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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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Hospitality Logistics: 4 Keys to Success

Posted by Christopher Matuska on Jul 26, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Moving freight in the hospitality industry can be a complex process, especially when deadlines are tight and timelines are dynamic. Without a competent transportation partner, companies like yours can..

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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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Heavy Haul Trucking: How does freight weight impact trailer type?

Posted by Kyle Jensen on Jun 18, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The trucking industry is exciting. The trucks are big, the trailers are long and the freight can get reaaaal heavy.

Beyond that, there's a ton to learn and even those who’ve worked in this industry for..

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How Port Service Charges Impact the Cost of Freight Shipping

Posted by Sean Glenz on Jun 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

You’ve routed your shipment through a port before and know that doing so provides its own set of unique fees and challenges. The services provided to your shipment at the port can become expensive and you..

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What is Multi-Stop Truckload Shipping?

Posted by Mike Zarns on Jun 4, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The trucking industry is full of unique services dedicated to making the lives of shippers and receivers a little bit easier. You frequently ship freight to multiple customers but recently this process has..

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What is White-Glove Delivery Service in Freight Shipping?

Posted by Richard Phillips on Jun 2, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The freight shipping process can be confusing, difficult and complex. This is especially the case for those individuals and companies who don’t have the resources needed to properly offload freight. You’ve..

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The Top 10 Reasons Why Freight Shipments Fail

Posted by Cory Link on May 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Your freight shipment failed again. Your truck didn’t show up, your freight didn’t make it on time, and your relationship with your customer is struggling. Every time you ask your transportation partner why..

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Why is my freight shipment taking so long? [LTL, PTL & FTL comparison]

Posted by Janelle Kunkel on May 10, 2021 9:57:00 AM

If you’ve recently used less-than-truckload or partial-truckload transportation services for your freight, you’re probably wondering why the transit timing for these shipments is so hard to predict,..

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How Do Loading Times Impact Freight Shipping Rates?

Posted by Cody Walters on May 7, 2021 10:00:00 AM

You’ve put in the time. 

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