Have you thanked a truck driver today?

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I just read an article in the September 2021 issue of FleetOwner entitled, “The Importance of Truck Drivers,” written by Michael Roeth, NACFE executive director. In his article, Michael Roeth comments about how trucks and truck drivers are often viewed as nuisances. I asked myself, “Am I guilty of that mindset?” My first response was, “No!” After all, I work … Read More

A Little Bit of History

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This month, HG Logistics LLC celebrates 15 years serving the transportation industry. However, our history extends back much further than September 2006. It actually goes back as far as 1896 when two gentlemen, John Hill and T. L. Griffith, launched the first complete foundry supply house called The Hill and Griffith Company. The Hill and Griffith Company is HG Logistics’ … Read More

HG Logistics LLC Celebrating 15 Years

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In September 2006, David Greek, President of The Hill and Griffith Company which manufactures foundry supplies, made the executive decision to expand his business to include freight transportation services. Thus, was the birth of HG Logistics LLC located in Cincinnati, Ohio. September 2021 marks HG Logistics LLC 15 Year Anniversary. We started out small with just two employees–one overseeing sales … Read More

Terry Dean Shares Copies of His New Book with HG Logistics

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  Two months ago, HG Logistics had the privilege of guest speaker, Terry Dean, President of Dean of Sales Marketing, share his experience and knowledge on “exceeding expectations” in both life and business. Since that meeting, Terry Dean has published a book entitled, Exceeding Expectations In Sales and Life, and has gifted HG Logistics with four copies. In his book, … Read More

HG Logistics LLC Renews with U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport

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HG Logistics LLC in Cincinnati, OH today announced that it has submitted and received approval for their current data submission to the SmartWay┬« Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and industry. The SmartWay Transport Partnership provides a framework to assess the environmental and energy efficiency of goods movement supply chains. HG Logistics LLC will continue … Read More

Featured Employee – Zech Haydon, National Account Manager

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I started in logistics fresh out of high school with no experience. At HG Logistics LLC, I was blessed to be trained by veterans in the industry, and I picked things up quickly. My curiosity on how things worked and me constantly asking questions helped to expand my knowledge of the transportation world. Also, I was always willing to put … Read More

Zech Haydon Reels in a Big Catch

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Before the start of this vacation season, many of us spent countless hours planning and organizing every detail of our vacations to ensure the best possible experience. There is nothing wrong with planning, but sometimes it is those last minute, unexpected trips that end up being the most enjoyable. Zech Haydon, one of our National Account Manager at HG Logistics … Read More

Community Support

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HG Logistics LLC loves being part of community whether it be our own little community of co-workers here at HG, or being part of the community of small business owners of Cincinnati, Ohio, or being part of the coast-to-coast transportation industry of the United States. Community is essential for a healthy mindset. Community brings people together and embraces spirit, character, … Read More

Shawna Hightchew – 10 Year Service Award

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HG Logistics LLC is proud to present Shawna Hightchew with her 10 Year Service Award. Shawna began her career with HG Logistics back on June 27, 2011, as a customer service representative performing various duties including document management, load development, and appointment scheduling. In 2017, she transitioned over to accounting where she assists with payables, receivables, billing, and collections. When … Read More

Good Business Practice Often Means Shifting From “Drive” to “Neutral”

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In the logistics industry, things are always in motion. They rarely slow down making it challenging to take breaks and step away from the demands of it all. The transportation mindset races from load to load finding available trucks, scheduling appointments, entering data, checking pickup and delivery status, and communicating constantly with drivers, shippers, and receivers. Although most of our … Read More