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Hospitality Logistics: 4 Keys to Success

Posted by Christopher Matuska on Jul 26, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Moving freight in the hospitality industry can be a complex process, especially when deadlines are tight and timelines are dynamic. Without a competent transportation partner, companies like yours can..

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What is First-Come-First-Serve (FCFS) in Freight Shipping Logistics?

Posted by Brandon Voigt on Jun 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The pricing structure in the freight shipping industry is complex. The price you pay to move your freight is subject to many variables and — in some cases — first-come-first-serve (FCFS) is one such factor. 

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How Port Service Charges Impact the Cost of Freight Shipping

Posted by Sean Glenz on Jun 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

You’ve routed your shipment through a port before and know that doing so provides its own set of unique fees and challenges. The services provided to your shipment at the port can become expensive and you..

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How Much Are Common Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Accessorial Charges?

Posted by Josh Gewecke on May 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The last itemized list you got from your less-than-truckload transportation provider probably had several surcharges that were included in your final rate. Like many industries, the trucking world is ripe..

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The Top 10 Reasons Why Freight Shipments Fail

Posted by Cory Link on May 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Your freight shipment failed again. Your truck didn’t show up, your freight didn’t make it on time, and your relationship with your customer is struggling. Every time you ask your transportation partner why..

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What is a Bill of Lading (BOL) In Freight Shipping?

Posted by Terry Weiland on May 12, 2021 10:00:00 AM

You’re new to shipping freight and have heard the term “bill of lading” thrown around about your shipments. You know that this is an important piece of the freight shipping process but just aren’t sure how..

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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 why 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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