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7 Factors That Determine LTL Freight Rates

There's no skating over the truth: Less than truckload (LTL) freight rates can be confusing. While standard truckload freight rates are typically only based on a per-mile rate or a price per-hundredweight with a fuel charge, there are many factors that impact LTL shipping services. Despite the more confusing rates, LTL shipping services are the [...]

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Top 3 Benefits Of Outsourcing Your Expedited Freight Services

If your business has used the same shipping methods for years, you probably haven't thought much about how you can improve them. However, switching to expedited freight services through a specialty transportation company can benefit your business in a variety of ways. Discover these important advantages of using expedited shipping services and make the switch [...]

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Top Tips To Working With Industrial Machinery Movers

Moving heavy machinery is not as straightforward as moving an ordinary home's boxes and furniture. That's why industrial machinery movers are trained in transporting machines and their parts that are top heavy, unwieldy, and otherwise awkward to move. In fact, the most valuable commodities that the U.S. freight transportation system moves include machinery, electronics, and [...]

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The Pros And Cons Of Aircraft Shipping

When it comes to shipping your goods via expedited air shipping there are a number of pros and cons that you should consider. Before you choose reliable aerospace logistics services, here are some of the perks and pitfalls associated with freight shipping by air.   Pros There are numerous benefits to choosing air freight when [...]

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What To Expect When You Use Aerospace Logistics Services

A sector of complex projects and high-value cargoes, aerospace logistics transports goods through the air with speed and care. As the U.S. e-commerce revenue is upward of about $423.3 billion and steadily climbing, the revenue of this highly specialized transportation industry is expected to climb with it. Discover these important benefits of working with an [...]

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Load Limits 101: Learn How Much You Can Ship

Choosing the right expedited trucking company is hard enough without worrying about the size of the bed. Even though the length of your average haul decreased by 4% from 2011 to 2016, distributors still struggle with oversize freight and overweight freight. Here's what you should know about the dimensions for flatbed trucks to ensure you're [...]

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How Is the Trucking Industry Combating Driver Shortages?

Oddly enough, recent improvements in the U.S. retail economy have caused some challenges for the transportation industry. While economic improvement is definitely good news, some parts of the shipping industry weren't able to keep up, leading to driver shortages. The reasons for truck driver shortages are a bit complicated, but essentially, the improving economy has [...]

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3 Industry Trends that Might Change Transportation for Good in 2019

Every industry changes with time, and the transportation industry is no exception. Recently, transportation markets have seen tremendous growth; in 2015 alone, spending in the U.S. logistics and transportation industry totaled $1.48 trillion, representing 8% of annual gross domestic product. Though the transportation sector has seen an uptick in the last decade thanks to a [...]

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Faster, Safer, Smarter: How GPS Benefits the Transportation Industry

Perhaps without realizing it, most consumers today rely on recent advancements in the logistics industry for maintaining their current way of life. Thanks to innovative developments in GPS technology, shipping speeds are faster than ever, while shipping costs remain relatively low. This efficiency impacts online shopping, pharmaceutical deliveries, produce freshness, and much, much more.   [...]

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3 Key Benefits of Hiring Industrial Machinery Movers

When completing any kind of job, it is tempting to try and accomplish any and every task by yourself. From home improvement projects to industrial construction projects, homeowners and managers try to save money and time by doing everything themselves. Though attempting to handle a project solo from start to finish is noble, it's often [...]

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