A lot of factors weigh into freight shipping. Assessment of each element can steer you toward the most efficient method based on your particular needs.
Factors like freight dimensions (made up of length, width and height), freight classification and special services are all things to consider when choosing a shipping method.
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When preparing a meal, it’s important to know the ingredients to generate a consistent flavor, time after time. The same can be said about the freight shipping process, it too calls for a set of ingredients to generate an accurate freight shipping rate. The better that shippers are able to understand and provide the critical elements that mold a freight shipping rate, the easier it is for them to manage expectations and prepare their freight shipping processes for long term cost savings across the entire transportation department.
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Less than truckload shipping is the ideal solution for shippers with too much freight for parcel carrier services but not enough to warrant a full truckload, with LTL shipments generally weighing 151-15,000 lbs. However, sometimes shippers get stuck when deciding between freight shipping options, since the decision can depend on a number of variables.
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Freight shipping’s role in commerce has developed alongside business growth, and that business growth is driven by buyers who expect their goods to be delivered in a timely manner. To be frank, freight shipping keeps the United States’ wheels turning. We’ve put together a list of 20 fascinating freight shipping statistics that clearly illustrate freight shipping’s role in the economy.
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On February 20, the prolonged labor dispute was settled at The Port of Los Angeles.
What’s happening now?
– The port is hiring help and working through the backlog of containers and ships.
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