honor" my younger brother, David, as I've been doing since the day he was born. I've honored him with my intelligence, sports wisdom and a long long list of talents! All...

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I-40 Closure & Its Impact

May 17, 2021

Last Wednesday, May 12, 2021, the Interstate 40 (I-40) bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee closed for repairs after a large crack was found in one of the steel beams....

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Blog Takeover: A Meaningful Mother’s Day

May 10, 2021

Hello again, Rian Beckham checking in for another blog takeover. Being a female member of the third generation of the Beckham/Barnett family, I wanted to take this...

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CVSA Annual Safety Blitz 2021

May 03, 2021

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) annual safety blitz is set to start tomorrow, May 4th and end May 6th. During this year's blitz, inspectors in North...

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The Kinks in the Supply Chain

April 26, 2021

Our industry is facing numerous problems, delays and issues right now, and the projections for freight in the future looks tough too. These periods of literal and...

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Quotes for Reflection

April 19, 2021

I find myself reflecting on this past year often. How surreal it still seems that we've been living through a once in a lifetime historical shift in our society. I also...

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Get to Know Your Customers Day: 2021 Edition

April 12, 2021

This Thursday is the quarterly "Get to Know Your Customers Day." I'm glad this is a quarterly "national day" because it's a consistent reminder of how important it is to...

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Keeping Up Customer Service Despite Industry Issues

April 05, 2021

I feel like a broken record discussing how COVID-19 has changed our entire reality, but the world has shifted. Last week we shared this tweet…The buildup of container...

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215 Blogs – A Reflection and Recap

March 29, 2021

Since Kingsgate picked back up our blog in 2016, we've written 215 blogs and back in 2018 at our 101st I shared this blog recapping some of our best blogs. Since it's...

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Blog Takeover: March Madness Mayhem

March 22, 2021

It's Hannah – Kingsgate's Senior Marketing Specialist and Ohio University Bobcat Alum taking over the blog this week. With the March Madness games starting this past...

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A Response: Truck Stops + Vaccine Sites

March 15, 2021

We have reached the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic and, while surreal that this past year transpired in the way it did, there is hope for "normal" on the...

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