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2020 Freight Shipping Outlook: Top 10 Freight Industry Issues

Every year, it seems like the freight shipping industry changes. As a shipper or small business owner, you might wonder what freight industry issues could affect your shipping demands.  We’re here to help. The American Transportation Research Institute’s “Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry — 2019” is a 30-page report based on responses from 2,119 […]

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Top Small Business Shipping Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

There’s a lot to keep track of when managing a small business. It’s easy to overlook something in your shipping protocol or make a mistake in the logistics process. But these mistakes can be costly and negatively impact budgets and relationships with clients. Understanding and recognizing some of the most common small business shipping mistakes […]

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The Truth About LTL Freight Transit Time Estimates

When it comes to LTL freight shipping, there are many factors that can change your estimated freight transit time. Nobody likes booking a shipment and the estimated LTL freight transit time they were given ultimately turns out to be off by a day or two. Understanding some of the most common reasons why your LTL freight transit […]

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The Four Seasons of Freight Shipping: What You Need to Know

The freight shipping industry changes throughout the year. Whether it is shifting economic market conditions like supply and demand or seasonal weather patterns impacting how shipping companies get moving, your supply chain will need to adapt to whatever comes its way as the year goes on. Luckily, we’re here to provide some insight on what […]

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4 Fascinating Freight Facts

The freight industry is a key component to the success of modern commerce. After all, almost everything we use or consume is part of or passes through a logistics chain in one way or another. Check out these fascinating freight facts that perhaps you never knew. Freight Fact #4: Trucks are King According to the […]

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3 Easy Ways to Waste Money When Shipping Freight

Small businesses are no strangers to the fact that every dollar counts. Supply chains everywhere need to be aware of how to save money while still running smoothly. But logistics is a tricky industry and there are easy ways to waste money when shipping freight. We’ve put together the 3 most common ways to waste […]

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Top Winter Freight Shipping Tips

Winter freight shipping always tests the strength of the logistics industry and e-commerce. Between unpredictable winter storms and the holiday push, supply chains everywhere face challenges to meet deadlines and satisfy customer demands. Optimize your logistics performance by putting a plan in place to ensure peak performance during the winter months. Below is a quick […]

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What You Should Know About Black Friday Logistics

The shipping industry is always guaranteed to be kept on its toes when it comes to Black Friday and Cyber Monday logistics. With online sales volumes poised to increase yet again this holiday season, supply chains everywhere are making preparations to deal with the challenging influx of customers and business. But just how are companies […]

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How are Christmas Trees Shipped?

For some of us, the holidays can’t be properly celebrated without the iconic decorated evergreen tree. Unless you’ve gone off-the-grid in a blissful mountain wilderness, your Christmas tree won’t be sprouting up from the ground in your living room. Christmas trees are just like every other piece of freight cargo in the world and need […]

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How to Select the Best Shipping Method for Your Freight

With so many different ways to ship freight, how do you know which method is the best? Look no further, we’ve simplified the search for the right shipping method for your cargo. To help you make a better, more informed decision, we’ve created a short synopsis of the types of methods available. Less than Truckload […]

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