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How To Make Money By Routing Your Freight

Posted by Eric Metso on Nov 12, 2021 10:00:00 AM

When a company decides to transition away from customer-routed freight operations and toward managing these processes in-house, there’s typically a single driving factor. 

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The 5 Biggest Time Wasters For Logistics Managers (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Derik Gertken on Oct 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM

As a leader in your organization, there are constantly things vying for your attention. Things that need your time, your opinion and your expertise. 

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3PL Vs. Freight Brokerage: Pros, Cons and Considerations

Posted by Ty Holstrom on Oct 4, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Getting the most from your supply chain often comes down to how well your transportation providers fit your needs. 

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[Video] What is Zone-Skipping Service and How is it Done?

Posted by Mike Zarns on Sep 14, 2021 12:22:00 PM

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How Can You Increase Your Tender Acceptance Rate?

Posted by Ty Holstrom on Aug 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Your load failed again. Not because of an unforeseen circumstance —like a truck breakdown — or an oversight on your part. No, your freight may be sitting in your loading dock, but it’s not because of..

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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..

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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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