Tag Archives: Trucking

How to Nail a Career Fair

Let’s face it. Career fairs can be intimidating. You get dressed up, tweak your resume, and walk around a room packed full of professionals from different companies eager to question you. It is overwhelming and stressful, but it doesn’t have … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from C. L. Services, Inc.

At C. L. Services Inc. we have so much to be thankful for. From our wonderful clients and carriers to our outstanding employees who take the extra time and effort to go the extra mile, we are full of gratitude … Continue reading

The ABC’s of the Capacity Shortage

Understanding the Capacity Shortage  Anyone who regularly moves freight likely has realized that their brokerage is facing a major capacity shortage, along with a hike in prices to go with it. Industry experts predicted a shortage and rate increase a … Continue reading

Podcasts for Truck Drivers and Owner-Operators

Spending countless hours in your cab by yourself can get lonely. You need quality entertainment to help pass the time. Good thing there are tons of podcasts – downloadable audio programs – to alleviate the sometimes monotonous journey of over … Continue reading

What Effect Will ELDs Have on the 3PL Industry?

December 18th, 2017, a day that most in the industry are fearing, will be upon us in only a matter of months. Phase 1 of the FMCSA’s ELD mandate will be over, and Phase 2 will begin. Requiring drivers and … Continue reading

Shippers — Our Capacity Expectations for 2017

Nearly half way through the calendar year there are still only vague predictions as to how the remainder of 2017 will unravel. The ELD time crunch is upon us, which will only further the current driver shortage. A new Presidential … Continue reading

The Origin Story

I recently sat down with Russ Caudell and Jeff Lantz to discuss their first 20 years in business and their future together. Here’s what I learned: It all began on January 1, 1997. On this day over 20 years ago, Russ … Continue reading

Considering Rail? Here’s What to Expect..

Shippers have two options to get their product to the destination, truck or rail.  Depending on the commodity, shipping destination, & the load tonnage, it might initially appear to be more financially lucrative to ship by rail.  However, here are … Continue reading

Shippers – Our Capacity Expectations for 2016

So far, 2016 has been a year of relative economic uncertainty. Although business levels & earnings have remained relatively flat as a result. The transportation (and trucking) industry are no exception. While a majority of publicly-traded transportation stocks made a … Continue reading

Jeff and Russ Head Back to Capitol Hill

Jeff and Russ joined approximately 60 other TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association) members for the annual TIA Fly-In which was held in Washington, DC on June 14th and 15th. The TIA is the professional Association for the freight brokerage and third … Continue reading