beat rising freight costs in 2021

How to Beat Rising Freight Costs in 2021

Pandemic-era restrictions have been lightening and we’re getting a clearer picture of short-term and long-term impact. While long shipping wait times were universally experienced by companies worldwide and are continuing, consumer demand is picking up. In the current market, that means production and distribution costs are rising right along with that increased demand.   Since…

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aerodynamic truck sustainability

How the Freight Industry Is Becoming More Sustainable

From major trucking companies to small independent shippers, operators in the freight industry are taking steps to reduce their emissions. The transportation industry as a whole accounts for 28% of emissions in the United States, with trucks making up 23% of that. But the global automotive industry has been shifting towards eco-friendly solutions for years,…

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answers to common freight shipping questions

Answers to the 8 Most Common Freight Shipping Questions

The freight industry can seem quite complex on the surface, especially to first time shippers or those who deal mainly with one type of shipment. Even experienced professionals can find themselves scratching their heads from time to time.   No matter if you’re a seasoned pro or a novice, you’re bound to have questions. So, let’s…

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packing temperature controlled shipping

Prepare and Pack Your Temperature-Controlled Shipment Like a Pro

Preparing and packing your temperature-controlled freight may feel like a daunting process. After all, these shipments need special attention for a good reason. So what best practices should you follow to make sure that you’re protecting your freight for a seamless delivery? Well we’ve got answers for you.  In this guide, we’re going to break…

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perfect temperature controlled shipping

4 Steps to Perfectly Prep for Temperature-Controlled Shipping

Just like it sounds, temperature controlled shipping is the transport of goods that are sensitive to climate conditions. These types of items require special handling and storage for the entire duration of transport so that stable temperatures are maintained at all times.  When moving products that are sensitive to temperature, delivery timeframes and interruptions become…

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what to know ftl and ltl your business

The 3 Differences Between FTL and LTL That Matter to Your Business

Terminology in the freight industry can be confusing, especially when you’re trying to find the right information to suit your shipping needs. We often see the biggest confusion over full truckload freight (FTL or TL) and less than truckload freight (LTL). While the definition of each is pretty straightforward, each one comes with several qualifying…

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