Diakon Promotes Hessler to VP of Operations

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, January 19, 2018 - MANASSAS, Va. – Last-mile home delivery specialist Diakon Logistics has promoted Tom Hessler to vice president of operations.

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American West Buys Milwaukee Delivery Service

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, January 25, 2018 - SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – American West will acquire fellow specialized furniture Milwaukee Delivery Service for an undisclosed amount, effective Feb. 1.

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Specialty Carriers Face Massive Driver Shortage

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 29, 2017 - HIGH POINT - The ongoing shortage of truck drivers limiting specialty furniture carriers’ growth and straining existing service capacity to home furnishing retailers shows no signs of improving.

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Mark Fierek to Lead Specialized Furniture Carriers Division

December 4, 2017 – HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Specialized Furniture Carriers, a division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance since 2009, has named officers and board members for 2018.

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Electronic Logging Devices Have Some Pluses

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, November 28, 2017 - HIGH POINT — Implementation of electronic log devices will eliminate any flexibility on hours-of-service regulation and requires constant attention to and adaptation of new scheduling procedures on specialized carriers’ part, but the technology is not without its upside.

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