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How Many Miles is a Truck Driver Allowed to Drive in One Day?

Posted by Andrew Beckmann on Mar 29, 2021 8:45:00 AM

We’ve all been there before. Out of nowhere, someone needs something from you last minute. So it’s up to you to get your inventories picked up and delivered as fast as possible. But what’s a realistic..

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What is Digital Freight Matching? [Definition + Common Problems]

Posted by Troy Heyne on Mar 23, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Finding trucks to pull your freight in the current market is continuing to prove difficult. That’s forcing you to get more creative in the way you find capacity for a reasonable price. 

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How Does Trailer Type Impact Freight Shipping Costs?

Posted by Scott Kunkel on Mar 11, 2021 1:57:11 PM

If you ship equipment that requires specialized trailers, it can be hard to remember which trailer type makes the most sense for you from both a cost and safety standpoint. After all, the equipment you’re..

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Accessorial Charges 101: Defining Trucking Industry Surcharges

Posted by Mike Zarns on Mar 5, 2021 9:30:00 AM

If you've ever received an itemized quote from your transportation provider, you've probably come across a few surcharges you've never heard of. Like any trade, there are a lot of industry-specific terms..

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What You Need to Know About Seasonal Load Restrictions This Spring

Posted by Leah Kuechle on Feb 4, 2021 9:30:00 AM

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As someone who's responsible for shipping and logistics, you know plenty of factors can impact your ability to transport goods from point A to point B. For..

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Heavy Haul and Flatbed Shipping: How to Find the Right Trailer for Your Load

Posted by Troy Heyne on Oct 1, 2020 9:03:07 AM

When you need to ship freight that won't fit within the enclosed dimensions of a dry van, you know you need an open deck trailer. However, you might not know there's a wide variety of open deck trailers..

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Infographic: Through-Trailer Service vs Cross-Docking

Posted by ATS on Aug 26, 2020 9:56:18 AM

There are two main ways shippers get their freight across the international borders between the United States and Mexico. And there are several reasons shippers should choose one shipping method over the other.

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