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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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