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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Tell Us Your Thoughts On Freight Brokerage in 3 Minutes or Less

What does it take to run an efficient, safe, and cost-effective freight brokerage program? With so many aspects to consider, you may often wonder if you're using the safest carriers, getting the most competitive rates or if your products will arrive on time. So we can provide an even better product and experience out in the marketplace, we are collecting…

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5 Strategies to Control your Transportation Costs

Shippers, on down to the individual consumer, pay mightily for transportation and logistics costs, whether directly or indirectly. Did you know that U.S. businesses spent $1.45 trillion on logistics in 2014, representing 8.3 percent of the nation’s GDP? That’s an increase in logistics costs of 3.1 percent over the prior year, according to the latest available figures, from the Council…

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G&D Integrated Recertifies ISO 9001:2008 at North American Track Assembly Facility

NAPERVILLE, IL, March 16, 2016 – G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics, announced that it has recertified their ISO 9001:2008 requirements at their North American Track Assembly (NATA) facility, located in Morton, Illinois. The NATA facility produces large link and track assemblies for use in off-highway construction equipment for the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining…

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G&D Integrated Receives Gold Safety Award From Liberty Mutual Insurance

NAPERVILLE, IL, February 9, 2016 – G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics, announced that it is the recipient of the Liberty Mutual Insurance 2015 Gold Safety Award for outstanding reduction in crash frequency. Award criteria requires specific safety program elements be in place within an organization in addition to achieving a measurable improvement in vehicle crash frequency.…

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G&D Integrated Opens New Freight Brokerage Office in Chicago Metro Area

NAPERVILLE, IL, January 14, 2016– G&D Integrated has announced the opening of its new office in Naperville, Illinois, a west suburb of Chicago. The new location is home to the freight brokerage group which offers truckload and less than truckload services. The office is located in the historic 5th Avenue Station building at 300 East 5th Avenue, the same location…

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Patrick Roesler of G&D Integrated Elected Director of Equipment Manufacturers Trade Group

NAPERVILLE, IL, November 13, 2015 – Patrick Roesler of G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics services, has been elected as a Director of the CE Sector Board of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). The North American-based international trade group is an association for the off-road equipment manufacturing industry and includes the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining, and…

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G&D Integrated Announces Expansion of its Naperville Sales and Marketing Office

NAPERVILLE, IL, October 12, 2015 – G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation, contract and manufacturing logistics services, is expanding its sales and marketing office located in Naperville, Illinois. G&D opened the office in May of 2015 and is developing the space to accommodate their growing sales and service teams. The office is located in the historic 5th Avenue Station…

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G&D Integrated Launches Redesigned Website

NAPERVILLE, IL, September 25, 2015 – G&D Integrated has announced today the launch of a new, redesigned website, www.gdintegrated.com. The site reflects G&D’s new brand positioning and their continued commitment to their customers to deliver Smart. Efficient. Logistics. The new site has been completely refreshed to support the new positioning and provide an optimum user experience. The site’s refreshed and…

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G&D Integrated Receives Superior BROWZ Rating

NAPERVILLE, IL, September 10, 2015 – G&D Integrated announced today that it has received a 2015 BROWZ score of 100% or an “A” Superior rating. This is the second year in a row the company has received a Superior rating from the organization, in conjunction with many of their large OEM supplier reporting system requirements. BROWZ is a leading supplier…

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