May 23, 2017
Shipping can be one of the most time-consuming and frustrating challenges facing small business owners. But, with our Volume API technology, the process can be simplified and the best available rates can be acquired.
May 11, 2017
Companies will often choose less than truck load shipping (LTL) when they feel their freight load will not be enough for a full trailer. Although, for many businesses, shipping via LTL across the country, or even locally, can be stressful and time consuming without proper knowledge and assistance.
May 4, 2017
Accidents happen. Whether you’re a small business owner or a logistics professional, you will very likely encounter a time when a shipment is damaged in transit. When this occurs, freight claims come into play.
April 28, 2017
As of April 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be fully enforcing the latest regulations regarding the new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (STF) rule. The Act, which was passed by congress and signed by the President recently went into law.
April 25, 2017
Summer in most parts of the United States typically means an abundance of sun and as a result, high temperatures. While sitting on a park bench and eating an ice cream cone can result in a melted mess with a simple cleanup to follow, damage done to temperature-sensitive goods as a result of the heat can be much more problematic for shippers.
April 21, 2017
Picture this: You’re responsible for the logistics management at your business that has a heavy ecommerce component. You have orders coming in and shipments that need to be sent out. You evaluate your load, visit an online freight service provider’s website, get a freight quote, and learn which shipping option is best for your situation.
April 19, 2017
As you evaluate ways to cut down on costs, you may begin booking freight shipments based on the lowest rates you can find. However, booking shipments based on cost alone could lead to a myriad of issues and unforeseen post-shipment charges.
April 13, 2017
If you ship LTL freight, you have likely navigated the often-confusing freight classification system that’s widely used across the industry. Our team of freight experts recently put together a white paper with the freight class answers you might be seeking.
April 5, 2017
Basic freight shipping services typically include a contract carrier pulling up to a dock, where the shipper loads their freight and it’s on its way. The delivery process is similar. Drivers are likely pulling up to a dock where consignees are prepared to receive and unload the shipment. Freight carriers are not usually expected to touch the freight.
March 9, 2017
Today’s businesses are under increasing pressure to reduce costs while improving overall efficiency. When it comes to shipping, one of the primary challenges businesses need to address is often referred to as “the Amazon effect.”