Grow Your Freight Department Without Hiring Anyone

Whether you’re a small business owner, logistics manager or someone that is responsible for handling the supply chain, there is one portion of the job that is a mainstay: freight shipping. You may look at this title and think to yourself, “Okay, but what hoops do I have to jump through to get a freight department without actually hiring one?” Continue reading Grow Your Freight Department Without Hiring Anyone

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How the Cost of Diesel Fuel Impacts Freight Rates

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Filling up at the gas pump has been far less painful lately. Oil prices, and subsequently retail gasoline prices, have plummeted from historical highs. Motorists often have enough left over after gassing up their SUVs, minivans and sedans to spend on extras like morning coffee, eating out and even taking vacations further from home. Continue reading How the Cost of Diesel Fuel Impacts Freight Rates

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3 Things to Consider Before Pursuing a Drop Trailer Program

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In many circumstances, a drop trailer program creates efficiencies for all parties involved in moving freight. That includes shippers, consignees (receivers) and carriers. These programs can be individually tailored for all trailer types, but are primarily for dry vans, flatbeds and temperature controlled trailers. Here are three things to help you decide if drop trailers will benefit your business.   Continue reading 3 Things to Consider Before Pursuing a Drop Trailer Program

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Press Release: Freightquote Named a 2016 Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

KANSAS CITY, MO (April 21, 2016) – Freightquote, a freight service provider that offers online shipping tools backed by a full-service team of freight experts, has been named a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider by Inbound Logistics. This recognition signifies Freightquote’s leadership as a solutions driven company, providing exceptional customer service and innovative technology.

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