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The Department of Marketing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has announced a partnership with Axle Logistics for the department’s new Sales Performance Lab, slated to launch in fall 2022. Axle, a third-party logistics provider based in Knoxville, has made a three-year financial commitment to support the lab and train sales students. The marketing department is

Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2020

The saying goes, if you have it, it most likely has been on a truck. That has never been truer than it is today. The nation’s livelihood, now more than ever, is provided by the hard-working men and women of the transportation industry. As other front-line workers did, truck drivers persevered as the COVID-19 pandemic

How will the 2020 Hurricane Season Effect Trucking?

With hurricane season in full affect, many wonder how it will impact the trucking market. Hurricanes have a terrible way of not only impacting the lives of those in its path, but it is extremely impactful to where and when capacity shifts, causing supply chains to adjust throughout the country. The Climate Prediction Center of

Strong Volumes Ahead!

Despite the shutdown due to Covid-19, freight slowed for a short term, but volume is increasing, and markets are becoming tight. The prediction for more competitive shipping rates is starting to emerge as increased volumes lead to double-digit tender rejections. National volumes are staying strong and continuing June’s trend of being a steady increasing month.

Meet the Axle Logistics Leadership Team

In the last post you met Ryan Chesney, one of our general managers; this post features the other half of the general management team Justin Wandell. Justin has been with Axle Logistics for 3.5 years, and started his career looking for a fast growing business and interested in entrepreneurship/supply chain. Currently, Justin motivates and helps

Meet the Axle Logistics Leadership Team

In this next feature of our leadership team of Axle Logistics, meet one of our General Managers, Ryan Chesney! When Ryan first started at Axle, 4.5 years ago, there were about 15 employees and now that number is pushing over 80. Ryan takes pride knowing that he played a part in that growth. When Ryan

BLOG: A Quickly Changing Landscape

Across the country, factories have begun to open back up sending thousands of employees back to work. From partitions between line workers and taped off areas on the floor, manufactures are taking extra precautions throughout their facilities where workers would normally be very close to one another.   The largest industry opening its doors over

Where are Volumes Heading?

As volumes continue to decrease due to facility closures caused by COVID-19, many were speculating when we would see the light a the end of the freight tunnel. But good news is on the horizon! Although freight volumes are at an all time low, it is being projected that this is in fact the lowest

COVID -19 | Axle Logistics

Dear valued partner,   Axle Logistics has continued to monitor the evolving circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are committed to the safety of our customers, business partners and employees as our top priority. As we quickly adapt to the situation, we want to assure you that we have successfully tested and validated our

BLOG: Final ELD Deadline Fast Approaching

In December 2017, the transportation industry flipped when the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate was issued, leading to worried anticipation followed by a brief capacity crunch felt throughout the market. Because of this, many are curious if the same disruption will be seen this December as the final phase of the mandate goes fully into