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The Shippers Have Spoken: How Shippers & 3PLs Work Better Together

In the 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study: State of Logistics Outsourcing Report by Penske, Penn State, Infosys and Korn Ferry,  73% of 3PL users believe that 3PLs offer “new and innovative ways to improve logistics effectiveness” and 89% of shippers believe partnering with a 3PL has “contributed to improving services for the ultimate customer.”

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3 Ways Digital Is Transforming Freight Shipping

The wave of digital innovation is changing everything from how we answer the doorbell to the way modern factories operate. The freight-shipping industry hasn’t been left out.

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Trucker Health and Work-Life Balance

Truckers don’t just drive trucks, they drive the economy forward. They’re a crucial part of any business’s supply chain. But besides the weight of modern commerce on their shoulders, what else impacts the health of truckers on the road? Awareness of the job’s health concerns, how to avoid them and how to balance life behind and away from the wheel is essential to morale, both for the drivers and everyone they are driving for!

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Do You Need Insurance for Full or Partial Truckload Freight Shipping?

Truckload Freight Should Be Covered by Cargo Insurance Shippers are learning that full or partial truckload shipping has several advantages, including:

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What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

2017 went down on record as one of the costliest years for natural disasters in the United States, standing at $306 billion in damages.

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What is Standard Pallet Size and Weight?

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How to Pack and Ship for Temperature Controlled Shipping

Your Guide to Shipping Temperature Controlled Items Temperature controlled freight shipping anything that needs to remain at a specific temperature. Produce, food, flowers and pharmaceutical items are often shipped via this method. This type of freight requires special handling, which begins with packaging.

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7 Reasons to Partner with a Freight Broker

January 10, 2019 | By Maren Nader | Under

A freight broker is an organization that serves as the coordinator between the person shipping an item and the shipping carrier. Shipping freight, in particular, can be confusing - there are new terminology and important questions that the average person may not know to ask. Working with a freight broker can help the shipper have a headache-free, cost-effective shipping experience.

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Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Short Answer: Yes Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape. Additionally, you may notice that the cost of your shipment changes depending on which state you are shipping to or from. Yes indeed, freight shipping prices do vary by state.

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Shipping Container Homes: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

December 25, 2018 | By Maren Nader | Under

Step aside, cookie cutter houses. Shipping container homes are providing people with a way to live large in tiny dwellings. You can take or leave the white picket fence.

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