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For small to medium-sized businesses having a strong shipping strategy is critical during the holidays. Learn why planning ahead leads to holiday shipping success.
Learn about the several factors that have led to tight freight capacity in 2018 and how they have impacted the shipping market, truck drivers and your business.
Freight shipping has come a long way. Use Freightquote’s history of freight shipping timeline to learn how people have always found a way to get things from here to there.
Industry trends drove freight shipping in different directions throughout the first part of 2015. Take a look how.
The ELD mandate has been shaking up the freight industry since drivers officially ditched their paper logs for electronic logging devices in 2017. Learn more about how the mandate could still be affecting you.
Read how the freight industry's truck driver shortage may impact you.
The risk of cargo theft skyrockets when companies take time off for holidays. Read this post to learn more about why and what’s at risk.
You don’t have to hire additional personnel to successfully ship freight. Find out how working with Freightquote makes this a reality.
When it comes to freight, time is of the essence. Learn the steps that can be taken to reduce the amount of time it takes to ship freight at Freightquote.
Freight shipping information can be overwhelming. To help, Freightquote has put together a collection of infographics, providing a visual look at the industry.
The manufacturing and supply chain industry directly influences the freight shipping market. Read more to find out how and what that really means for shippers.
Natural disasters happen, but they can’t slow down the transportation of goods by truck. Learn how the stoppage of trucking would impact the economy.
Freightquote breaks down some of the most influential Twitter accounts to follow for the latest freight shipping news. Get the full list here.
Without truck drivers, the freight shipping industry would come to a screeching halt. We look at what it's really like to be behind the wheel.
Today’s freight shippers rely on powerful digital technologies designed to accelerate efficiency. Learn how these new technologies are impacting the shipping industry.
Unexpected freight accessorial charges are commonplace in LTL shipping, but they can be avoided. Learn more about freight accessorials, as well as what you need to know to make sure you are not charged unexpectedly.
FOB stands for “free on board” or “freight on board” in shipping. It indicates when the liability and ownership of goods is transferred from a seller to a buyer. Get the full breakdown from Freightquote.
With the winter season comes new freight shipping challenges. We break down what shippers need to know to minimize potential issues and ship efficiently.
Have big sales and discount prices set your LTL shipping strategy back? Let’s take a deeper dive into how you can work the retail boom into your LTL shipping approach.
Shipping is a key part of the world's history. See how it's changed throughout the years with this infographic from Freightquote.
The back to school season is a great reminder to optimize your truckload shipping strategy. Let’s dive into how to boost your current process for your best back to school season yet.
Freight shipping capacity changes for many reasons. Learn the top five freight factors that cause shifts in shipping capacity.
Small businesses must sustain a strong bottom line in order to thrive. Learn the benefits of a freight tracking solution and how to select the right one for your business.
Properly preparing and packaging temperature-sensitive freight will set you up for success. Take a look at some tried and true best practices for shipping food and perishables.
The full truckload shipping industry ramps up for the spring with produce season acting as the catalyst. Learn more about preparing for the imbalance in supply and demand, as carriers migrate south to take advantage of new opportunities.
With tight freight capacity affecting every aspect of the industry, you may not know where to begin the shipping process. Learn more about why you need experts and technology to fight the capacity crunch.
The e-commerce industry is reshaping LTL freight, and the evolution of technology is going to continue changing how shippers operate. Learn more as we explore the future of LTL freight and explain what factors will drive that change.
Temperature-sensitive materials call for a separate set of shipping requirements. Check out these tips for becoming a preferred temperature-controlled shipper today.
There are various techniques shippers can use for packaging LTL depending on the size and contents of each shipment. Learn how an effective packaging strategy can help to protect your shipment and secure capacity.
Take this quick dry van shipping test to see if you have what it takes to get party supplies from Florida to Oregon safely, on time and on budget.
Each method of freight transportation comes with advantages and challenges that impact both shippers and carriers who are hauling the freight. Learn more.
Freight costs can fluctuate based on the states involved in the shipping process. Here’s a list of shipping facts you should know about each state.
The fourth quarter is the peak of RFP/RFQ season. Before you dive into the process, there are several questions you should ask yourself.
2018 was a year full of ups and downs for the freight shipping industry. Learn how Freightquote helped shippers and carriers through guides, covering freight shipping trends and more.
Get answers to common freight shipping questions regarding truckload and less than truckload shipping options. Learn more.
Limited access or non-commercial destinations can mean extra charges for shippers. Learn what makes these special deliveries so special.
Before booking an intermodal shipment, read this post to learn what you need to know about shipping by rail.
Throughout the LTL shipping industry, dimensionalizers are being leveraged by freight carriers. Learn the impact of this technology on shippers and the importance of accurate dimensions.
For the past year, shipping capacity has been incredibly tight, leaving shippers and carriers wondering when things will improve. Take a look at existing trends and signs pointing to an improved market.
Optimizing your truckload shipping strategy will help you prepare for potential shifts in what the market demands. Learn more about what your strategy can do for you, and what signs point to an upgrade.
Learn more about the freight shipping trends expected to impact the industry through 2019.
Retailers are leveraging LTL shipping to help them keep up with rapidly-changing customer expectations. Learn more about how LTL shipping can help you focus your logistics strategy to be more efficient.
At the end of 2017, the ELD mandate will go into effect. Read this post to find out more about the essential information.
The new electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is expected to impact 3 million commercial vehicle drivers. Learn how regulators came to this decision and how it will impact the freight shipping industry.
LTL Trucking is becoming an integral part of supply chain logistics. Learn why LTL might be right for your shipping needs.
With the help of technology, you can improve the customer experience and drive sales while allocating your time and energy to other aspects of your business.
General rate increases (GRIs) directly impact the bottom line. Learn how working with a freight service provider can help ease the burden.
As technological advances optimize day-to-day tasks, the Internet of Things grows stronger. Read how the IoT will make freight shipping more efficient.
Online freight service providers work with retailers to help save time and cut costs with all their supply chain demands. Read on to learn how.
The logistics of shipping chocolate are tougher than you think. See how Freightquote works with Godiva to ensure your delivery is made on time.
Thanks to online e-commerce shipping solutions like freight shipping calculators, businesses can cut costs while improving customer satisfaction.
General Rate Increases (GRIs) are the amount by which carriers increase rates on their general tariff to balance their profits and losses. Learn more.
Technology has been making an impact on the LTL industry in 2018. Let’s take a closer look at the effects it’s has had on the LTL industry so far and where it could be headed in the future.
Freight rates are determined by the cost of diesel fuel and several other factors. Learn more in this blog about diesel fuel rates.
There are a lot of terms and acronyms in the logistics and freight transportation industry. We’ve broken a few down and included definitions to make it easy.
General Rate Increase is the average amount a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier will increase their base shipping rates. Learn how to better understand them.
The FSMA Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (STF) rule has changed the way we ship. Freightquote explains what shippers need to know.
Trade show shipping is a challenging means of transportation that can cause serious headaches. Avoid the pain with these four trade show shipping tips.
Market trends drove freight shipping in multiple directions throughout the last half of 2015. Read how.
Freight shipping industry trends strongly influenced the first half of 2016. Take a closer look how.
Shipping for small business owners can be challenging. Freightquote’s new Volume API technology makes getting LTL rates fast, easy, and convenient.
The Commodity Classification Standards Board has made new freight density changes that will affect freight classification, freight spend, and overall operations.
Explore this collection of freight shipping statistics to learn more about the engine that drives the U.S. economy.
Looking for information on freight shipping? We’ve rounded up the best online freight shipping resources out there. Read more.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, freight shipping never sleeps. Find out what states have the most outbound freight.
Many in the freight shipping industry are still not clear on what the ELD mandate is. This post debunks five of the most common myths.
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