As the second half of 2015 comes to an end, shippers and carriers alike are planning for the new year. Let’s take a look back to prepare for what’s ahead. This helps us understand what has happened and gauge the next market patterns – similar to what we did in the first part of the year. Continue reading Freight Shipping Trends from the Second Half of 2015
Freight class – one of those things you must know when shipping LTL freight. The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) organized a system of groupings that include freight classes and their definitions to provide shippers and carriers with a practical and standardized means to base rates for shipments. Continue reading Estimated Freight Classes of Commonly Shipped Goods
The U.S. transportation system ships a reported daily average of 54 million tons of freight worth almost $48 billion each day or about 63 tons of goods per person per year – a total expected to grow. While the transportation world is picking up steam, we take a deeper look into one mode moving the industry, LTL shipping. Continue reading What is LTL Shipping?