After a hard-hitting few months, sometimes it’s nice to have an off-season. A period of time dedicated to taking a step back, evaluating past performances and planning for the future.
Shipping Freight Around a Holiday: 3 Critical Planning Tips
Predictable as always, another national holiday is rapidly approaching. Last time, you were caught off guard by the impact these nationwide break periods have on the transportation industry. And, without..
Why is Capacity Tight In the Food and Beverage Industry This Spring?
You’re worried about finding capacity this season. Two years ago, no one could’ve predicted the hectic nature of our world over the last 12 months. People, supply chains and businesses have suffered at the..
Freight Broker vs. Asset Carrier: What Logistics Provider is Right for You?
This always seems to be a topic of discussion in our industry with no clear-cut solution. You may be left wondering, “Should I use a freight broker or asset carrier?” Whether you ship high volumes of..
Why Do Trucking Rates Change? [And How to Avoid Paying More]
As a transportation provider, one of the most common questions we get from our customers and prospects is why do trucking rates change? You’ve probably wondered the same thing yourself a time or two. In this..
How to Ensure Your Next Retail Fixture Shipping Project Is a Success
Months after COVID-19 temporarily slowed the global economy to a crawl, we’re all learning how to rebound, navigate newfound complexities and shift processes to meet ever-changing consumer needs. And while..
What Does Same-Day Shipping Cost?
Much like getting your last-minute Christmas gifts delivered using overnight shipping, having your carrier move your freight the same day you request a quote comes at a premium. We’ll break down what goes into..
How Does Freight Seasonality Impact Shipping Costs?
Whether or not you, as a shipper, move goods that have changing demand depending on the season, you are affected by those that do. Before getting into the why, let’s define seasonality and talk through a few..
How to Forecast Your Transportation Costs Going into 2021
This time of the year, many of us are trying to plan ahead to next year. For shippers, that means figuring out your transportation expenses — which will be even more challenging than usual this year. Please..
What's Affecting Shipping Capacity and Rates This Unusual Retail Peak Season?
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the transportation industry in various ways over the past nine months, forcing shippers and carriers into some challenging scenarios. And as we enter retail peak season, it..