We are thrilled to welcome a new addition in our Sales Department for 2011. Nathan Wheeling joined our team just this week and will be taking on the role of Account Manager for our Evans Logistics, Inc. division. Nathan brings several years of experience in the freight brokerage/transportation management arena. I recently sat down with him to get some insights into his […]
Last month we began our 3 part series on the Port of Virginia discussing the NS Heartland Corridor. This was exciting news by itself for our area and industry, but it isn’t the only thing happening for this port! For years now experts have been projecting significant growth in container volumes destined for the East […]
At a recent company meeting we decided to mix it up a little and let our employees get creative. A couple weeks prior we gave 10 different departments a flip camera to film a short video about their people, their operation, jobs, etc… and asked that they put a Halloween or Horror Movie theme to […]
“So, what exactly is CSA 2010?” I’ve heard this question asked a lot over the past several months, and wanted to give a little insight to our customers and readers regarding this important initiative.
On September 8th the first double-stacked container train departed the Port of Virginia’s Norfolk International Terminal via the newly completed Heartland Corridor on the Norfolk Southern Railway. While this wasn’t really considered news worthy outside of the Transportation Industry, I think it was very good news for the Port of Virginia.
In the doom and gloom of today’s news it’s important that we continue to look for that silver lining, right? I think we are all doing a little of this everyday, but when you do hear some good news isn’t it fun to share and pass it along. You know, bring a little sunshine back for everyone! […]
You would probably be hard pressed to find a business out there that hasn’t had a customer leave for some reason or another. The reality is that it happens, and at times we may be powerless to stop it. As tough economic times have hit companies across virtually all industries it’s likely that we’ve seen this more […]
Within the logistics industry I would definitely consider chemicals to be a specialty. If you are a manufacturer or distributor of chemicals or materials that are classified as hazardous your supply chain likely demands higher levels of compliance. It’s important to understand that the level of care required when handling these types of products is not something […]
We’ve mentioned the partnership opportunities for 3PLs and the movie industry before (It’s Show Time for 3PLs), but today I want to plug Evans Distribution Systems (just a little) for another way we would like to work with the movie industry in Michigan. The Michigan Film Office has been supporting media industries for about 30 years now, […]