Logistics

Find detailed articles about anything logistics related. We follow the industry and stay up to date on current trends and issues. Also, logistics management is a major part of the supply chain in anything that needs to be transports. Corsia Logistics stays on tops of current trends because we know how importat it is to continue learning.

Car shipping, no middleman?

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The world of auto transport is probably non-existent for many people. Yet, moving is a vivid reality for more than 35 million Americans each year.

When you start researching car shipping though, you swiftly realize that it is a separate industry with its own rules and regulations. Ultimately, you find yourself with some very specific questions.

One major aspect is the difference between auto transport brokers and carriers. You may rightfully wonder if it is not simply better to cut the middleman ...

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Shipping a car by train or by truck?

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Transporting a car can be done by train, truck, airplane or a marine vessel. Your time-frame, budget and preferences will determine your choice of auto transport mode. Shipping a car is easy, when you learn how it works. Corsia Logistics does not ship cars by train, only by truck. Let us look into the differences.

Working with a trucking company is faster and easier. When shipping a car by train you still need a car carrier to take the vehicle to ...

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2020 tax season for truckers and carriers: What to know

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The new tax season has begun. This year, you have until April 15th to submit your 2019 income tax return and pay any amount owed. Factors such as your filing status, taxable income, potential tax exemptions, among others, determine how much tax you will pay.

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) brought changes especially concerning the taxable income, per-diem deductions, as well as vehicle and equipment depreciation methods. These changes affected both individuals and businesses. The TCJA has also ...

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Moving from New Jersey to Florida

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The vastness of the US makes for very diverse lifestyles all across the country. For instance, in one state, people are living next to a desert, while in another, they get stuck in snowdrifts. Fortunately, we don’t have to be glued to any extreme!

The transition from New Jersey to Florida is a perfect example of the freedom the United States offers. In fact, some folks go through a move every year. It is almost a natural law – when winter ...

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Truckers vs California Independent Contractor Law

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Compromise lies at the heart of any relationship between businesses, workers, and the state. Regardless of how much we dislike it, we understand there is no avoiding it. However, it is a tough balancing act, especially when you don’t even know where the balance is. And it gets even worse when states try to solve issues in one broad swoop.

Last year we got another example of how generalized solutions can disrupt entire businesses. This time, the issue revolves around Continue Reading →

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The ELD mandate deadline: Unresolved issues

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Every once in a while, a huge regulation controversy pops up, and virtually everybody takes a side. The beauty of democracy is that we have the power to affect such changes. However, there is one problem. What happens to those issues, which do not get that big of a platform?

The ELD mandate has stirred the pot in trucking and logistics circles, but the general public has only a minimal idea of it – or perhaps none at all.

Because of that, ...

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Honoring the brave: Veterans Day

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As our nation celebrates Veterans Day, Corsia Logistics Team takes a moment to salute the brave men and women, whose devotion to duty and our country deserves our respect and gratitude, not just today, but every day.

In the military circles, they say: “Amateurs talk about tactics, but professionals study logistics.”

Logistics has always been a vital part of any military action: one as simple as meal delivery, and one as complex as planning a gargantuan operation across the Atlantic. Transporting military ...

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GM Strike: How it affected various industries

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History knows events, which cause such ripples that we feel them years, if not decades into the future. It seems like, with the rise of technology and the progress of society, such monumental impacts become even likelier. In other words, even a little wave has the potential of causing a tsunami.

Ford, for instance, has also met the scrutiny of the United Automobile Workers. Although a tentative deal has been reached in a much quicker manner, this only goes to show ...

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Types of Auto Transport Carriers

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You will find two general types of auto transport trailers – open and enclosed.

However, we have to further distinguish the various types of open and enclosed trailers. Below, we have a short guide to help you learn about the various trailers used for long and short distances.

The most widely used trailer is open. These trailers are ubiquitous on the road. They are the standard mode for transporting vehicles. It is the fastest and most efficient mode as well.

Open carrier types:

  1. single ...
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Humans vs. AI in auto transport and logistics

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It seems like almost every day we get some news on the development of artificial intelligence. Back in the day, a program could not stand a chance against a human in chess. Nowadays, AI systems train one another how to play the game and they have become virtually unbeatable.

All would have been fine if AI was only involved in games. However, we all know that artificial intelligence is about to replace drivers. Robots have already taken ...

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