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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 how the transit timing for these shipments is so hard to predict,..

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    How Do Loading Times Impact Freight Shipping Rates?

    Posted by Cody Walters on May 7, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    You’ve put in the time. 

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    What “Do You Have a Truck in Hand?” Means For Shipping Capacity

    Posted by Christopher Matuska on May 3, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    You can’t trust just anyone with your shipment. Your deadline is important and your customer is waiting. And so, you’re asking if we have a “truck in hand” for your freight.

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    The Disadvantages of Using Drop Trailers for Freight Shipping

    Posted by Cody Wolhart on Apr 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    If you’re having trouble keeping up with your loading/offloading deadlines on your shipments, you’re likely wondering what you can do. Will working drop trailer service into the contracts you sign with your..

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    The Advantages of Using Drop Trailers for Freight Shipping

    Posted by Tyler Gregory on Apr 28, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    Let’s face it, transportation is unpredictable. Deadlines get missed, budgets get overextended and partnerships are put to the test. You're falling behind on your loading times and you’re looking for a..

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    Why Do Freight Brokers Fall Through? (and how to hold them accountable)

    Posted by Joe Graham on Apr 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    Whenever your broker falls through and jeopardizes the smooth success of your supply chain, you wonder: What happened? And most importantly, how can I make sure this doesn’t happen again? 

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    DOT Week 2021: What you should know about blitz week this May

    Posted by Josh Porwoll on Apr 14, 2021 9:50:46 AM

    If you’re a shipper wondering how this year’s round of Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration (CVSA) International roadchecks will impact your freight, you’re in the right place. Every year at this time,..

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    How Should a Freight Brokerage Monitor the Safety of Its Carriers?

    Posted by Jack Johnson on Apr 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    If you’re a shipper wondering what steps a freight brokerage will take to promote the safety of your cargo and all those involved in its transport, we don’t blame you. Without understanding the steps that..

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    How Does Distance Impact Freight Delivery Timing?

    Posted by Jake Eisenwinter on Apr 7, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    Of course the distance your freight needs to travel impacts the time it takes to get there. Based on land distance alone it takes longer to get from NY to Cal than from NY to N.J. But there’s more to it..

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    What Are Spot Market Quotes and How Does a Freight Brokerage Use Them?

    Posted by Christopher Matuska on Apr 5, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    You’ve been given a spot quote for your freight and you’re not sure how it was calculated or whether a spot quote is best for your business. Since the spot market is such a huge part of the trucking..

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