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Top 5 Apps for Truck Drivers

Hey trucker drivers, this one’s for you! We’ve rounded up the best driving-related apps to make your ride as smooth as can be. Top 5 Apps for Truckers 1. Trucker Path Your go-to app! With built-in navigation, Trucker Path helps drivers find the nearest truck stops, parking, weigh stations, truck washes and much more. With […]

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3pL or Freight Broker: Which One Should You Use?

Do you know who’s handling your freight? What’s the difference between a third party logistics (3pL) service or freight broker? Often the terms “3pL” and “freight broker” are used interchangeably, yet their services differ greatly. What or who is a freight broker? A freight broker is a liaison between companies with shipping requirements and OTR […]

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8 Tips for Clean Transportation

Today, Canada celebrates it’s 25th year of participation in the Earth Day movement. Earth Day encourages individuals and communities to connect with the environment and nature. Last year on Earth Day, 174 countries worldwide (Canada included!) signed the Paris Agreement committing to act on and reduce climate change. One year later we can’t help but wonder: what can […]

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Benefits of Using a 3pL Company

Today, many companies choose to outsource their supply chain management. The use of a third party logistics provider – or 3pL – allows companies to benefit from a range of supply chain services from warehousing, transportation and distribution management, pick & pack, order and inventory management, forecasting, consulting and much more. What is a 3pL? A […]

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Planning a Shipment? Ask These Questions

When planning to send out a shipment, do you have all your bases covered? Whether you want to ship a skid or a large over-dimensional load, there are a number of factors that play into the planning process. Check out our logistics tips below to make sure you’re good to go. If you have an in-house […]

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Transportation Decision-Making in Supply Chain Management

Does one size fit all? Not in transportation. To ensure your transportation decision-making is top notch, don’t just look at the bottom line. Look from bottom to top and everywhere in between. This includes the chain reactions resulting in your choice of logistics service provider. When it comes to transportation decision-making in supply chain management, there […]

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Welcome to Powerline Logistics!

Social media and a strong online presence are key to success in today’s competitive business economy. Corporate websites that began as simple web-pages have flourished into web-marketing strategies. Today, companies require a well-built website with blogging and a strong social media presence. Powerline Logistics is proud to now unveil our new corporate website! Over the past couple months, […]

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