Headhaul vs. Backhaul: Definitions & Their Effect on Shipping Costs

Posted by Eric Olson on Mar 8, 2024 10:00:00 AM

Line hauls and tankers and BOLs, oh my! The transportation industry has a lot of lingo. As a shipper, if trucking isn’t your first language, you might struggle to keep up in conversations with your carrier. 

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What Does Free on Board (FOB) Mean in Freight Shipping?

Posted by Mike Zarns on Mar 15, 2023 10:00:00 AM

The transportation marketplace is full of terminology, documentation and regulations. People who haven’t worked in or around the transportation industry for an extended period can sometimes feel intimidated at..

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Reasonable Dispatch Standards: What They Are and Why They’re Important

Posted by John Sewell on Dec 28, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The importance of your work is undeniable; your company’s supply chain is crucial to its success. Maintaining a healthy set of practices and a robust network of transportation partnerships is your job. And, as..

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[Video] What is a SmartWay Certification?

Posted by Josh Rivers on Oct 20, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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Double Brokering Vs. Co-Brokering: What is the difference?

Posted by Jerry Ramirez on Oct 3, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The transportation industry is full of companies that offer logistics services in different ways. There is no “best way” to do so. Both freight brokerages and asset carriers are capable of meeting the..

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[Video] What is a Flatrack Container?

Posted by ATS on Sep 23, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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[Video] What is Detention Pay?

Posted by Aaron Winter on Sep 16, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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[Video] What is a TSA-Certified Truck Driver?

Posted by Austin Hester on Sep 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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What is a Stevedore and What Do They Do?

Posted by Carl Verdon on Aug 1, 2022 10:00:00 AM

There are a lot of essential players in the international shipping game. In 2018, nearly 31 million U.S. jobs were at least partially supported by international seaports — the primary location of stevedores...

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What is a Truck Order Not Used (TONU) Fee?

Posted by Donna Mangas on Jul 27, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Though there is an array of service charges and ancillary fees in the trucking industry, paying for a Truck Order Not Used can be an inconvenience for shippers and carriers alike. 

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