NO-COST Freight Savings Analysis
28 Feb

How to Solve The Biggest Problem with FOB Terms

F.O.B. (Free on Board) terms indicate at which point title of the goods passes from the seller to the buyer. They also indicate who bears the...

21 Feb

Eight Ways to Save on Freight Costs

1. Run Rate Comparisons For All Shipments

Shippers can automate this process with a TMS program, which can rate shop every shipment and route...

31 Jan

LTL Carrier Liability Limits & Rates

With shipments of a particularly high value, FAK structured pricing and LTL volume shipments in particular, one instance of damage and/or loss...

18 Oct

How to Avoid Losing Money on Freight Charges

Ecommerce sellers, especially those selling heavier items being shipped on pallets, face the difficult challenge of accurately quoting and billing...

11 Oct

Why You Shouldn’t Base Your Freight Decisions Solely on Price

As a shipper, it is important to factor in service levels in addition to price when evaluating a transportation partner. Carriers and 3PLs alike...

16 Aug

How is Freight Class Determined?

Per the National Motor Freight Classification® (NMFC®), which sets the standard for classifying freight based solely on four characteristics...

02 Aug

5 Ways To Lower Your Current Freight Spend

Experiencing a reduction in LTL freight costs doesn’t necessarily have to be achieved through carrier rate negotiations. Lowering freight costs...

21 Jun

The Myth of Free Freight

It costs money to ship things and freight isn’t free. There’s no doubt the ruse of free freight can be very attractive to buyers. Many companies...

07 Jun

Including Profit Loss in a Freight Claim Filing

Carriers require either the manufacturer’s invoice or the seller’s invoice to be included when filing a freight claim for several reasons,...

10 May

LTL GRI (General Rate Increase) and the Actual Impact on Costs

It’s a widely accepted practice of LTL carriers to make periodic adjustments to their base rates through the form of a General Rate Increase...