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Drone Delivery – The Future of Logistics?

Drones have been in the headlines for years in various ways. Will drones be the future of logistics?

Drones have been in the headlines for years in various ways. There have been many stories surrounding amateur and hobbyist use of the remote controlled aerial vehicles, but more and more companies are looking to use drone technology to assist with their logistics.

Google and Amazon were among the business giants to launch campaigns for using the aerial vehicles to assist with package deliveries.  Will thousands of drones take to the skies to transport large items? Will container ships and trucks become ancient relics as we rely on new sources of transportation?read more


Happy Easter from Malark Companies!

The team at Malark Companies would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a safe and blessed Easter break. We hope you find some time during this holiday celebration to wind down and relax with your loved ones.

Over the holiday break, you can rely on us at Malark to ensure smooth operation of all your logistic needs. If you require any of our services during this holiday, please contact our vigilant team as we are always available to you.

Supply Chain Trends To Watch For in 2018

In the coming year, supply chain professionals should expect no huge surprises. What they can expect is an intensification of the business trends seen in the past few years.

Expanding Global Markets

ECommerce in developing markets has grown exponentially, and more flexible boundaries between these countries have opened up the market for cross-border eCommerce. According to BCG, global cross-border eCommerce will reach between $250 billion and $350 billion in 2025, up from $80 billion in 2014. Asia, Europe and North America will account for 40%, 25% and 20% of the market respectively. This projected economic growth cannot occur without an efficient, seamless global supply chain at its foundation. read more


Safety Initiative – Malark Joins The Blue Light Brigade

[Press Release: Malark Logistics Installs Blue Safety Lights on Forklifts]

Keeping Workers Safe By Using Safety Lights To Prevent Forklift Collisions

Maple Grove, Minnesota (January 2018): Malark Logistics continues to showcase safety as their top priority by installing blue safety lights on the rear of all their forklifts. These lights are designed to warn pedestrians when a lift is fast approaching.read more


Winter Driving Safety Tips for Semi-Truck Drivers

Winter is the most dangerous time of year for truck drivers. Not everyone will be tackling driving conditions like the “Ice Road Truckers”, but even in areas where snow is a rare sight, preparation against unknown weather and driving conditions is key to survival.

Experienced truck drivers always make the effort to prepare for winter weather driving by being ready to take action when the snow and ice hit hard. The following driving safety tips increase your chances of staying safe when severe weather creates bad road conditions.read more


Malark Logistics Taking “The Plunge” For The 6th Time!

[Press Release: Malark Logistics Takes The Polar Plunge in 2018]

Continuing their commitment to and support for Special Olympics of Minnesota.

Maple Grove, Minnesota (January 2018):  Malark is putting together their polar plunge team once again.  This team has been named, “The Malark Safety Crew” and they’re prepared to brave the frigid water of Fish Lake for the annual Maple Grove Polar Plunge.read more


Future Of Logistics – Malark Orders Fully Electric Tesla Semi-Trucks

[Press Release: Malark Logistics Orders Tesla Semi-Trucks]

Furthering Their Commitment to the Future of the Logistics Industry and Alternative Power

Minneapolis, Minnesota (December 2017): Malark Logistics has once again confirmed its position as a leader in third-party logistics by announcing their order of Tesla’s new, fully-electric semi-trucks.

As a longtime participant in the EPA’s SmartWay program, Malark has always recognized the importance of supply chain sustainability and the advantages high efficiency, streamlined freight transportation have on the environment and public health. By ordering Tesla semis, Malark raises the bar on sustainability by furthering its efforts to cut fuel use and generate less pollution. read more