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Cargo Theft and Protecting Your Shipment

Did you know that each year about $30 billion worth of cargo is lost due to theft? Understanding the causes and more prominent times of cargo theft can help you protect your shipments.

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How to Pack and Ship for Temperature-Controlled Shipping

Whether it’s really cold or hotter than the hinges, temperature-controlled shipping plays a vital role in the supply chain. As the winter months carry on and the spring harvest season is on the horizon, now is a good time to stay ahead of the game when it comes to temperature-controlled shipping. From inclement weather, to the produce season preparation, to mass vaccine distribution, temperature-controlled shipping plays a larger role in the supply ch[...]

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Sustainable Packaging for Small Business Shippers

February 2, 2021 | By Phoebe Brown | Under ,

As a small business shipper, you know the importance of packaging your cargo properly. You go out of your way to make sure your products are packed, palleted, crated or boxed to get from point A to point B without a hitch. With many business owners and customers trying to lessen their carbon footprints, using sustainable packaging is becoming more common, and in some cases, it is becoming more efficient. Getting started with sustainable packaging migh[...]

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5 Ways Consignors and Consignees Can Reduce Shipping Stress

No matter if you’re shipping an item or receiving an item, the shipping process can get downright stressful. Whether you’re a consignor (shipper) or a consignee (receiver), mistakes sometimes happen and obstacles arise, making headaches for everyone. But we’re here to help. We’ve put together 5 ways consignors and consignees can reduce shipping stress. Less stress, less mess! Let’s get started!

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8 Shipping Faux Pas to Avoid in 2021

January 19, 2021 | By Phoebe Brown | Under ,

The New Year has finally arrived, and we certainly learned a lot from the challenges of last year. Don’t let the supply chain and business shipping issues you had in 2020 weigh you down in 2021. We’re counting down the top 8 shipping faux pas to avoid in 2021, so you can get started off on the right foot when it comes to your shipping strategy!

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Key Difference Between Carrier Liability and Freight Insurance

Often people believe (incorrectly) that liability coverage and freight insurance are so similar that they could be twins. In reality, they’re more like family members, related but very different.

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2021 Trucking Trends and Predictions

We’re sure you’re hoping for better things to come in 2021 – we are too! When it comes to your supply chain and small business shipping strategy, and we have some good news to share with you! Although 2020 was a year nobody could predict, the trucking industry faced the challenges head-on and carried its weight well, setting up successes on the horizon on the eve of 2021 that shippers should also be excited for. Leave your crystal ball in storage beca[...]

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What is Standard Pallet Size and Weight?

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How to Ship a Pallet

October 8, 2020 | By Constantinos Garoufalidis | Under

If you’re running a small business or a large corporation and you have products to ship, then pallets will be your best friends. That’s because pallets make it easier for you to ship and can help support and protect your cargo when used properly. Shipping a pallet can help you improve efficiency across the board, which means better productivity and profitability. But what exactly do you need to know about how to ship a pallet? We’ll be going over best[...]

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How to Ship Large Items

In the shipping world, “large items” is a broad term. In fact, there is no standard for what qualifies as a large item. Largeness is in the eyes of the shipper. But generally speaking, large items in the shipping and logistics industry mean heavy and oversized freight that may have unique shipping needs. Below, we will discuss how to ship large items in more detail.

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