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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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