G&D Integrated Acquires Tanker Business of Bell Enterprises Inc.

MORTON, Ill, October 3, 2017 – G&D Integrated announced that it has acquired the tanker business of Bell Enterprises, Inc., a privately owned agricultural firm which specializes in grain handling and transportation. The purchase of this operation from Bell Enterprises, based in Deer Creek, Illinois, gives G&D Integrated an opportunity to enter the tanker transportation market. “The combination of Bell’s…

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G&D Integrated Continues Investment in Fleet Replenishment

MORTON, IL, June 27, 2017 – G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics services, is replacing 100 trucks in its fleet in 2017 which demonstrates the company’s focus on and commitment to its transportation line of business, customers, and safety. G&D expects to continue an aggressive fleet replacement program which was initiated in late 2014. The company replaced…

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Ask the Right Questions to Evaluate Supply Chain Challenges

Customer expectations and competition have put tremendous pressure on supply chains across industries. Supply chain has transformed from just a cost center to a strategic asset for many organizations. You may already know what your biggest supply chain problems are or you’re still trying to figure it out. In either case, to develop a well thought out case for improvement and possibly outsourcing,…

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Transportation Planning For the Remainder of 2016

It’s always a good idea to re-assess your transportation needs in the middle of the year. Now that the U.S. economy continues to make gains after a slow first quarter, you can save a lot of headaches by planning and readjusting your network transportation arrangements for the remainder of the year and into 2017. The preliminary second-quarter 2016 GDP annual…

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G&D Integrated Releases New Ebook “Making the Case for Logistics Outsourcing”

NAPERVILLE, IL, September 22, 2016 – G&D Integrated announced this week that they have released a new ebook titled “Making the Case for Logistics Outsourcing” which is available for download on their website, www.gdintegrated.com. The book is a practical guide for managers and directors of logistics, supply chain, and warehousing operations who are interested in learning how to develop a…

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4 Reasons to Consider a Transloading Transportation Strategy

Are round-trip container charges on your ocean contracts getting out of hand? Could your outbound shipments to customers be improved for turnaround and timeliness? It may be time to consider a transloading strategy. Today’s savvy shippers don’t always have to use standard drayage and intermodal services for their import and export freight. In fact, given recent shortages of chassis assets…

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3 Benefits of Outsourcing to a 3PL

With increasing pressure to reduce costs, understand new regulations, and deliver products faster, there’s no doubt there are a lot of issues shippers have to deal with in the management and execution of today’s supply chain. Today’s shippers need relief as well as flexibility more than ever. And many are now asking themselves, “To outsource or not to outsource; that is…

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Continued Replenishment of Fleet Shows Commitment to Dedicated Transportation and Safety

NAPERVILLE, IL, May 16, 2016 - G&D Integrated has recently announced the replacement of 150 trucks in their dedicated fleet over the past year and a half, again proving their focus and commitment to their transportation line of business, their customers, and safety. G&D expects to continue an aggressive fleet replacement program which was initiated in late 2014. They replaced…

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How to Develop a Strategic Relationship with your Freight Broker

Freight brokers are no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of the transportation industry.  Prior to 2013, when the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration raised the bonding requirement, subpar brokers gave the industry a bad name. Since then, the higher bond surety and other competitive forces have caused more brokers to go out of business. Despite tight freight capacity and driver shortages,…

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