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How to track your LTL shipment from origin to destination
Freight tracking is a critical part of supply chain management. Utilizing a 3PL to help manage your LTL shipping needs...
Market Update for Buffalo, NY
Learn about the factors that shape the state of LTL shipping in Western New York...
Consolidation LTL shipping vs. hub and spoke LTL shipping
When considering LTL freight as a cost-efficient way to ship your goods, it is essential to look at different types of LTL to determine the best distribution model...
The benefits of using a 3PL shipping platform for LTL shipments
Utilizing a 3PL to manage your LTL freight shipping is advantageous in a number...
Selecting between LTL shipping and parcel shipping for a shipment
Parcel shipping and LTL are two of the most cost-effective ways to ship in the industry today. Because of their similarities...
Tips on how to package your LTL shipment to avoid damage in transit
Packaging cargo properly when shipping is crucial to the safety, protection, and transportability of your shipment while it is in transit...
Improving carrier customer experience
Customer service in the freight industry has long been in need of updates and improvements. Most customer service models...
Blanket pricing and customer specific pricing in LTL shipping
LTL shipments are rated according to tariffs published annually by carriers. A tariff, or rate base, is a system that identifies...
Utilizing 3PL technology to coordinate final mile logistics
Final mile (also known as last mile) logistics refers to the last leg of transportation that brings a shipment to its final destination...
The importance of customer service in LTL shipping
LTL shipping is complicated. quality customer service from the right carrier can help solve common shipping problems and increase your business’s performance...
Is third party LTL shipping insurance worth it?
Shipping valuable or fragile items through ltl? Learn about third party cargo insurance to protect your shipment from damage or loss...
The blind spot in the quest for supply chain visibility
In recent years, visibility has proven to be a hot topic in the logistics and supply chain industry; a topic that has gotten even more attention after...
Calculate the density of your freight shipment
Learn how to calculate the density of your freight to determine the correct NMFC freight class for your shipment using this simple formula...
Why furniture is so difficult to classify in LTL
Learn how to Classify LTL Freight for Furniture. When booking less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping services, the shipper is responsible for providing the carrier with the correct freight...
Freight shipping class 50: Correctly calculate NMFC codes
What Are NMFC Freight Class Codes? Learn about Freight Class 50 and how to accurately classify your freight using this code...
Setting expectations; Less-than-Truckload transit time
Since LTL carriers have to accommodate multiple shipments in one truckload the initial freight transit time quoted might increase for your shipment...
Stop wasting your money: 5 ways to avoid additional charges in LTL
Whether you’re a first-time LTL shipper or a regular, no one wants to be caught off guard with additional charges. Additional fees....
Contract or volume rates? What to know.
Given the fluid nature of less-than-truckload shipping, pricing dynamics can change for the shipper. Depending on factors such as fuel costs...
First-time LTL shipper? Read this before you ship.
Don’t worry. You’re not alone. The world of logistics can sometimes be unclear or confusing, especially to new shippers. Taking a moment to understand...
How to reduce costs; practical tips for Less-than-Truckload shippers
Though Less-than-Truckload (LTL) is already a budget option, there are always ways to reduce your shipping costs. Overall, one of the best ways...
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