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The Trucking Industry in July 2022: What you should know

Posted by Eric Metso on Jun 22, 2022 8:56:38 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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Partial Truckload (PTL) vs. Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Shipping: A Head-To-Head Analysis

Posted by Josh Gewecke on May 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM

It’s natural to feel overwhelmed when selecting a transportation service for your business; there are a ton of great options. 

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7 Common Construction Equipment Transportation Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Troy Heyne on May 18, 2022 10:00:00 AM

We all make mistakes sometimes. In 1920 the Boston Red Sox traded 24-year-old Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in exchange for $125,000. That deal, which is widely considered one of the biggest mistakes in..

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7 Ways to Protect Your Open-Deck Freight During Transport

Posted by Nicholas Hargrove on May 11, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Protecting cargo is top of mind for many companies. That said, ensuring freight arrives at its destination in good condition can sometimes be challenging for open-deck shipments which have external elements,..

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6 Common Flatbed Shipping Problems (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Jesse George on Apr 20, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Open-deck shipments hauled on flatbed, step-deck and double-drop trailers keep American supply chains rolling along. With assistance from service providers like asset trucking companies and freight brokers,..

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The 5 Keys to Choosing a Flatbed Trucking Company For Your Business

Posted by Matt Meyer on Apr 6, 2022 10:00:00 AM

As a central segment of your supply chain, your transportation processes and partnerships should never go unnourished. 

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8 Ways to Save Money on Your Flatbed Freight Shipments

Posted by Tyler Turn on Mar 28, 2022 10:00:00 AM

More than $100 billion. That’s how much money shippers — across the U.S. — spent moving their open-deck freight in 2021 alone. This number — which reflects a total that has steadily risen in recent history —..

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[Video] Can I Overhang On a Flatbed Trailer?

Posted by Justin Werner on Mar 10, 2022 8:47:11 AM

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[Video] Common Flatbed Trailer Types

Posted by Cory Link on Mar 10, 2022 8:23:59 AM

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When Does it Make Sense to Start a Drop Trailer Program? (& 3 Tips for Success)

Posted by Tyler Turn on Feb 28, 2022 10:00:00 AM

As a logistics professional, your sights are constantly set on efficiency, set on optimizing your processes to assist your company toward brighter days. 

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