November 17, 2010
The topic of damaged freight – especially concealed damage – is a hot button for many shippers. Items can, in fact, be damaged despite intact packaging and a pristine-looking box.Continue Reading
November 1, 2009
Railroads reportedly move about 40 percent of American freight and are therefore critical to the United States economy. In addition to connecting businesses across the country, freight rail also contributes billions of dollars each year to the economy via their own purchases, jobs and taxes.Continue Reading
October 18, 2009
Freightquote assists many customers in arranging domestic and international intermodal shipping. This simply means that the freight is shipping via several different modes of transportation. Domestic intermodal shipping generally consists of rail and truck freight carriage. In international shipments, intermodal freight can be carried by any combination of truck, rail, air and ocean-going carriers.Continue Reading
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