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What Does a Freight Forwarder Do?

Posted by Carl Verdon on Dec 1, 2021 10:00:00 AM

As a shipper looking to move freight to another country, it’s ok if this process leaves you feeling overwhelmed. International transportation is an intricate undertaking and with so much at stake, your..

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Transportation Provider KPIs: How to Evaluate The Performance of Your Network

Posted by Jason Halgrimson on Nov 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM

You’re good at your job and the work you do is meaningful. You care about your customers; about their goals, their success and their satisfaction. When they thrive, so does your business. 

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[Video] What is a Trailer-Interchange Agreement?

Posted by Jerry Ramirez on Oct 14, 2021 10:56:48 AM

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3PL Vs. Freight Brokerage: Pros, Cons and Considerations

Posted by Ty Holstrom on Oct 4, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Getting the most from your supply chain often comes down to how well your transportation providers fit your needs. 

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What is Freight Class? (Understanding Your NMFC Codes)

Posted by Kayla Laabs on Aug 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Carriers and transportation providers shouldn’t be the only people who understand less-than-truckload (LTL) freight classifications. After all, it’s not even their freight that needs transportation. No, as..

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What is Expedited Freight Shipping?

Posted by Jimmy Runkle on Aug 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Getting freight to your consignee’s door quickly, when it counts, can make or break your timelines. Be it a single pallet of machine parts or a truckload of fabricated steel, delivering on your commitments..

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What is a Tanker Endorsement?

Posted by Tyler Gregory on Jul 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Keeping up with the intricacies of this industry, in addition to your other daily duties, can be a difficult task. The transportation world is rich with terms and phrases, rules and regulations, and enough..

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What is Hot Shot Trucking?

Posted by Mike Rudnick on Jul 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Hot shot trucking just sounds like fun doesn’t it? Like a freshly fueled rocket ship ready to blast into orbit or that little red bicycle you had as a kid. . . oh, nostalgia.

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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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What is First-Come-First-Serve (FCFS) in Freight Shipping Logistics?

Posted by Brandon Voigt on Jun 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The pricing structure in the freight shipping industry is complex. The price you pay to move your freight is subject to many variables and — in some cases — first-come-first-serve (FCFS) is one such..

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