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.
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.
The History of Getting Things from Here to There:
To trade goods, you must have a way to move them. Freight shipping has always been a part of industry, but it has seen a lot of change since the days of the Silk Road. For one, you’re not likely accepting your delivery from a camel today. Our freight shipping infographic demonstrates how freight shipping has changed through the years.
The History of Freight Shipping Infographic:
Freight shipping information can be overwhelming but visuals offer an alternative way to sort through it. Infographics are a great tool to aid those that prefer information organized in a visual manner, compiling data and graphics together.
Freight shipping has ancient origins that evolved to where we are today. Be on the lookout for a forthcoming freight shipping infographic from Freightquote that will illustrate the process of getting things from here to there through the years.
A lot of factors weigh into freight shipping. Assessment of each element can steer you toward the most efficient method based on your particular needs.
Factors like freight dimensions (made up of length, width and height), freight classification and special services are all things to consider when choosing a shipping method.
It would be hard to imagine a world without industry standards and classification systems. While we may not take the time to appreciate them on an everyday basis, they are critical to the sustainability of nearly all aspects of our daily lives. Continue reading Freight Class: Everything You Need to Know