Andrea Obston

Andrea Obston

  Andrea Obston is Director of Public Relations for the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association.  The CLDA is the voice of the customized logistics and delivery industry, representing those who keep the wheels of commerce rolling in North America.  CLDA (formerly MCAA) is the largest trade association in the industry providing time-critical and last-mile deliveries.  Since 1987, the association has promoted and advanced the professionalism of the customized logistics and delivery industry through networking, education and advocacy.   For more information see www.theCLDA.comand www.facebook.com/theCLDA  

Confessions of a Former White Glove Carrier

Nov 29, 2016
An interview with Ben Kaplan, CLDA Board Member and President of Rightaway Delivery in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Do Not Tolerate a Passive Approach to Selling

Aug 10, 2016
Q & A with Jason Burns, Partner and Business and Development Manager, QCS Logistics By Andrea Obston, CLDA Director of Public Relations

Data Trumps Delivery

May 31, 2016
Q & A – Jeff Thomas, President and CEO, Priority Dispatch

Tips for Riding the Rollercoaster

Mar 21, 2016
What do to when business goes up and business goes down

Change the Way You Look at Your Business

Jan 28, 2016
Change is inevitable and it’s happening faster than ever. Over his 35+ years in the transportation industry, Chuck Moyer has learned to monitor trends in the industry and to forecast the ones that will have the greatest impact.

Key Performance Indicators That Matter to Shippers

Dec 8, 2015
Want to get and keep work from shippers? It’s all about measuring up to their expectations when it comes to Key Performance Indicators (KPI). It’s not enough for a carrier to say they have delivered on time or successfully moved something from A to B. Today’s shippers require careful tracking and measurement of data points that help them determine a carrier’s ability to execute on the service.

Secrets of Successful Final Mile Delivery

Sep 29, 2015
Q & A – Kirk Godby

The Next Hot Vertical – Delivering it Cold

Jul 20, 2015
A conversation with Jason Burns, board member of the Customized Logistics and Delivery Association and VP of Business Development for QCS Logistics. He recently moderated a panel on Cold Chain Deliveries at the CLDA Annual Meeting.

The Last Fast Mile

Jun 1, 2015
A conversation with Chuck Moyer, Board Member, Customized Logistics and Delivery Association and CEO, Express Courier, Inc. (an LSO company) operating a fleet of over 2,000 vehicles and 55 facilities.

Q & A Steve Howard: To Expand or Not to Expand Your Warehousing Facilities. That is the Question.

Mar 26, 2015
In warehousing logistics, there’s a great space challenge. When is the right time to expand your warehouse facilities? And when is it time to make better use of what you have?

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