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What is a Trailer Interchange Agreement?

Posted by Justin Werner on Aug 4, 2021 10:43:12 AM

Trailer interchange agreements are another special piece of the transportation world. And, if you’ve ever wondered exactly what they do, when they should be used and how they relate to the shipping process,..

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The Trucking Industry in August 2021: What you should know

Posted by Charles Kuykendall on Jul 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

August. A seemingly simple six-letter word that has a serious impact on the trucking industry, national supply chains and your shipping dollars. But what makes August so special? 

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What is Hot Shot Trucking?

Posted by Mike Rudnick on Jul 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Hot shot trucking just sounds like fun doesn’t it? Like a freshly fueled rocket ship ready to blast into orbit or that little red bicycle you had as a kid. . . oh, nostalgia.

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Reduce Your Freight Costs By Doing These 8 Things Truckers Enjoy

Posted by Andrew Beckmann on Jul 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Saving money can be difficult. That said, you’re hoping to find a way to cut back, however slightly, on your freight shipping costs.

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The Trucking Industry in July 2021: What you should know

Posted by Eric Metso on Jun 29, 2021 10:00:00 AM

In the trucking industry, July makes busy bees of us all as produce season in southern states continues to ramp up and Q3 stretches its legs in anticipation of an exciting three months.

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The Top 5 Most Expensive Freight Shipping Destination Types

Posted by Cory Link on Jun 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Did you know that all told, there are roughly 19,495 incorporated cities, villages, towns and communities in the United States of America? 

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How Do Brokers Grow and Maintain a Reliable Carrier Network?

Posted by Erick Mumm on Jun 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Whether you’ve worked with a freight brokerage in the past or are thinking about doing so in the future, it’s important to understand how the right broker can help your business. The first step when making..

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The Top 10 Reasons Why Freight Shipments Fail

Posted by Cory Link on May 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Your freight shipment failed again. Your truck didn’t show up, your freight didn’t make it on time, and your relationship with your customer is struggling. Every time you ask your transportation partner why..

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What is a Bill of Lading (BOL) In Freight Shipping?

Posted by Terry Weiland on May 12, 2021 10:00:00 AM

You’re new to shipping freight and have heard the term “bill of lading” thrown around about your shipments. You know that this is an important piece of the freight shipping process but just aren’t sure how..

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Why is my freight shipment taking so long? [LTL, PTL & FTL comparison]

Posted by Janelle Kunkel on May 10, 2021 9:57:00 AM

If you’ve recently used less-than-truckload or partial-truckload transportation services for your freight, you’re probably wondering why the transit timing for these shipments is so hard to predict,..

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