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Kingsgate’s weekly blog for industry updates, human interest topics and all things Kingsgate.

Behind Kingsgate’s Benefits: Why Our Compensation Package is a Staple of our Legacy

May 21, 2018

There are things in life you can prepare for and things you can’t. Health problems are some of the things you can’t always prepare for… as much as you might try. You don’t envision getting a call that your daughter fell off her bike and broke her arm. Then finding out she had to stay in Children’s hospital for 5 days to make sure... 

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A Tribute to Our Founder and Mom: Merry Beckham

May 14, 2018

Yesterday, May 13th, was Mother's Day and the Beckham/ Barnett family spent the day with our mom, Merry. We all gathered for a Sunday brunch and then went to get our hands... 

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Respect the Room: the Meaning Behind the Phrase

May 7, 2018

Around three weeks ago Kingsgate welcomed our new Sales Manager, Doug Fuller, into the Kingsgate Family. Doug jumped right into his role at Kingsgate tightening up our sales... 

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Kingsgate Gives Back: A Walk to End Alzheimer’s

April 30, 2018

Here at Kingsgate, we have a strong history of community involvement. It was woven into our culture by Tom and Merry Beckham, our founders and my parents. Now, my siblings,... 

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10 Ways to Get Out of a Mental Rut

April 23, 2018

Have you ever started a day, week, month, etc. and just don’t know where to start? You’ve got a lot on your plate, more keeps getting added and yet every time you get... 

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Kingsgate’s Thank You Note Thursdays

April 16, 2018

In the age of digitization, purposeful and meaningful interpersonal communication has become more of a rarity. Taking the extra steps to give someone your time in whatever... 

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Produce Season Shifting the Market

April 9, 2018

It’s spring… and although it doesn’t feel like spring in Ohio, it is spring, and produce season has begun. With the short shelf life on produce, on-time delivery and... 

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Kingsgate’s Quarterly Cold-Call-A-Thon: Winner Announced!

April 2, 2018

Kingsgate's Broker Sales team had their most recent quarterly Cold-Call-A-Thon Friday, March 30th. During these Cold-Call-A-Thon's Kingsgate sends their best sales reps off... 

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Trucker Tuesday: A Thank You

March 27, 2018

I wanted to hold off on our Monday blog and do a "Trucker Tuesday" post and here's why... If you follow Kingsgate on Twitter you probably saw us share Transport Topics Cartoon... 

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5 Easy Ways to Make a Cold Call a Warm Call

March 12, 2018

Kingsgate, as a freight broker and logistics company, uses inside sales solicitations as the entry point to prospect new business. Our Logistics Solutions Managers make about... 

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Employee Appreciation Day Recap

March 5, 2018

Last Friday, companies big and small celebrated National Employee Appreciation Day and if you follow Kingsgate on social media you saw, we certainly did. At Kingsgate, we... 

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