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Full Truckload Shipping: What You Need to Know

Back in 2013, the trucking industry transported almost 15 billion tons of cargo. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that number will increase to about 18.79 billion tons by 2040. LTL (less than truckload) and full truckload shipping are quite different from each other. It’s honestly impossible to say which option is “better” -- [...]

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Trade Show Freight FAQ: Your Questions, Answered

Trade shows are held in cities all over the United States. There were a total of 252 convention centers in the country as of October 2016. California and Florida shared the largest number of locations with 20 each and Nevada followed closely with 19. Do you need help navigating the world of trade show freight [...]

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6 Ways to Minimize Your Truckload Logistics Shipping Expenses

Making profits is at the core of every business. And reducing costs as much as possible is one way to maximize the company’s profitability. One area where you are likely to incur significant expenses is in the transportation of heavy machinery. Statistics reveal that motorized vehicles, machinery, and electronics are the most commonly moved commodities [...]

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Tips to Save Money When Shipping

Truckload freight is usually transported on a daily basis making it crucial to understand the costing of shipment if you are a manufacturer. After all, the LTL market is estimated at approximately $35 billion for a reason. Therefore, it is important to know the rates of the company that you are working with, and then [...]

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Expert Tips on Choosing a Regional LTL Partner

Transportation management plays a vital role in the success of any business. Most e-commerce firms rely on a truckload logistics provider to fulfill their shipment orders. It has popularized the tremendous benefits accrued by the transportation sector leading to increased commercial vehicles. Recent studies by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration estimate 5.9 million commercial [...]

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Trade Show Shipping: Tips for Success

The three most valuable commodities transported by the U.S. freight system are machinery, electronics, and motorized vehicles. But as a business owner or executive preparing for a major trade show, the shipment most valuable to you may well be your trade show booth. Trade shows can be stressful even when everything goes well. To avoid unnecessary expense [...]

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Truckload Shipping Trends in 2019

In 2013, truckload and LTL shipping services carried almost 15 billion tons of cargo. By 2040, that number is predicted to increase to 18.79 billion tons. To learn about more changes and trends in the truckload shipping industry in 2019, keep reading. Growing Truckload Freight Fleets It's difficult to tell exactly how much more capacity [...]

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4 Common Logistics Questions, Answered

Almost 12 million different trucks, trains, and ships work together to move goods over the global transportation network. With so many different options and variables, it can be difficult to know where to begin when you're looking into truckload logistics for the first time. Time may be of the essence, but you know you've got [...]

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What Are Trade Show Logistics?

Your business has a lot to worry about when you head to trade shows. You need to design a trade show booth, plan your product demonstrations, train booth staff, and more. Then you need to execute a flawless trade show and break down your booth to ship back to your headquarters while you're exhausted from [...]

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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 [...]

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