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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 Does Dry Van Shipping Cost?

Posted by Deb Meester on Sep 15, 2021 10:00:00 AM

So you want to move some dry van freight. Not only that but you’re committed to sticking to a set budget this time around. That said, you realize how failing to understand the way dry van rates are..

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What Does Open-Deck 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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How Does Temperature Impact Reefer Shipping Price?

Posted by Blake Ryan on Aug 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to temperature-controlled shipping, reefers make the world go round. And, for the shippers with products that have special temperature considerations, using a reefer simply can’t be avoided. 

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The Trucking Industry in September 2021: What you should know

Posted by Eric Metso on Aug 18, 2021 10:13:58 AM

September is a pivotal month in many respects. The seasons shift from summer to fall and shorts are swapped for long pants as the warmth of longer days slowly dims.

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4 Factors That Raise Your Freight Rates (and how to avoid paying more)

Posted by Dean Pasek on Jul 28, 2021 10:36:23 AM

Without understanding the price you’re paying for your freight, maintaining a budget can quickly get out of hand. Freight rates and the factors that dictate them are constantly fluctuating. This can leave..

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[Video] What Are Spot Quotes and How Does a Freight Brokerage Use Them?

Posted by Dean Pasek on Jun 28, 2021 4:08:37 PM

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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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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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