Freight Shipping
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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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01 Dec

Accurate Benchmarks & Freight Data Comparisons

Simply looking at the expense side of your freight budget can be misleading. Without detailed freight data, it’s very difficult to effectively...

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10 Nov

Web Services: The Missing Link Throughout Your Organization

Web services facilitate communication between two different applications (systems) over an internet connection.  They can be used to create a...

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20 Oct

eCommerce: How Freight Costs Can Increase Sales & Market Share

Sellers are always looking for a competitive edge wherever possible, or at least they should be, and with ecommerce really exploding over the past...

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