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
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.
You and a friend really want to attend a concert, but it’s sold out. You could still get tickets – they just might not be available at face value or in those great seats you wanted. Continue reading 3 Best Practices for LTL Shipping
The bill of lading (BOL) can act as a legally binding document between the carrier and shipper that specifies all of the details needed to process a freight shipment. Continue reading Bill of Lading: What You Need to Know
Less than truckload (LTL) is the term used for the shipment of goods that don’t require the whole space of a truck – while full truckload (FTL) is used for shipments that take up an entire truck’s weight or space capacity. Continue reading What is the Difference Between LTL & FTL?
Technological advances in the manufacturing and supply chain industries have the power to reshape the freight shipping industry. These progressions enable demand-driven supply chains and also usher in an era of smarter manufacturing operations. Continue reading Manufacturing and Supply Chain Trends Impacting Freight Shipping
The possibilities abound with the internet and all of its resources, especially when it comes to freight shipping. While resources are meant to help you, sometimes it’s hard to maneuver through the somewhat overwhelming amount of online assets. Continue reading 6 Free Resources from Online Freight Service Providers
Location, dimensions and weight, shipping mode and freight type are the main components that impact freight shipping rates. Continue reading What Factors Drive LTL Freight Shipping Rates?
KANSAS CITY, MO (MARCH 17, 2016) – To underscore its commitment to its Canadian customers, Freightquote announces it has expanded its contractor carrier network in Canada. The expansion increases customer confidence and provides access to more options and competitive pricing for shipping freight to and from all provinces of the country. Continue reading Press Release: Freightquote Expands Contract Carrier Network in Canada
The list of products hauled by flatbed is long and diverse, everything from construction material to airplane wings. When you consider the trailer variations needed to move this assorted freight, finding the right truck may seem like a challenge – flatbed shipments do require special attention to detail. No worries though, we’ll help you figure out what you need to consider. You’ll have that flatbed shipment on the road in no time. Continue reading 3 Flatbed Freight Shipping Tips