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What Trailer Types Are Used in Each Industry?

Posted by Brian Seitz on Oct 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Unless you live off the grid, under a rock AND far from the beaten path, your day-to-day life is heavily influenced by countless industries. 

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Can I Overhang Freight On a Flatbed Trailer?

Posted by Andrew Beckmann on Sep 27, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The total freight length you’re legally allowed to transport using a flatbed trailer changes from one state to the next. Each state government has very specific guidelines outlining what dimensions shippers..

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How To Get Oversized Load Permits For Your Freight (3 Easy Steps)

Posted by Joanna Jungels & Leah Kuechle on Sep 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Oversized load permits are required for shipments that exceed the legal dimensional restrictions for the states, counties and townships they traverse during transit. 

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What Does Heavy Haul Trucking Cost?

Posted by Ben Delong on Aug 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Heavy haul trucking couldn’t be more important to your supply chain. And, no matter how big or what it is, that boiler, generator, tank or piece of large machinery, needs to get to its destination —..

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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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What Are the Hours of Service (HOS) For Truck Drivers?

Posted by Sean Glenz on Apr 12, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The trucking industry is dangerous. 48,000 pounds of fabricated steel flying down the highway at 65 miles per hour simply can’t go unmonitored. As such, there are systems in place to make sure that the..

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What’s Causing the Truck Driver Salary Increase? [And How It Benefits You]

Posted by Joe Goering on Apr 8, 2021 9:40:00 AM

It's been tough balancing the increased shipping costs lately. Yet, it seems like you keep reading about another trucking company increasing pay for their drivers.

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How Many Miles is a Truck Driver Allowed to Drive in One Day?

Posted by Andrew Beckmann on Mar 29, 2021 8:45:00 AM

We’ve all been there before. Out of nowhere, someone needs something from you last minute. So it’s up to you to get your inventories picked up and delivered as fast as possible. But what’s a..

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What is Digital Freight Matching? [Definition + Common Problems]

Posted by Troy Heyne on Mar 23, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Finding trucks to pull your freight in the current market is continuing to prove difficult. That’s forcing you to get more creative in the way you find capacity for a reasonable price. 

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How Does Trailer Type Impact Freight Shipping Costs?

Posted by Scott Kunkel on Mar 11, 2021 1:57:11 PM

If you ship equipment that requires specialized trailers, it can be hard to remember which trailer type makes the most sense for you from both a cost and safety standpoint. After all, the equipment you’re..

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