Freight Transportation
13 Jun

How To Regain Control Of Your Freight Costs – Start With Inbound Freight

Freight costs are among the most manageable business expenses, however, they can quickly get out of control if they’re not properly monitored....

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06 Jun

The True Costs of 3PLs

It’s often difficult to measure all of the benefits of using a 3PL, especially in monetary terms.  Just like a freight rate and freight cost can...

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09 May

How 3PLS Save Companies Money

Generally speaking, shippers often receive more attention from carriers when they work alongside a 3PL versus going it alone. Working with a 3PL...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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