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The Top 5 Advantages of Working With Asset-Based Carriers

Posted by Ben Miller on Nov 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Look, the transportation industry is a funny place; trucking companies and freight brokerages stand shoulder to shoulder, jostling for each shipper’s attention by offering the best-in-class services that..

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The Trucking Industry in November 2021: What you should know

Posted by Aaron Winter on Oct 27, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Even if it’s not an election year, November is still an exciting month. 

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How Does Your Freight's Origin Impact Your Final Shipping Price?

Posted by Tony Block on Oct 18, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes, it can feel like things are only getting more expensive. Especially when every freight rate you’re given seems steeper than the next. Just like other logistics professionals, using your shipping..

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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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Peak Season Shipping: 5 Ways to Prepare For Your Busy Season

Posted by Mike Stangl on Oct 6, 2021 10:00:00 AM

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. 

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Common Flatbed Trailers [Alternatives and Differences]

Posted by Cory Link on Sep 24, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The trucking industry is home to an extensive host of trailer types. From step-deck to lowboy trailers — designed to haul height-sensitive freight — to dry van and reefers commonly used to move food and..

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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 Flatbed Shipping Cost? [8 Factors To Know]

Posted by Crystal Lahr on Sep 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Your open-deck shipping price, although difficult to predict, is important to understand. Budgeting your transportation dollars appropriately is crucial to managing your company’s supply chain logistics...

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4 Out-Of-The-Box Ways to Save Money on Your Freight Rates

Posted by Joseph Christensen on Sep 10, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Not to be the bearer of bad news but you may be overpaying for your freight. Sure, spending an extra dollar here or there isn’t terribly destructive. You’ve been known to swing an occasional splurge..

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The Top 5 Most Expensive Freight Shipping Destination Types

Posted by Cory Link on Jun 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Did you know that all told, there are roughly 19,495 incorporated cities, villages, towns and communities in the United States of America? 

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