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Delivering Certainty in Uncertain Times

Posted by Gary Stang on Mar 30, 2020 10:05:37 AM

We know these are uncertain times. Every day, we’re experiencing new developments in the COVID-19 pandemic that directly affect the way we live and work. We’ve had to consider and put into effect a “Plan B”..

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Coronavirus and Overseas Shipping: What You Need to Know

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Mar 26, 2020 4:13:14 PM

The coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly every facet of international logistics and commerce — and some consumers and businesses are scrambling to get the goods and supplies they need to weather the..

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2020 Transportation Outlook and What it Means for Your Business

Posted by Paul Pfeiffer on Jan 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Start your year off on the right foot with deep analysis of the 2020 freight market.

A new year means it’s time to evaluate your budgets and plan ahead. A necessary step in planning your year is to know..

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2020 Transportation Challenges and How You Can Overcome Them

Posted by Crystal Lahr on Dec 17, 2019 10:00:00 AM

What do you see as the most significant 1-2 challenges in freight transportation in 2020?Heading into 2020, downward pricing pressure on freight continues while service demands increase. Brokerages rely..

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Winter Driving Tips

Posted by ATS on Nov 12, 2019 11:43:00 AM

Winter can cause many problems. Whether it be rain, freezing rain, wind or snow, Drivers must be prepared to face the hazards winter driving brings. These conditions can cause accidents and injuries if you..

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What Is the Difference Between Pad-Wrap Services and Blanket-Wrap Shipping?

Posted by ATS on Oct 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Pad-wrap services and blanket-wrap shipping are the same thing. When a carrier offers these services, what they are offering consists of wrapping freight, typically larger, unboxed items, with large padded..

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Winterization Best Practices

Posted by ATS on Sep 19, 2019 9:19:00 AM

Winter is especially hard on trucks and trailers, so please keep in mind the following best practices to ensure optimal safety and success:

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6 Key Factors for Choosing the Right Carrier

Posted by ATS on Aug 5, 2019 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to maintaining quality service in an increasingly demanding market, not all carriers are created equal. As you evaluate carriers, help your supply chain shine by considering these factors to..

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The Real Cost of Using The Lowest Cost Carrier

Posted by ATS on Jul 15, 2019 11:45:00 AM

As a decision-maker who is responsible for managing a budget, it is important to be fiscally responsible with your company’s money. If there’s a less expensive option to accomplish a specific task, as long..

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Our Goal is Zero: Protect Life at All Costs

Posted by ATS on Jun 11, 2019 11:39:00 AM

For the past four decades in the United States, nearly 5,000 people have died each year in crashes involving commercial trucks and commercial truck Drivers, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway..

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