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Because a drayage load can mean a few different things, confusion among carriers is common. Many carriers link drayage with going into a port, but that isn't always true. While all drayage loads typically originate from a port of entry, there are often several legs of a drayage journey before a container turns up at its final stop. Legs of a drayage load may include:

Why Are Drayage Companies in Denver, CO So Important?

You may be thinking, what's so important about drayage? It's such a small step in the container storage transport process. In reality, it's an integral piece needed in the logistics industry and a crucial part of U.S. supply chain management.

To truly understand the importance of drayage, let's use flowers as an example. Most cut flower shipments enter the market from areas in South America until they end up at Dutch auction houses. Once there, wholesalers purchase flowers in bulk and send those products to retail outlets worldwide. Because flowers are perishable, they typically need to be refrigerated and are often shipped in reefer containers. These refrigerated vessels must maintain a certain temp to prevent loss.

Drayage companies like RelyEx allow flower shippers to send their products from Argentinian ports to airports in the Netherlands with peace of mind because their products are protected. The only way to accomplish this feat is with the help of swift, meticulous port drayage services. Drayage companies allow flower shippers to send their products from Argentinian ports to airports in the Netherlands with peace of mind, because their products are protected. The only way to accomplish this feat is with the help of swift, meticulous port drayage services.

If port drayage is compromised, it can cause delays and even fines. You know the packages you get delivered to your front door from apps like Amazon? Without drayage and drayage brokers, one or two-day shipping times wouldn't even be possible.

As a multi-billion-dollar industry in the U.S. alone, it seems like drayage shipping issues shouldn't exist. But the fact is inefficiencies and congestion are still major problems at ports. Whether it's a lack of carriers, absent chassis, or overburdened terminals, delays lead to missed deadlines, lost revenue, and worse.

But anytime challenges exist, so too do innovative solutions.

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RelyEx Solves Problems

At RelyEx, we like to consider ourselves problem solvers. The nature of the container drayage industry presents new challenges every day, but we're firm believers that there's a solution to every hurdle we encounter. And while some drayage businesses implement a reactive approach, RelyEx customers choose us for our proactive mindset. We take pride in solving your company's drayage challenges to help you avoid frustrating fees, missed expectations, and delayed shipments. We strive to make every transaction successful and streamlined by partnering with shippers who prioritize transparent, prompt, and accurate communication.

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RelyEx Has a Unique Vantage Point

RelyEx approaches your business from the customer's perspective - a unique approach that helps us provide high-quality, effective drayage services. We've been in the customers' shoes, know their pain points, and because of that, provide first-hand solutions to stressful supply chain issues. With over 30 years of collective knowledge, our team excels in:

  • Inventory Management
  • Logistics
  • Purchasing
  • Finance

Our varied, high-level drayage shipping experience helps us achieve our overarching goal: expertly managing your freight movement needs. That way, you can direct your time and focus on growing the core aspects of your business while we handle the heavy lifting. Throw in proactive planning to avoid bottleneck situations and strong communication for transparent customer relations, and you can see why so many companies trust RelyEx.

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RelyEx Nurtures Strong Carrier Relationships

When it comes to shipping logistics, it only takes one mistake by a mediocre worker to disrupt your business. That's why, at RelyEx, we pride ourselves on forming and nurturing relationships with carriers who match our standards of care. Our founding partner started his career transporting freight for companies as an on-demand carrier. He uses that knowledge to maximize the resources of our carriers so that our customer's expectations aren't just met - they're exceeded.

Based in the port city of Denver, RelyEx has a keen understanding of the challenges of managing the inbound and outbound flow of containers. Our team of container drayage experts provides your business with unique solutions to nuanced shipping problems, minimizing demurrage and ensuring the successful delivery of your freight.

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Customers choose RelyEx because:

  • We are a reliable drayage logistics partner that manages your freight from beginning to end
  • We have a rare industry vantage point with 30+ years of client-side experience
  • We foster and fortify the strongest vendor relations
  • We take a proactive approach to problem-solving, not a reactive approach
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Your Drayage Shipments Managed from Start to Finish

Some drayage brokers don't care how customers feel about their service as long as they sign a contract and get paid. As a solutions-oriented team, RelyEx takes the opposite approach. We're motivated by the opportunity to overachieve for our customers and to provide them with the best logistics experience possible. With professional experience as carriers and shippers ourselves, we know the roadblocks and challenges you're facing. We excel at mapping out the best plans of action to solve those problems. But that's just the start.

Our tracking experts monitor and manage every aspect of your drayage shipment from booking to delivery, 24/7. Once booked, we look for the availability of your containers hourly once they're at port. When they arrive, our team acts quickly to access your storage containers when they're available.

Plus, RelyEx ensures your company's requirements are met by the carrier during loading and delivery and provide necessary documentation as fast as possible. With real-time tracking updates and access to our customer service professionals, your team has complete visibility throughout the shipping process.

We Source Top-Notch Operators at the Best Prices

Over the years, RelyEx has built a strong network of drayage carriers, transloading locations, and container storage spaces to provide you with the best possible options to match your drayage service needs. We know that searching for quality service presents an added layer of complexity and stress to our customers. That's why we work hard to take that off your plate by connecting you with our reliable shipping partners.

With a background moving freight as an on-demand carrier, our founding partner understands how to maximize the resources and equipment of our carriers to match your needs.

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We Make Transparent, Timely Communication a Priority

Like other industries, the global logistics space is complex. Mistakes will be made, and problems will happen. With those truths in mind, RelyEx has built its reputation as problem solvers. Unlike other drayage companies, we don't shy away from this industry's complexities because we take pride in solving problems. Even better, we aim to do what's needed to avoid those problems altogether.

As your logistics partner, we will provide your company with accurate, transparent, and prompt communication. If there are unexpected issues, we'll notify you immediately and will provide several options to remedy the problem. We even offer custom reporting for large clients who need at-the-moment updates and quick access to shipment documentation.

We Have Robust Project Management Experience

Why let the unpredictability of your industry dictate your success? With a background working in manufacturing, our founders are familiar with the demands of managing production schedules and sales orders. That experience makes it abundantly clear to us that every business and industry is different. If you struggle with seasonal surges or other factors, our team supports your business with a mapped-out plan and schedule, so you stay ahead of the game.

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Paperwork Errors

Typically, shippers need four specific documents to clear shipments through customs: A Bill of Lading (or BOL), a commercial invoice, a packing list, and an arrival notice. Seasoned drayage brokers like RelyEx are used to preparing these documents, but new shippers tend to miss this step due to inexperience.

Payment Delays

If a shipper only pays for part of their shipment, a vessel operator may refuse to release their freight until their bill is fully paid. Payment delays lead to cargo detention at the port of entry, which triggers demurrage charges.


Documents Received Too Late

Paperwork is needed when you're shipping goods with a drayage company. When documents like the Certificate of Origin or Bill of Lading arrive at their destination late, you can expect demurrage fees. RelyEx avoids this situation entirely by being proactive when submitting paperwork.

Additional causes for demurrage fees can include:

  • Damaged Container Storage
  • Custom Released Containers
  • Storage Containers Are Too Heavy

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The Supply Chain Partner You Can Count On

At RelyEx, we know first-hand how stressful supply chain problems can be for business owners. Though drayage shipping might seem minor on the surface, it affects every stage of your shipping process. And when inevitable hurdles manifest, RelyEx propels you over the proverbial roadblocks with a proactive mindset and a passion for challenging projects. We believe that all problems have a solution, and our unique vantage point allows us to provide first-hand solutions to customers in a wide array of industries.

When it comes to your business, don't settle for anything less than RelyEx. Contact our office today to learn more about how we make your shipping experience streamlined and stress-free.


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Jamal Murray will not play for Canada at FIBA World Cup

Denver Nuggets star Jamal Murray will not suit up for Canada in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, Canada Basketball announced on Wednesday.Murray, who attended Canada's training camp earlier this month in Toronto, stated that, after consulting with his team...

Denver Nuggets star Jamal Murray will not suit up for Canada in the upcoming FIBA World Cup, Canada Basketball announced on Wednesday.

Murray, who attended Canada's training camp earlier this month in Toronto, stated that, after consulting with his team and medical staff, it was decided that he needed additional recovery following a long and demanding season.

“When I came into training camp, I wanted to see how my body would respond after a long and demanding season and if I would be physically able to compete at the highest level required for the World Cup,” said Murray.

Murray is two months removed from the end of his NBA season after the Nuggets won their first title in franchise history in June. Serbia's Nikola Jokic, the two-time NBA MVP and Murray's Golden State teammate, is also skipping the World Cup to rest.

The Kitchener, Ont., guard sat out the 2021-22 season while recovering from surgery for an ACL tear.

The World Cup takes place from Aug. 25 to Sept. 10 in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia.

In order to secure a spot at the 2024 Paris Olympics, Canada must achieve a top-two finish among the Americas teams. Canada hasn't qualified for the Olympics since 2000.

The Canadians, who have been placed in Group H at the World Cup, will play France on Aug. 25, Lebanon on Aug. 27 and Latvia on Aug. 29 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The final phase of the 32-team tournament will be played in Manila, Philippines.

"It’s still a dream of mine to represent Canada at the Olympics, and I will support the team every step of the way as they pursue this goal," said Murray.

While losing the services of Murray, who averaged 20 points and 6.2 assists for the Nuggets last season, is a big blow, the Canadians still boast a stacked roster that includes All-NBA selection Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma City Thunder, along with Nickeil Alexander-Walker of the Minnesota Timberwolves and RJ Barrett of the New York Knicks.

Canada is in Spain this week to play exhibition matches against Spain on Thursday and the Dominican Republic on Friday.

Broncos Camp Observations: How TE Greg Dulcich's role could evolve as Broncos near regular season


ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — In the midst of 11-on-11 action, tight end Greg Dulcich sprinted off the line of scrimmage and down the middle of the field.

As he found a soft spot in the defense, Dulcich turned and hauled in a pass from Russell Wilson for an intermediate gain before continuing to run down the field.

The catch was one of several Dulcich posted during Tuesday's practice, as he also made a nice catch down the sideline in seven-on-seven action.

Dulcich had multiple catches in Monday's practice as well, including another seam route. And while Dulcich did not have a catch in limited action in Denver's preseason opener, Head Coach Sean Payton explained Tuesday that his role in the offense would evolve as the Broncos begin to game-plan for opponents.

"We're not into specific game-plan plays that would involve certain players," Payton said Tuesday. "He's one of those guys that we'll have packages that are designed [for him]. [That] doesn't mean he gets it, but he'd certainly be a primary [option]. We're still in installation. Today, we're installing another group of third-down plays and another group of red-zone plays. We've already done red zone [and] third down, but not the whole package. Today, they got a little bit more of red zone, and a little bit more of third down. As we get closer to the season, you'll see us customize it a little bit more."

During the offseason, Payton detailed Dulcich's potential to work in the Broncos' "Joker" position, which dated back to Payton's time in New Orleans.

"We use the term 'Joker' where we can get matchups," Payton said in June. "The trick sometimes is trying to predict what you're going to get defensively, if you're either going to get a nickel package or a base package. But man, he can run, he's got good ball skills, and he had one of his better practices today. Then you begin to build on that. Right now, there's an install that's taking place and the players, they go play those spots. When you get into the season, you really get more specific to who's running what route. I think his menu is going to be lengthy in the passing game, and there's enough stuff that we can do in the run game."

As the week begins, Dulcich has made his share of plays. When the Broncos begin to game-plan for the regular season, that impact may only grow.


In a pressure scenario on Tuesday, the Broncos' field-goal unit delivered.

At the end of the Broncos' two-minute drill during Tuesday's training camp practice, kicker Brett Maher faced a 59-yard attempt with the clock winding down. With his team trailing by three points, Maher sent the kick through the uprights — and several yards beyond.

Several minutes later, after the second-team offense took its turn, Maher drilled another field goal of at least 50 yards.

Head Coach Sean Payton said following practice that Maher had "a good day" on Tuesday, but the veteran will continue to compete despite being the only kicker on Denver's roster.

"We'll go day to day with where we're at with the kickers," Payton said. "… He's competing with himself because he's got 31 other teams [out there]. There are probably seven teams that have a real kicking battle, so he's competing with those guys that come out of those clubs. That doesn't discount us, possibly, if we wanted to bring in another player."


… Highlights of 9-on-7 work included a strong block from fullback Michael Burton, who opened up a hole for his running back.

… Wilson continues to find Jerry Jeudy often, as he connected with his wide receiver twice during an early 7-on-7 period.

… Wide receiver Marquez Callaway made an impressive touchdown catch during red-zone work, as he tiptoed the back line to keep his feet in bounds and record the score.

… Defensively, rookie inside Drew Sanders recorded a pass breakup in 7-on-7 and may have had a tackle for loss in 11-on-11 work.

… Wide receiver Courtland Sutton, cornerback Pat Surtain II and wide receiver Kendall Hinton were among the players to return to practice in some capacity. Payton said nose tackle D.J. Jones remains in the concussion protocol, while safety P.J. Locke is "going to be fine" after being carted off during practice.

… The following players did not practice on Tuesday: cornerbacks K'Waun Williams and Riley Moss; safeties Justin Simmons, Kareem Jackson and Caden Sterns; outside linebacker Nik Bonitto; tight ends Chris Manhertz and Tommy Hudson; right tackle Mike McGlinchey; defensive lineman Forrest Merrill; and wide receiver Brandon Johnson.

Broncos' Sean Payton plans to play Javonte Williams on Saturday

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Just over 10 months since he suffered the knee injury that ended his 2022 season, Denver Broncos running back Javonte Williams is set to take a significant step in his recovery this weekend and play in a game.Broncos coach Sean Payton confirmed after Tuesday's training camp practice what Williams has been hop...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Just over 10 months since he suffered the knee injury that ended his 2022 season, Denver Broncos running back Javonte Williams is set to take a significant step in his recovery this weekend and play in a game.

Broncos coach Sean Payton confirmed after Tuesday's training camp practice what Williams has been hoping to hear, that Williams will play at least some in the Broncos' preseason game Saturday night against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif.

"He's doing well, we'll have a plan -- I plan on playing him,'' Payton said. "We'll see pitch count-wise towards the end of the week. We'll be smart, but I do see him playing.''

Williams, a second-round draft pick by the Broncos in 2021 and an All-Rookie team member that season, suffered a torn ACL and LCL in his right knee in the Broncos' Oct. 2 loss to the Raiders. He said he was initially given a timetable of 12-to-18 months to return to the field.

Williams has worked furiously throughout the offseason to try and be ready for the regular-season opener -- Sept. 10 against the Raiders, in Denver -- and had made so much progress through spring and early summer that he was not placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list to start camp and has participated fully since.

Williams was held out of the Broncos' preseason opener this past Friday night in Arizona.

At the start of training camp, Williams said he was more confident than ever he could make the opener.

"It was hard at first ... but each week my confidence got bigger and bigger,'' Williams said then. "Now that I'm back on the field, I think this is the highest that [my confidence] has ever been.''

During the team's offseason program, Payton consistently offered an optimistic outlook about Williams' return.

The Broncos also showed plenty of confidence in Williams' return throughout the offseason given that they did not use one of their five picks on a deep running back class in the April draft and eschewed a long list of veteran backs available in free agency to sign Samaje Perine, who hasn't had more than 95 carries in a season since he was a rookie in 2017

Williams' powerful, bowl-the-defender-over style made him one of the team's most popular young players on the way to 903 rushing yards in 2021. He had rushed for 204 yards in three and a half games last season before his injury.

Dumpling pizza is now a thing in Denver. Will it catch on?

Gyoza pizza probably isn’t something you’ve seen — or eaten — before. But it is, in a way, exactly what it sounds like: a deconstructed dumpling that uses fried gyoza dough as the crust and an assortment of traditional (and not-so-traditional) dumplings, fillings and sauces as toppings.“People here in America love dumplings … we serve a lot of gyoza at (Daughter Thai),” said Ramintra Korkerd, the manager of ...

Gyoza pizza probably isn’t something you’ve seen — or eaten — before. But it is, in a way, exactly what it sounds like: a deconstructed dumpling that uses fried gyoza dough as the crust and an assortment of traditional (and not-so-traditional) dumplings, fillings and sauces as toppings.

“People here in America love dumplings … we serve a lot of gyoza at (Daughter Thai),” said Ramintra Korkerd, the manager of Gyoza Pizza. “You guys also love pizza. So, we thought about combining (them) together. It looks like pizza, it’s the same idea.”

For instance, Spicy Tobiko Gyoza is made with a water pan-fried crispy skirt gyoza, along with a cheese blend, spicy mayo, a tobiko and seaweed sprinkle, shitake mushrooms, and pork, or chicken. It is served with sweet black soy sauce, cilantro ginger sauce and chili oil.

The concept is the brainchild of the owners of Daughter Thai, a popular four-year-old restaurant in the River North Art District. But Gyozo Pizza operates entirely, for now, out of one of the many “ghost kitchens” that sprung up during the pandemic for companies that only do delivery service. As a result, the only way to try it is through food delivery apps like Uber Eats and Doordash.

“We don’t want to serve it in-house yet,” Korkerd said. “We just want to try the market first, which is going (well), but we want to target more people to know about us first.”

Gyozo Pizza is located inside the commissary-style ghost kitchen at 810 Vallejo St. in Denver under the same roof as more than a dozen other restaurants. Now that the pandemic is over, these facilities are being used partly to help some restaurants expand business through delivery, and partly as a low-risk way to launch and test new ideas, according to Korkerd.

“It’s been going pretty good, people love it,” Korkerd said. “We’re just gonna take it day by day.”

Based on the market response over the next few months, Daughter Thai’s owners may decide to open Gyozo Pizza in its own location (the restaurant doesn’t have the kitchen space to add the pizzas to its menu), she said.

And Korkerd is optimistic. “We have something like this in Thailand,” she said. “We want people in America and Denver to try something new from Asia, and we don’t see this in any way yet.”

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The pools go to the dogs! A list of dog swim days across Colorado




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DENVER — Mozzarella’s favorite time of the year is when the pools open their doors to dogs. He compiled a list so you and your pup won't miss out!

Thornton Paws for a Dip

The $5 ticket price includes one dog and one human companion. Each additional human is $1. Children 12-years-old and under are free. Proof of current pet vaccinations is required to participate. For more information, click here.

Pups at the Pool in Pueblo

The event costs $5 per dog. The first session runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., while the second session is 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, click here.

Bow Wow Beach Doggie Day at Water World

Water World confirmed to Denver7 that it will host a "Doggie Day" on September 9. Details about the event are still being finalized. Proceeds will benefit the Riverdale Animal Shelter. Doggie Splash and Pet Expo in Highlands Ranch

This event is broken down into three hour-long sessions. Tickets are $10 per dog, with a limit of two dogs per person. For more information, click here.

Dog Daze at the Bay in Broomfield

The city is asking humans to register for the event in order to guarantee your spot and time. For more information, click here.

Wag N' Romp in Lone Tree

Pups must be at least 4 months old to participate. For more information, click here.


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