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Maximizing the Use of Truckload Freight for Higher Profits

There are nearly 12 million trucks, rail cars, and vessels that are used to move goods over the transportation network. With such a plethora of options to choose from, it can be quite time consuming trying to ensure you are getting the best rates and services for shipping your products. Is cheapest always best? How [...]


Considerations for Truckload Logistics Companies

Even as technology advances, companies will be reliant on trucks as a primary mode of transport for all of the goods demanded by an increasingly online consumer base. While advancements are made in clean fuel and alternative energy, the basics of transportation remain the same. Consumers will always need goods delivered from one location to [...]


5 Big Benefits of LTL Shipping for Your Trade Show

Trade shows are held in convention centers all across the United States. In October 2016, there were more than 252 convention centers across the country: California and Florida had the largest number with 20 locations each, followed by Nevada which respectively had 19. There are trade shows for all kinds of events: arts and crafts, [...]


Advantages of Full Truckload Shipping (FTL)

FTL and Less than truckload (LTL) are the two main truckload freight options available over road shipping. PNG Logistics state that full truckloads carry 42,500 pounds or 24 pallets, while shipments that carry lesser weights than that normally use LTL shipping. Every business owner and manufacturer is looking for a way of making more profit [...]


Why Your Business Should Opt for FTL Carriers

Over ten million trucks, vessels, rail cars, and locomotives move products over the transportation network, the most valuable of these being machinery, motorized vehicles, and electronics. And in 2013, there were almost 15 billion tons of cargo transported via trucking. By 2040, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that number should be at almost [...]


6 Tips to Save Money on Your Freight Shipping

If you own or manage a business that relies on specialty freight services, you are not alone. In the United States, the logistics and transportation industry was worth about $1.48 trillion in 2015. That amounted to about 8% of the American gross domestic product. Many companies are always on the lookout for ways to cut [...]


The Ins And Outs Of Calculating Less Than Truckload Shipping Rates

The less than truckload shipping (LTL) market is worth an estimated $35 billion. Still, to many, it remains a little mysterious. LTL shipping services are their own special classification that means freight only takes up part of a shipping trailer. Thus, less than truckload shipping rates can be incredibly variable. It makes sense that the [...]


3 Inventory Considerations to Make As a Small Business Owner

As a small business owner, you need to make a lot of difficult decisions pertaining to your inventory practices. When it comes to managing your books, finances, and consumers, your inventory plays a huge role in your business. If you're a new small business owner, here are some of the top inventory considerations you should [...]


The Primary Differences Between FTL And LTL Shipping

Shipping specialty freight can be a major challenge for businesses. This task requires knowing what kind of shipping services you need and how to properly coordinate those services. A good place to start in educating yourself about shipping services is with knowing the differences between less than truckload (LTL) shipping and full truckload (FTL) shipping. [...]


The Top Shipping Mistakes You Can Avoid With LTL Freight Companies

While choosing less than truckload (LTL) shipping can be a huge benefit for companies that do not have freight loads large enough for a full trailer, this shipping method can be tricky for those who haven't used it before. When a company makes these missteps with its shipping methods, the mistakes can hinder their productivity [...]