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How Many Miles is a Truck Driver Allowed to Drive in One Day?

How many miles are drivers allowed to drive a day? We'll discuss the federal rules and realistic expectations so you know how far your freight can ...

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What Are The Common Trailer Types Used in The Trucking Industry?

There are a lot of different trailer types used to move freight in the shipping industry and which is best for your business? In this article, we'll ...

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What Documents Are Required for International Shipping?

What documents do you need to execute an international shipment efficiently? Learn about what you may need to have for your international shipping ...

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What Does a Freight Brokerage Do?

Finding a shipping partner in the trucking world can be confusing and frustrating. It doesn't have to be. In this blog, we break down what a freight ...

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What is Hot Shot Trucking?

Hot Shot trucking. Yet another of the transportation industry's many service options. But what is it and how can hot shot trucking fit your supply ...

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What Are Spot Market Quotes and How Does a Freight Brokerage Use Them?

What are spot quotes, how does a freight brokerage use them and when are they best for your needs? We'll give you an in-depth look at these important ...

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What Does Heavy Haul Trucking Cost?

Understanding your heavy haul trucking rate can be a challenge. Here are the most pressing cost factors you'll need to know. 

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

First Come First Serve is an operational procedure utilized by many of the nation's shippers and receivers. But, what is it really. . .

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What is Freight Class? (understanding your NMFC codes)

Let's take a look at how freight class is determined, what the different freight classes are and how you can determine where your commodity ...

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Why Are Ocean Freight Rates So High?

Shipping goods internationally has been a major struggle lately. What's causing ocean freight rates to be so high and what can you do to overcome the ...

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Why Heavy Haul Shipping Requires Additional Equipment, Expertise and Planning

Learn why heavy haul shipping requires additional equipment, expertise and planning and what you should look for in a heavy haul carrier to achieve ...

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Why Marine Cargo Insurance Is Essential Yet Often Overlooked

Many international shippers assume ocean carriers are liable for lost or damaged freight, but that's simply not true. Learn why maritime cargo ...

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