Delivery Notes

QCS Logistics founder Ronnie Burns, Sr., joins CLDA Hall of Fame

Posted by Karen Hales on Jul 19, 2018 3:04:27 PM

QCS Logistics Founder Ronald “Ronnie” V. Burns, Sr., received his industry’s highest award from the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) – Induction into the CLDA Hall of Fame. The award was presented at the association’s annual meeting in New Orleans in recognition of his 34 years of service to the industry.

Burns founded New Orleans courier and logistics company QCS Logistics, formerly Quick Courier Services, in 1984. He was a founding member of the Messenger and Courier Association, today the CLDA, and in 1992 became its first African American board member. He is chairman and chief executive officer of QCS Logistics, having named his son Jason G. Burns, Sr., QCS president in 2017.

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Logistics industry association meeting celebrates 30th anniversary

Posted by Karen Hales on May 18, 2017 4:41:49 PM

CLDA Conference Focuses on Shipper-Carrier Best Practices

Marking its 30th anniversary as a leading association representing those who keep the wheels of commerce rolling in North America, the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association annual meeting brought together 400 members of the industry for three days of networking, educational sessions and focus groups. The logistics industry association meeting was held May 3-5 in Orlando, Fl., and focused on shipper-carrier best practices and creating new business opportunities for CLDA members.

CLDA Annual Meeting & Expo Chair Chuck Moyer said conference planners’ aim was to provide participants the opportunity to walk away with new business contacts, state-of-the-art technology updates, business best practices and information necessary to remain competitive and meet the ever-changing needs of shippers.

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CLDA Conference Explores Logistics Paradigm Shift of Final Mile

Posted by Jason Burns on Jul 20, 2016 9:57:19 AM

Ecommerce boom and last mile demand

By Jason Burns, QCS Logistics Partner and CLDA Treasurer

From the ecommerce boom and increased demand for final mile delivery to recent rulings regarding worker misclassification and regulations on driver hours of service (HOS) and food and beverage transportation, the Customized Logistics & Delivery Association (CLDA) Annual Meeting & Expo last month in Las Vegas focused on the issues, opportunities and trends impacting the same-day delivery and transportation services industry.

Here are some key takeaways from this year’s conference, which was themed “Leveraging the Last Mile.”

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Secrets of Successful Final Mile Delivery

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 19, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Q & A with Kirk Godby, president of The Customized Logistics & Delivery Associatio

By Andrea Obston

There is an art and a science to successful Final Mile delivery.  Like same-day, Final Mile involves timeliness, speed, accuracy and precision.  Fast and efficient Final Mile gives consumers what they want and shippers a way to measure up to increasingly demanding buyer expectations.
Having spent more than two decades in the customized logistics and delivery world, CLDA president Kirk Godby knows the demands of getting things from Point A to Point B fast.
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