Tag: trucking

United Pipe Tackles Truck & Driver Availability

One of the continuing causes for increases on commodity products like steel pipe, copper tube and PVC pipe is the availability of truck transportation, or lack thereof. The Washington Post published an article about the current “severe trucker shortage” in the United States which reports on the contributing factors that have led to this jam. […]

United Pipe’s Chris DeWolfe on Becoming “Shipper of Choice”

Our logistics and inventory operations manager, Chris DeWolfe, talks with Supply Chain Dive about being becoming the shipper of choice in a carrier’s market. “‘We want to work together so the relationship is a win-win for both parties,’ said Chris DeWolfe, logistics and inventory operations manager for United Pipe & Steel, the largest master distributor […]

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Strut Increase Coming April 30th

Due to Section 232 impacting domestic pricing and import pricing up to 25% on all incoming raw material, along with new trucking regulations which have caused freight costs to increase, mills have  announced a 10-18% price increase, effective Monday April 30th, 2018. Click here to see all of our Strut products and our Strut list […]