Freight Basics – INCO Terms

When negotiating an international sales contract, the Terms of Sale can be just as important as the sale price. Since 1936 the INCO Terms created by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have been used to breakdown the language barriers. These terms are used for...

7 Steps to an Effective Employee Onboarding Process

Okay, as your Transportation & Logistics recruiter, we have provided you with a “water walker” candidate you just hired. We have a replacement warranty so you can reload but do you have a good onboarding program so we all can avoid the loss of time & money...

Non-Asset Truck Brokerage – True / False Issues

In spite of the growth of non-asset-based truck transportation, there are still a lot of negative connotations about this particular transportation business model. The core negative issue is that these companies don’t own the trucks or freight. As a result, other...

Outsource your Logistics Recruiting and – SAVE $$$

Finding the right hire for a logistics company often easier said than done. There are many items that go into hiring a logistics candidate. Crabtree & Eller, LLC can find the best talent for your transportation or logistics company, right now. Getting started only...

Transportation Hiring is CRUSHING IT right now

Increased Hiring in the Transportation and Logistics Sectors I just read a very interesting JOC article confirming what I already knew about increased hiring in the Transportation and Logistics sectors.  You can find the article here: ...

Job Descriptions Matter!

[can you drink a few beers and not make an ass out of yourself??!!] I had a new Trucking and Logistics client call about three years ago and after a couple conversations he determined we were a good fit for his company and we signed a recruiting contract.  I liked the...

Resume Writing 101, Class #1

The following information is just my opinions, but they are based on recruiting in Transportation and Logistics for almost 15 years.  I basically read resumes for a living, so I see what works and what doesn’t.  Resumes are Important and a document you...