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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]