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A Shipper’s Guide to Bulk Transportation

A Shipper’s Guide to Bulk Transportation

What is bulk shipping?  Bulk transportation plays a crucial role in moving larger quantities of goods…

Heavy Equipment Hauling

Heavy Equipment Hauling

The United States, a global leader in the manufacturing of construction machinery, houses companies like Caterpillar…

Air Freight: A Comprehensive Checklist 

Air Freight: A Comprehensive Checklist 

Utilizing air freight for operations offers numerous advantages to shippers. Air freight is the fastest method…

The History and Expansion of Drayage

The History and Expansion of Drayage

Drayage serves as a short-distance transportation mode for goods, typically trucks, and is often associated with…

Beyond the Building: Unpacking the Lumber Industry 

Beyond the Building: Unpacking the Lumber Industry 

The United States Lumber and Wood Industry is a supporting structure of the nation’s economy. With…

A Transit Into Summer Crops

A Transit Into Summer Crops

The transportation system plays a massive and complex role in agricultural production. United States agricultural movements…

The Hidden Costs and Benefits of Packaging

The Hidden Costs and Benefits of Packaging

Packaging accounts for over $150 billion in annual spending for manufacturers and shippers. It also contributes…

The Transportation Benefits and Challenges of Farm Equipment

The Transportation Benefits and Challenges of Farm Equipment

The global market for farming equipment has seen significant growth due to the need for modernized…

Top 10 Transportation News Stories in 2023 

Top 10 Transportation News Stories in 2023 

Transportation and the supply chain industry witnessed unprecedented challenges in 2023. From market shifts and bankruptcies…

Turning Challenges into Opportunities: 2024 Outlook

Turning Challenges into Opportunities: 2024 Outlook

The global supply chain witnessed a tumultuous year in 2023, with significant changes across all modes…

How Fertilizer Affects Crops, Profits, and Regulations

How Fertilizer Affects Crops, Profits, and Regulations

Fertilizers are essential in the agricultural industry and supply crucial nutrients to crops worldwide. The industry…

KCH Transportation: Spreading Cheer in 2023

KCH Transportation: Spreading Cheer in 2023

KCH Transportation is dedicated to service, not just with supply chain solutions, but through our commitment…

How Housing and Transportation Shape the Economy 

How Housing and Transportation Shape the Economy 

Article Overview Historical Context Homeownership challenges in 2023 Economic trends impact construction  Construction and the flatbed…

The Rise and Fall of the Freight Market 

The Rise and Fall of the Freight Market 

The freight industry has undergone significant changes in the last couple of decades. Considering the recent…

Agricultural Evolution: Key Insights and Trends in 2024

Agricultural Evolution: Key Insights and Trends in 2024

The agriculture industry is the backbone of our global economy, providing food, feed, fiber, and fuel…

Air Cargo and its Freight Network Impact

Air Cargo and its Freight Network Impact

The air transportation system is complex and is an interconnected process that’s vulnerable to disruptions. The…

Connecting the Dots in Intermodal Transportation 

Connecting the Dots in Intermodal Transportation 

What is Intermodal Transportation?   Intermodal transportation moves goods from point A to point B using two…

The Impact of Electric Vehicles in the Transportation Industry

The Impact of Electric Vehicles in the Transportation Industry

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are continuing to evolve throughout the globe and in various industries. The number…

From Farm to Table: The Fall Harvest Supply Chain 

From Farm to Table: The Fall Harvest Supply Chain 

Fall planting season is a pivotal moment for farmers across the United States. On average, the…

Navigating Hazards: Inside the  Hazardous Chemicals Industry

Navigating Hazards: Inside the Hazardous Chemicals Industry

The hazardous chemicals industry plays a vital role in modern society, providing essential materials for various…

Challenges in Transporting Bulk Hazardous Oils and Lubricants 

Challenges in Transporting Bulk Hazardous Oils and Lubricants 

Transporting bulk hazardous oils and lubricants can be complex for businesses. The process involves meticulous planning…

Supply Chain Schools: Arizona

Supply Chain Schools: Arizona

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on Supply Chain Schools in Arizona, where we explore the landscape…

The Complexities of Resin Transportation

The Complexities of Resin Transportation

Resins are an incredibly versatile class of materials with applications spanning from construction and electronics to…

The Logistics of Household Cleaners

The Logistics of Household Cleaners

Providing products to keep homes, businesses, and communities clean and sanitary is essential. Household cleaners are…

Preparing for the Influx of Peak Season

Preparing for the Influx of Peak Season

In the freight industry, overall success for a business relies heavily on efficient operations and constantly…

History & Evolution of FTL & LTL

History & Evolution of FTL & LTL

The history and evolution of FTL and LTL have been a vital part of the transportation…

Yellow and UPS Strikes Highlight Trucking Industry Problems

Yellow and UPS Strikes Highlight Trucking Industry Problems

In 2023, a number of companies faced employee strikes or shutdowns due to concerns about working…

Considering the Load: LTL or FTL?

Considering the Load: LTL or FTL?

You’re shipping 3,500 pounds of ceramic tiles from North Carolina to Florida and need to decide…

2nd Annual KCH Cares Food Drive

2nd Annual KCH Cares Food Drive

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The Logistics of Wildfires

The Logistics of Wildfires

In recent years, wildfires have been spreading across countries, causing extensive damage to communities and resulting…

KCH Transportation + Revenova Integration

KCH Transportation + Revenova Integration

KCH Transportation is excited to announce the partnership with Revenova, a Salesforce-powered Transportation Management System! Our…

Streamlining Operations with Transportation Management Systems

Streamlining Operations with Transportation Management Systems

The need to get shipments out quickly and efficiently is ever-growing in today's transportation environment. Companies…

Supply Chain Schools: Arkansas

Supply Chain Schools: Arkansas

Professionals in the logistics industry play a crucial role in managing supply chain operations and developing…

Reshoring Operations: Mitigate Disruptions & Promoting Growth

Reshoring Operations: Mitigate Disruptions & Promoting Growth

In previous years, many companies moved production to countries outside the United States, engaging in reshoring…

Success in Cold Chain Logistics: Strategies and Opportunities

Success in Cold Chain Logistics: Strategies and Opportunities

Updated: 3.13.24 Cold chain logistics is a specialized field that involves transporting and storing temperature-sensitive goods…

International Ports and Rails

International Ports and Rails

Ports and rails are essential hubs for moving products and goods in and out of the…

Summer Season Supply Chain Disruptions

Summer Season Supply Chain Disruptions

As the temperatures rise and hurricane season starts, supply chain professionals face unique challenges that impact…

Supply Chain Schools: North Carolina

Supply Chain Schools: North Carolina

Schools are committed to supporting the growth of the transportation industry by offering rigorous courses to…

Supply Chain Schools: Alabama

Supply Chain Schools: Alabama

As the transportation industry grows, supply chain and logistics management school programs are evolving. With more…

Best Practices for Freight Brokers

Best Practices for Freight Brokers

Freight brokers work as intermediaries between shippers and carriers in the transportation and logistics industry. Their…

Manufacturing Independence Post COVID-19

Manufacturing Independence Post COVID-19

Offshoring became popular nearly 60 years ago when companies moved their operations to obtain low labor…

What is 3PL?

What is 3PL?

Simply put, 3PL – which stands for "3rd-party logistics" – is a freight shipping model that…

Sustainability Trends in Maritime

Sustainability Trends in Maritime

Maritime is one of the two forms of transportation that bears and supports the entire weight…

2023 Outlook: Adaptability

2023 Outlook: Adaptability

As we now fully leave 2022 in the rearview, we can admit that it brought more…

Lean and Six Sigma Operations

Lean and Six Sigma Operations

Excessive warehouse inventories today are a direct result of increased demand. These requests started during the…

Expedited Shipping

Expedited Shipping

The wonders of having a package delivered to our doorstep! With packages expected to arrive less…

The EU’s Newest Sanctions

The EU’s Newest Sanctions

The EU imposed a new round of sanctions against Russia, Belarus, and Iran due to retaliation…

Supply Chain Schools: South Carolina

Supply Chain Schools: South Carolina

As the transportation industry continues to grow, schools are offering more than ever. They have to…

Supply Chain Schools: Colorado

Supply Chain Schools: Colorado

As the transportation industry continues to grow, schools are continuing to support growth. This is by…

Saving a Full Truckload More

Saving a Full Truckload More

Supply chain resilience has become a top priority for countries around the world. As consumer demand…

A Guide to Transloading

A Guide to Transloading

As businesses expand, transloading operations can move freight globally. In these scenarios, the most common form…

Over-Dimension Load Coming Through

Over-Dimension Load Coming Through

Most individuals have been on a road trip and struggled to veer around a truck. Especially…

2022 Transportation Industry Year-In-Review

2022 Transportation Industry Year-In-Review

As 2022 comes to a close, now is a good time to reflect on how wrong…

Holiday Season Effects on the Supply Chain

Holiday Season Effects on the Supply Chain

The Holiday Supply Chain season has been a notoriously busy and unpredictable part of the calendar…

KCH Transportation’s Dallas, TX Office is Open

KCH Transportation’s Dallas, TX Office is Open

KCH Transportation is proud to announce the opening of its sixth office in Dallas, TX! Our…

Supply Chain Schools: Michigan

Supply Chain Schools: Michigan

As the transportation industry continues to grow, schools are evolving. With more dynamic content being taught…

The 2022 Rail Strike

The 2022 Rail Strike

Update: Dec 1, 2022 On the evening of Nov. 30, the House of Representatives voted 290-137…

KCH Cares | Trunk or Treat 2022

KCH Cares | Trunk or Treat 2022

We are here to serve each other, serve our customers, and serve our community. This is…

Supply Chain Cybersecurity

Supply Chain Cybersecurity

The global supply chain has been under a historic amount of pressure in the last few…

COVID-19’s Impact on the Supply Chain

COVID-19’s Impact on the Supply Chain

2020 was a year of uncertainty and unprecedented change. The COVID-19 pandemic will be a core…

How to get a CDL in 2022 and beyond

How to get a CDL in 2022 and beyond

There’s never been a better time to join the booming transportation industry. The need for truck…

Supply Chain Schools: Illinois

Supply Chain Schools: Illinois

As the transportation industry continues to grow, schools are evolving to meet the demand of upcoming…

How Winter Weather Impacts the Supply Chain

How Winter Weather Impacts the Supply Chain

After the fall season, truckers traveling in the north or the midwest U.S. need to start…

Supply Chain Schools: TX

Supply Chain Schools: TX

The Lone Star State is most famous for high school football, the Alamo, and BBQ. In…

Leveraging Warehouses

Leveraging Warehouses

Every part of the supply chain industry has a specific role that ensures products move efficiently…

Trucking Industry Trends and Projections

Trucking Industry Trends and Projections

The trucking industry is the backbone of the nation’s economy. In fact, the trucking industry alone…

Tampa, FL Office is Open!

Tampa, FL Office is Open!

Article overview KCH Transportation values KCH Transportation background KCH Transportation's Tampa, FL office is open! The…

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

The Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

There is an abundance of perishable, fragile, and important freight that travels across the globe and…

Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act

Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act

In 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) into U.S. law,…

Supply Chain Schools: Florida

Supply Chain Schools: Florida

The Southeast has quickly become one of the largest concentrated regions of freight and logistics hubs…

Building Carrier Relationships

Building Carrier Relationships

Discovering how a 3PL builds long-standing supply chain relationships, specifically carrier relationships, is a rocky subject…

Agriculture Supply Chain

Agriculture Supply Chain

Agriculture is a key component of the supply chain, supplying raw materials and food products to…

Supply Chain Schools: Georgia

Supply Chain Schools: Georgia

The logistics and supply chain industry continues to grow at a rapid pace. Experts forecast the…

FreightTech Every 3PL Needs

FreightTech Every 3PL Needs

The sheer volume of 3PL technology options for freight brokers can be overwhelming. As new freight…

What is Drayage?

What is Drayage?

UPDATED: 2023, JULY Drayage is the specialty service of transporting commodities from an ocean port to…

What is LTL?

What is LTL?

LTL means Less Than Truckload. That's not all there is to it, though. This option is…

Supply Chain Schools: Tennessee

Supply Chain Schools: Tennessee

Supply Chain Management has been around for decades, but supply chain schools were once scarce. It…

Flood Safety & Supply Chain

Flood Safety & Supply Chain

FEMA defines a flood as “a general and temporary condition of partial or complete inundation of…

Hurricane Season 2022

Hurricane Season 2022

The United States is on track to have a record hurricane season. The NOAA forecasts a 65% chance…

FEMA: When Ship Gets Real

FEMA: When Ship Gets Real

Preparing for hurricane season: FEMA’s mission is to help people before, during, and after disasters. Article…

Optimize your 3PL Strategy

Optimize your 3PL Strategy

In the 3PL world, bits of simple tribal knowledge can be a game-changer. Here is how…

Top 3PLs in Chattanooga

Top 3PLs in Chattanooga

May 1, 2022 | Chattanooga, TN What makes a great logistics company? What separates one from…

KCH HQ Expanding!

KCH HQ Expanding!

March 1, 2022 KCH Transportation is expanding to the heart of Downtown Chattanooga! Article Overview National…