3 Trends in Drayage Services for 2015

Feb 26 2015

Posted by Jeff Alexander

As a manufacturer, it’s important to understand the trends that will affect your business, especially when it comes to shipping and your supply chain. By understanding the trends, you’re better able to predict, and therefore effectively plan for added costs and other challenges that can possibly disrupt your logistics operation.

Even with the recent resolution to the West Coast port work...

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Topics: Drayage

6 Things to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Drayage Service Partner

Apr 08 2014

Posted by odwlogistics

Is your company searching for a drayage service partner?  Whether you need drayage services today or tomorrow, keep these six things in mind when choosing a drayage service partner:

Does the company own local assets? -  A partner that is close is ideal. This gives you the opportunity to someone with insight to the local market. 

What is their proximity to rail yards? - This is an important...

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Topics: Customer Service, Drayage

5 Reasons Why Columbus, Ohio is Ideal for Drayage Services

Mar 12 2014

Posted by odwlogistics

Drayage can be defined as the transportation of goods over a short distance via ground freight. Columbus, Ohio makes an ideal location to help your company with this service. 

Here's why:

  • Imports - Columbus is a bustling hub for imports: with the city's numerous car dealerships, retailers, food suppliers and more, Columbus is always importing goods.  Drayage services are needed in order to...
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Topics: Drayage