Holiday shipping is once again upon us. Retailers are in a race to deliver with U.S. online sales expected to expand 12% to $371 billion this year, representing 10% of overall retail sales. Continue reading Peak Season Shipping Tips and How Online Freight Services Can Assist
As manufacturing, transportation and almost every aspect of society progresses with modern advances, the dependency on the Internet of Things (IoT) expands and impacts our everyday lives. By the year 2020, there will be 25 billion connected devices in use, representing a 30-fold increase over today. Continue reading How the Internet of Things Will Make Freight Shipping More Efficient
There are a number of factors to keep in mind when planning a shipment. With adequate research and preparation though, seamless shipping is a breeze. We have put together a quick checklist to help you when it comes time to ship. Continue reading Freightquote Checklist for Freight Shippers
Looking for more facts about the history of freight shipping following our infographic? Well then, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a timeline with some of the most critical events that have helped shape today’s freight shipping processes. Continue reading Freight Shipping History: Then and Now
When you have goods that need to deliver right now, there’s no time to waste. Time constraints are exactly why you may be interested in expedited shipping. In this post, we take a look at the most common questions surrounding expedited shipping in an effort to help you decide when this option is a fit. Continue reading Expedited Shipping: Answering the 5 Most Common Questions
We are celebrating Truck Driver Appreciation Week by talking about the trucker’s crucial role in our lives, transporting goods businesses and people depend on. Driving a truck calls for a unique skillset that helps to ensure those items arrive efficiently and safely.
There are some things about the daily lives of truck drivers in the freight shipping industry that you may not know. Since it is Truck Driver Appreciation Week, we thought it was a good time to take a look at a day in the life of an American Trucker.
The way we consume daily news has certainly changed in the new millennium. While we used to rely on the 6 o’clock news and morning paper to keep us up to speed, we now have 365/24/7 access through online news channels, blogs and of course, Twitter. Twitter’s brief micro-blog approach and ease of mobile sharing enables users to post and follow news, making it one of the most popular sources of current events we have today.
When you’re vetting online freight shipping services, the sheer number of available options can present a challenge. However, with adequate research, you can easily narrow it down. To simplify this process, we’ve outlined what we see as the key attributes of a dependable freight shipping service. Continue reading 5 Characteristics of Reliable Freight Shipping Services
The first half of the year is in the books and freight shippers are planning for the next installment of 2015. To effectively prepare for the upcoming months, it’s important to reflect on the industry trends observed this year. There were plenty of noteworthy news stories and statistics in the first two quarters of 2015.
On Tuesday, KCK RBI broke ground on its first field in the Barton – Ross Complex, formerly the Wyandotte County 3&2. This field is the first phase of the complex renovation, which when complete, will house a baseball field, a softball field and a facility for year round studying, tutoring and mentoring.