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When Are Escorts/Pilot Cars Necessary For Oversized Freight Shipments? (Width, Height and Length Requirements by State)

Posted by Amy Studanski on Aug 29, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Over-dimensional (OD) freight shipments require a lot from the companies that manage them. Among other things, permits must be acquired, a route must be planned and the correct transportation solution must be..

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7 Keys for Receiving Competitive and Effective Project Freight Quotes

Posted by Cory Link on Jul 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Assuming that a multi-truck project is priced in the same manner as a one-off shipment is one of the more common hangups logistics professionals encounter while sourcing project quotes.

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[Podcast] Should You Use a Single Freight Brokerage to Handle Your Project Freight?

Posted by Derek Ertl on Jul 5, 2022 10:00:00 AM

 
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5 Common Problems With Permitted Project Loads (& How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Joanna Jungels on Mar 9, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Transportation projects are many things: vital to the health of global supply chains; necessary for the continued improvement of our world; foundational to the success of many businesses. 

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Should I Use a Single Broker For Project Freight Shipping? 7 Key Advantages

Posted by Derek Ertl on Jan 3, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Projects have been a piece of your reality for as long as you can remember. Whether it was a fifth-grade book report, a high school shop class assignment or putting the finishing touches on that home..

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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 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

Whether you’re new to shipping freight and have heard the term “bill of lading” thrown around in reference to your shipments, or a seasoned logistics veteran the BOL is important to understand.

You know..

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What Are the DOT's Hours of Service (HOS) Regulations 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 person..

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How Does Distance Impact Freight Delivery Timing?

Posted by Jake Eisenwinter on Apr 7, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Of course the distance your freight needs to travel impacts the time it takes to get there. Based on land distance alone it takes longer to get from NY to Cal than from NY to N.J. But there’s more to it than..

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