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What Are the Characteristic Differences Between LTL and TL Shipping?

The entire LTL freight services market is valued at about $35 billion dollars. That's a lot of freight being moved back and forth. But what exactly is LTL shipping, and what's the difference between LTL and truckload freight shipping? Deciding between less than truckload shipping and full truckload shipping can be a difficult choice when [...]


Technologies That Make Trucking Easier and Safer

The world of trucking, from truckload logistics to machinery transport services, is constantly growing and changing. New technology is being invented and utilized to make shipping items easier and more efficient. It has come a long way over the years and it's now easier for all aspects of trucking to be tracked and improved. From [...]


How to Contain Your Trade Show Freight Shipping Costs

Whether you are a newbie or a trade show veteran, improving your trade show freight shipping can make your firm grow fast. Events and shows are still excellent sources of leads for many companies. The power of facial interactions with your potential customers improves the conversion rates, leading to higher sales. However, coordinating trade show [...]


Improvements in the Trucking Industry

The trucking industry has always been a work in progress. There are constantly new and better ways to keep this industry moving and to make experiences better for drivers and customers. Faster and more informed deliveries, as well as better working conditions for drivers, all play a part in this improvement. There are also technological [...]


The 3 Main Types of Logistics And Why Your Business Needs Them

Logistics and transportation encompasses a lot of ground. Your business needs a freight company, but you want the best value for your money. In 2007, the value of freight being moved was $882 per ton and it’s expected to increase to $1,377 per ton by 2040. With that increasing number in mind, you need a [...]


Why Trade Show Freight Shipping is Unique

There are many different types of freight and shipping in the world. Every business has its own unique list of shipping needs. This is especially true in the case of companies that attend trade shows. Trade show freight has different requirements than other forms of freight and therefore requires a shipping company that specializes in [...]


4 Tips for Hiring a Solid Trade Show Freight Carrier

Trade shows are held at convention centers throughout the United States. There are 252 conventions centers nationwide, as of 2016, and you may need to get your materials shipped to any number of cities in the U.S. Planning for a trade show involves juggling several major tasks, so getting your booths and materials shipped may [...]


The Importance of the U.S. Freight System

A large chunk of the United States economy relies on the creation and distribution of goods. Manufacturers need products to make, truckers need products to ship, and stores need products to sell. It's a cycle that has been around for many years and it provides a large number of jobs to people living in the [...]


What Kind of Shipping Can Your Small Business Choose From?

Every business has different shipping needs, but a small business needs the perfect option for its size. The type of shipping you use is going to depend on a lot of different elements within your company, and figuring out which avenue to take can be challenging. That's why it's a good idea to familiarize yourself [...]


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 [...]