Requesting a Warehousing Quote: What Shippers Need to Know

Posted by Kevin Hochstatter and Tyler Ugran on Apr 12, 2024 3:00:00 PM

It’s a transportation tale as old as time: You know your freight needs a dry, secure place to hang out before it heads to its ultimate destination, but you’re at a bit of a loss when it comes to sending out..

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What Is a Blind Shipment? The Top 7 Blind Shipping Questions, Answered

Posted by Andrew Ramirez, Jr. on Mar 15, 2024 10:00:00 AM

Just like Bon Jovi, blind shipping is misunderstood.

At Anderson Trucking Service (ATS), we’ve seen and heard it all when it comes to blind shipping.

“Hey, this load doesn’t have a delivery address; where am I..

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How Can I Track My Freight? Load Tracking 101 for Shippers

Posted by Tyler Turn on Mar 11, 2024 10:00:00 AM

It’s true: I’m a package-tracking enthusiast. I get a thrill when my email inbox pings with that all-important tracking information. I delight in watching my parcels move through the country, and I eagerly..

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Private Fleet vs. Outsourced Trucking Services: A Head-to-Head Comparison

Posted by Scott Falk on Dec 6, 2023 8:00:00 AM

In this age of companies doing more and more in-house rather than relying on vendor partners to provide specialty services, many companies prefer to have a private fleet of trucks and drivers rather than..

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What is Dedicated Transportation Service? (Definition, Pros, Cons)

Posted by Eric Olson on Apr 17, 2023 10:00:00 AM

There are a ton of ways for companies of all sizes to manage their transportation logistics. With hundreds of thousands of for-hire trucking companies in the U.S., businesses don’t have to search too far to..

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What is a Food-Grade Trailer?

Posted by Brandon Voigt on Mar 13, 2023 10:00:00 AM

As a company that ships food intended for human and/or animal consumption, you play an important role in the protection of life. Since countless people (or animals) eat your products, it’s imperative..

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5 Things to Understand When Making Pickup Arrangements For Your Port Freight

Posted by Josh Gewecke on Mar 6, 2023 10:00:00 AM

International shipping can feel really complicated sometimes, especially if you’re new to this process. Formulating a transportation concept for an international shipment — whether it’s cross-border or around..

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[Video] Shipping to a Trade Show, Expo or Convention: What to Know

Posted by Josh Rivers on Dec 8, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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[Video] Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Vs. Partial Truckload (PTL) Shipping

Posted by Brad Modaff on Nov 21, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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Small Freight Shipment Service Guide [An Overview of Your Options]

Posted by Aaron Campbell on Nov 2, 2022 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to transportation and logistics, trillions of dollars worth of cargo moves across the U.S. every year via semi-truck (or a motorized alternative), accounting for over 70 percent of all U.S...

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