When confronted with the task of shipping freight, it’s common to face a number of challenges, especially when the proper knowledge or service providers aren’t in place. These challenges can range from personnel all the way to the service at delivery. Continue reading What Are the Most Common Freight Shipping Challenges?
When a company is developing a new product, it does not simply roll a polished version off the assembly line. Before a new product launches, a series of steps take place. Continue reading How to Properly Prepare Goods for LTL Shipping
When you ship goods to different locations throughout the United States, you may notice freight rates fluctuate depending on the origin and destination. Continue reading 50 State by State Shipping Facts that Impact Freight Cost
As an employee or owner of an e-commerce company, building out your online storefront, creating a unique brand voice and marketing to your audience can all be very exciting, but also time consuming. As a result, it’s very easy to overlook the complexities that can come with shipping large, freight-weighted products to your customers after they hit “submit order.” Continue reading Using a Freight Shipping Calculator and Other E-Commerce Shipping Solutions to Cut Costs
When shipping freight, do you consider intermodal as an option? Many believe you have to spend a minimum amount on freight annually in order to ship by rail – that is a myth. Continue reading When Can Intermodal Shipping Be a Solution for You?
Here at Freightquote, we take pride in the fact that we have a team of experts ready to answer any shipping-related questions customers might have. However, becoming and remaining an industry expert is reliant upon understanding what’s happening across the industry. Continue reading Freight Shipping Industry Trends from the First Half of 2016
About 122.5 million households, 7.5 million businesses and north of 90,000 governmental units rely on freight shipping every day to get their goods to those waiting on the other end. The challenge is, the senders and receivers of this freight are often times separated by hundreds or thousands of miles. Continue reading What States Have the Most Outbound Freight?
The old adage “you get what you pay for” holds true in many situations and it’s no different when it comes to selecting an online freight service provider. When you are shipping your company’s goods, it’s worth the extra time and potentially money to research providers and up your odds of safe and on time deliveries. Continue reading Why Value Trumps Price When Choosing an Online Freight Service
In physics, density is described as a measurement of how tightly matter is packed together. It explains why some objects float on water and some sink, like a plastic toy floating in a bathtub. While density sits within the foundation of physics, it also takes on a crucial role in LTL freight shipping.
Whether you’re a small business owner, logistics manager or someone that is responsible for handling the supply chain, there is one portion of the job that is a mainstay: freight shipping. You may look at this title and think to yourself, “Okay, but what hoops do I have to jump through to get a freight department without actually hiring one?” Continue reading Grow Your Freight Department Without Hiring Anyone