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27 Jun

Comparing Freight Shipping Quotes

Shippers often contact multiple LTL freight carriers to find the least expensive freight rate. It’s important to keep in mind that carriers price...

30 May

The Flow of Freight Data & Shipment Information: (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange vs. (API) Application Program Interface

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has been the industry standard for years. EDI is a form of communication between two systems where the specific...

23 May

What Happens When LTL Freight Is Noted & Refused Damaged?

When freight is refused because of noted damage, it’s important to advise the LTL carrier in a timely fashion of the location to which the damaged...

04 Apr

3 Tools Everyone In The Freight/Shipping Industry Should Be Using

Carrier & 3PL Websites

From rate quotes to document images and everything else in between, shippers today have access to 3PL and carrier websites...

20 Dec

LTL 101: A First Timer’s Guide to LTL Shipping

If you’ve only been accustomed to using a parcel service to ship your packages and now find yourself with a shipment that weighs more than 150 lb,...

01 Nov

Process Improvement Savings You’ll Achieve With a 3PL

A 3PL can bring many advantages to the table for a shipper, the least of which is aggressive freight rates. Process improvements that can lower...

27 Sep

Changes Made to The Universal Bill of Lading

There were some wording changes made to the Universal Bill of Lading by The National Motor Freight Classification® effective August 13, 2016. One...

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...

19 Jul

What is the Difference between FTL and LTL?

Although they may sound similar, FTL (full truckload) and LTL (less than truckload) freight can be drastically different.  A few notable...

12 Jan

Rural vs. Interline Shipments

There are a couple of key differences in rural and interline shipments.  First, known interline points are different from rural points in that it...