Freight Measurements Matter: Dimensions and Piece Count in Freight Shipping

Posted by Nick Bridenstine on Oct 30, 2023 10:09:37 AM

In some senses, the trucking industry is an information industry. Not an information technology industry (although trucking companies rely on world-class technology). Not a research industry. An industry that..

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The Trucking Industry In October 2023: What you should know

Posted by Scott Cromer on Sep 20, 2023 8:49:00 AM

October brings the World Series, Halloween and the start of the fourth quarter. And while it can be easy to write October off as the last month before the busy holiday season, experienced shippers know that..

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3 Common Freight Shipping Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by John Sewell on Sep 6, 2023 11:08:00 AM

Freight shipping is a complex operation with a lot of variables. Basically, you are trusting some of your valuable assets to a carrier to load, transport and unload them at your final destination. 

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LTL Freight Claims: How to File One and How to Avoid LTL Cargo Damage

Posted by Joe Fisher on Aug 10, 2023 8:08:00 AM

You’ve heard the horror stories: a friend of a friend’s cousin ships a valuable item cross country. The package gets lost for weeks, your friend’s friend’s cousin finally gives up on ever seeing their..

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The Pros and Cons of Using a Freight Brokerage to Ship Your LTL Freight

Posted by Jeff Lillibridge on May 8, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Shipping less-than-truckload (LTL) freight can be kind of nerve-wracking. There are a lot of variables at play every time your LTL freight is ready to move. 

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What Kinds of Pallets Are Used for Freight Shipping?

Posted by Amanda Garner on Feb 1, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Most companies use pallets to ship their goods at some point or another. Be it for a one-off less-than-truckload shipment, or a full truckload dry van load, palletizing your products is a convenient way to..

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[Video] Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Vs. Partial Truckload (PTL) Shipping

Posted by Brad Modaff on Nov 21, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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Small Freight Shipment Service Guide [An Overview of Your Options]

Posted by Aaron Campbell on Nov 2, 2022 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to transportation and logistics, trillions of dollars worth of cargo moves across the U.S. every year via semi-truck (or a motorized alternative), accounting for over 70 percent of all U.S...

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Top 10 LTL Carriers in 2024 (And 4 Tips For Choosing Yours)

Posted by Josh Gewecke on Sep 7, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Practically every supply chain depends on less-than-truckload (LTL) service to run smoothly. In the right situation, LTL shipping presents a convenient solution for shippers across industries. 

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How to Recover and Expedite LTL Freight After it Leaves Your Door (+ When to do so)

Posted by Gustavo Rodríguez Barrera on Aug 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Less-than-truckload (LTL) freight shipping can be notoriously slow-moving. Similar to shipping a package with UPS, it’s difficult to predict — when a shipment is requested — how long it will take to complete. 

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