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BAT Logistics provides intermodal container, and port drayage services between ocean ports, rail ramps and shipping docks.

BAT’s extensive knowledge, and relationships extend throughout the major ports, and rail yards nationwide.

In addition to our port and rail drayage service, we offer nationwide intermodal service with our network of over 6,000 truck load partners.

For rates, contact batgroup@batlogistics.comor call 800-BAT-TRUX.

There several reasons utilizing freight brokers, so I will list the largest reason such as added capacity, minimized costs, control over liability, flexibility over transportation costs, and save time.

• Working with a broker instantly boost capacity. Depending on the size of the freight broker, they may work anywhere from one thousand to over fifty thousand carriers. This kind of capacity increases the chances that the freight broker can provide truckload capacity for 20-40% less costly than, if you’re asking your current providers that are not brokers. Either way, compare the rates between the freight broker and your providers. That’s how you minimize costs.

• Brokers work with thousands of carriers to call upon to negotiate pricing therefore has more flexibility on its pricing.

• Brokers will save you time, by utilizing a broker it gives you access hundreds of available trucks within minutes.

• Shippers can gain more control over the amount of liability it can require from a freight broker. In 2011, now over half of the states in the USA have passed “Anti-Indemnity Laws.”

Shippers that require its transportation providers to hold shipper harmless from any and all losses. regardless whom is negligent. Anti-indemnity law protects motor carriers (not freight brokers-3pls in most states) and will void the contract as its against public policy for shippers to require the motor carrier to hold shipper harmless from any and all losses by the shipper or not. The purpose of the Anti-Indemnity is to shift the 100% liability from the motor-carrier to balance the liability.

Links:
www.riskvue.com/articles/fs/fs0711a.htm
www.batlogistics.com

Papillion, Neb.- A based third party logistics provider that specializes full truck load, less than truck load flat bed, refrigerated, interna tional, and rail services, reports its all time growth in sales revenue, for the three months, ended June 30, 2010.

Remarking on BAT Logistics growth, one of the owners, Jarrod Marinello said, “We are extremely grateful for the first half of 2010, followed by third consecutive year-over-year growth due largely to employee retention, added capacity and our ability to react quickly to market conditions.”

While truck load capacity tightened in the industry, BAT managed to increase its carrier base above 25 percent in the past four months.

BAT Logistics head quartered in Papillion, Neb., is a privately held third party logistics provider.

For information about BAT Logistics services please contact (800)BAT-TRUX, www.batlogistics.com or send us an email at batgroup@batlogistics.com.

OMAHA, Neb.–(Sept 17th, 2010) According to the Association of American Railroads (AAR) this week it reports weekly rail car load volume set a new 2010 record for the second consecutive week.

With the slow down in the economy more shippers have been utilizing the railroad as another alternative to saving money. And why not? Unless your product is time sensitive, or needs to be refrigerated, rail can be a perfect option that can save you up to 20-30 percent, and sometimes more. There are even some other ways to save money through rail services.

The downside to rail is the amount of time it takes to transport freight. For example, to transport freight 850 miles could take four to five days using rail service, but only take two days for truck load service.

A good approach to time sensitive freight and thats not temperature control is to offer your customer/vendor a discount for more time to receive their freight. I bet you twenty percent of the time your customer could spare a couple more days, regardless of the discount.

Some other benefits to utilizing rail service can be that of a rolling warehouse, and its ability to provide drop trailers to cut back on the man hours needed to load/unload its freight.

With the economy cutting into your labor costs, drop trailers can be less costly than having to pay drivers overtime sitting for several hours while your short on help due to labor cut backs.
While there are costs associated with having rail containers dropped its can be much cheaper in the long run.

For those looking to save money by freeing up space in the facility warehouse without having to ship their freight earlier than its customer wants it, rail service can be used as a moving warehouse.

BAT Logistics
www.batlogistics.com
(800)BAT-TRUX
(402)885-8101

Jarrod Marinello* Executive

OMAHA, Neb.– April 27, 2011 – BAT Logistics, provider of 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation solutions, continues to grow its revenue by double digit percentages in the first quarter.

Despite tighter capacity, and severe winter weather that caused major delays in freight shipments earlier in the year.

“BAT contributes the earnings to a strong demand for its full truck load and flatbed services, along with significant increases in its customer base, and contracted freight,” said Jarrod Marinello, Co-Owner and VP of BAT Logistics.

OMAHA, Neb.- BAT Logistics, provider of 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation solutions, finishes 2010 with revenues up 43% over 2009.

www.batlogistics.com
(402)885-8100
Batgroup@batlogistics.com

OMAHA, Neb. – BAT Logistics, provider of 3rd Party Logistics and Transportation solutions, is giving back to the community through the Salvation Army. We have increased our giving every year and one of the ways we give back is to adopt families that would otherwise not have a Christmas with presents.

This year, BAT has adopted 11 families ranging from two to seven family members. We provide gifts from a wish list for the children and we also provide a gift card to a local grocery store to buy their Christmas dinner for the whole family.

It is just a small token to share the blessings we at BAT have received throughout the year. This is BAT’s third year adopting families during the Christmas holiday, and double the amount of families it has adopted from last year.

About Adopt-A-Family
This year, more than 2,300 families qualified for assistance from the Adopt-A-Family program. Since the program began 11 years ago, more than 16,000 families have been adopted by local donors.

Families range in size from one to five children and, if adopted, will receive Christmas dinner and toys for the children to open Christmas morning.

Those interested in adopting a family may call The Salvation Army Adopt-A-Family at 402-474-6263.

Papillion, NE – BAT Logistics, a third party logistics provider, was  recently approved by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) as a $100,000 Performance Certified member.

This protection provides guarantee of freight payment to carriers, shippers and other third party logistics providers in excess of the $10,000 bond required by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration.

As of 2010, less than 10 percent of all 3pl providers have been approved for this program.

To qualify for this program, the company must agree to abide by a strict TIA code of ethics, maintain an A credit rating, utilize written agreements with all parties to insure solid business practices, maintain written qualifications between carrier partners and demonstrate the abilty to secure a $100,000 surety bond.

As of October 22, 2009 only 42 third party logistics providers out of an estimated 15,000 licensed providers in the United States have been approved for this program.

Contact BAT Logistics at:
(800)BAT-TRUX or (402)885-8100
www.batlogistics.com
batgroup@batlogistics.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2010 —
Papillion, NE – BAT Logistics a third party logistics provider recently approved by Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) as a $100,000 Performance Certified member.
This protection provides guarantee of freight payment to carriers, shippers and other third party logistics providers in excess of the $10,000 bond required by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration.

As of 2010, less than 10% of all 3pl providers have been approved for this program.

To qualify for this program the company must agree to abide by a strict TIA code of ethics, maintain an A credit rating, utilize written agreements with all parties to insure solid business practices, maintain written qualifications between carrier partners and demonstrate the ability to secure a $100,000 surety bond.

About TIA

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is the professional organization of the $162 billion third-party logistics industry. TIA is the only organization exclusively representing transportation intermediaries of all disciplines doing business in domestic and international commerce. TIA is the voice of transportation intermediaries to shippers, carriers, government officials and international organizations. TIA is the United States member of the International Federation of Freight Forwarder Associations (FIATA).To learn more about TIA, visit their website at www.tianet.org

To learn more about BAT Logistics, visit their website at www.batlogistics.com or call (800)BAT-TRUX

OMAHA, Neb.– July 2, 2011 – Shippers should be aware of the Anti-Indemnity Laws that may have already been passed in their own state.

Shippers require their transportation providers to hold them harmless from any and all losses regardless of who’s at fault. The passing of the Anti-indemnity Law means indemnity agreements in motor carrier contracts are against state public policy and, therefore, void. That puts the balance of liability back to shippers doing business with motor carriers directly.

However, the Anti-Indemnity Law does not pertain to shippers contracting with 3pls/freight brokers. This could mean more business for 3pls/freight brokers, but at how much risk to themselves?

www.batlogistics.com
(402)885-8100