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Technology in Transportation: How Does Your Carrier Stack Up?

Posted by Mark Andres on Jun 25, 2020 4:25:18 PM

The days of doing business over fax or even snail mail are fading. This could be due in part to the fact that people within a company generally aren’t in a central office anymore — particularly now in the..

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Roll-On/Roll-Off or Lift-On/Lift-Off Shipping Infographic

Posted by ATS on Jun 19, 2020 8:30:00 AM

There are many ways to ship international cargo efficiently and cost-effectively. And there are countless decisions to make in order to ensure your unique international shipping needs are met.

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Shipping to Puerto Rico: Understand the Current Benefits and Future Opportunities

Posted by Steve Hastings on Jun 17, 2020 11:34:33 AM

There's no question Puerto Rico has faced economic hardships for the better part of 30 years. And if you’ve kept up with the news over the past three years, you know in September 2017, the island was hit by..

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The Real Cost of Using The Lowest Cost Carrier

Posted by Deb Meester on Jun 9, 2020 11:45:00 AM

After all you’ve been through in 2020, you’d probably do just about anything to see life go "back to normal." It’s safe to say we'll establish a “new normal” at least in the short term. Transportation..

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Heavy Haul Trailer Fit Equation Infographic

Posted by ATS on Jun 3, 2020 9:38:33 AM

The below infographic can be used as a resource to help determine what size trailer you need to haul your load.

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Using core values to strengthen relationships with your customers

Posted by Ty Holstrom on May 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Whether directly or indirectly, all companies struggle during economic downturns and other times of difficulty in some way. Great companies, however, find ways to survive and even thrive during times of..

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How to Become a Better Shipper: Be Prepared for Drivers

Posted by James Gieske on May 6, 2020 11:48:11 AM

In a world driven by scorecards, ratings and reviews, it’s more important than ever to make sure your business stays on top of the list of shippers people want to work with. One way to help improve your..

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The Importance of Cargo Insurance: What Every Shipper Should Know

Posted by Jim Fagan on May 5, 2020 8:31:55 AM

As a shipper, you can do a lot of things to ensure your cargo reaches its destination in the best possible condition. For example, you can choose a reliable carrier, take extra care when packing your..

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How Shippers Can Know If They're Hiring a Safe Heavy Haul Trucking Company

Posted by Nathaniel Leis on May 1, 2020 8:45:00 AM

When it comes to choosing a carrier, safety is paramount.

If something goes amiss (like an accident), you won't just lose goods. Roadway incidents can also lead to damage, lawsuits and reputation-tarnishing..

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When carriers get paid quickly, everybody wins

Posted by Mike Stangl on Apr 30, 2020 11:55:34 AM

When given the choice, carriers prefer to be paid faster by their brokerage. No surprise there, right? But it’s about more than simply putting money in their pocket. Remember, it costs money to move..

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