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Meet Customodal Logistics Coordinator Dan Henrickson

Meet Customodal Logistics Coordinator Dan Henrickson

Logistics coordinators play an important role! Meet Dan Hendrickson, logistics coordinator at Customodal. Dan is from Marshfield and has an Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering. He has worked in the logistics industry for almost three years and most enjoys the team atmosphere of his work. "I enjoy the people I work with. We work so well together as a team. We are always learning something because changes in this industry happen so often," he said. "Most importantly we put our customers...

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Why is My Freight Taking So Long?

Why is My Freight Taking So Long?

If you've ever found yourself wondering "Why is my freight taking so long?" then it might be time to reconsider how you move your product. Partnering with a logistics partner like Customodal means better control over your costs, less time contacting multiple carriers, access to a LTL network with nationwide discounts, and one consolidated bill for convenience. In an industry that is constantly changing and evolving, you don't have to be the expert - that's what we're there for.  Now, back to...

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Customodal Staff Attend Central Wisconsin Manufacturing Expo

Customodal Staff Attend Central Wisconsin Manufacturing Expo

Customodal staff attended the Central Wisconsin Manufacturing Expo in Rothschild, WI today, of which they were also a Gold Sponsor. Hosted by the Central Wisconsin Manufacturing Alliance (CWIMA), the focus of the conference and expo was to discuss Industry 4.0, technology, manufacturing, and innovation. Highlighting nearly 90 companies, hundreds of local industry experts joined together to learn, exhibit innovations, broadcast developments, and share concerns about the future of Wisconsin's...

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Featured Partner: Dayton Freight

Featured Partner: Dayton Freight

Customodal has been working with Dayton Freight (DAFG) since 2011. Through this partnership, Customodal offers regional direct LTL service, nationwide LTL using extended network, volume or capacity shipments, pool distribution, and special services like deck bar trailers, liftgates, home delivery, shipment guarantee, and expedited shipping. "DAFG is a Midwest-based carrier with similar values to Customodal," said CEO Mike Eberl. "DAFG is a high-quality, low damage carrier within their direct...

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Why You Should Care About More than Freight Rates

Why You Should Care About More than Freight Rates

When it comes to shipping, there is more to consider than just freight rates. LTL (“less than truckload”) shipping can be expensive – especially so if not approached carefully, but apart from the cost are the overall goals of your business. You want to get the best deal, but also fulfill your purpose as a business in the most efficient way possible. Customodal's holistic approach to logistics helps power manufacturing growth across the United States. Working with a 3PL has numerous advantages....

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April 2022 Shipping Insights from Customodal

April 2022 Shipping Insights from Customodal

Spring is traditionally a time of awakening, of renewal, of fresh possibilities.  But this spring our news is filled with stories of record inflation, labor shortages, supply chain disruption, and the atrocities of war.  Without minimizing or ignoring the facts of our world, let's choose to focus our thoughts on these issues with an attitude of SPRING'S possibilities.   The full truckload market is beginning to soften.  Inflation is beginning to measurably curb demand and higher diesel prices...

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