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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Key guidelines to transportation, warehouse safety compliance

Posted by Karen Hales on Aug 8, 2017 11:37:05 AM

Safety practices to reduce accidents, minimize injury

Your warehouse and transportation operations play a key role in the success of your business. Any operation interruptions or mishaps can drastically affect your company and its customers.  It is important to have guidelines for safety compliance designed specifically for your work environment and regular health and safety meetings, which will lead to fewer workplace accidents and absenteeism due to injury.
 
Reducing the risk of injury and accidents should be actively sought after by any business owner. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one in 20 warehouse workers will suffer a workplace injury in a given year. Meanwhile, the average cost of a recordable injury in the United States is $35,000 in workers’ compensation and lost productivity costs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Supply Chain Trends That Will Shape the Industry in 2017

Posted by Andrea Obston on Apr 18, 2017 5:57:46 PM

QCS Logistic's Jason Burns among industry experts providing logistics industry forecast

This article appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of CLDA Magazine.

The escalating growth of e-commerce, rising consumer expectations, the emergence of same-day distribution and verticals that will grow and shrink. All of these will shape the way those in the customized logistics and delivery industry do business in 2017. 

CLDA Magazine culled these forecasts from the sessions at the PARCEL Forum in September and through interviews with top industry insiders.

Here’s a peek at the factors that we expect will impact our business in the coming year.

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