2018: The Year Of The Truck Drivers

Ringing in the New Year means starting fresh and anticipating big changes for future. Truck drivers may be looking forward to 2018 more than anyone. Truckload rates are going up due to a number of different factors. That means that drivers … Read More

What Does FOB Mean in Freight & Transportation?

Many people have seen the acronym F.O.B. in shipping documents and never known what it meant. Even those in the shipping industry with knowledge of freight shipping terminology often are confused as to the true meaning. FOB stands for “free on board” or … Read More

Reefer vs Dry LTL Shipping

Before you can successfully transport freight, you must first determine the shipping option that best meets your transportation needs. There is a wide variety you can choose from, including dry van, refrigerated (reefer), flatbed and more. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself … Read More

Tesla Unveils Electric Semi-Truck

Tesla revealed the much anticipated, brand-new electric semi-truck. The sleek, silver model still looks like a traditional semi, but also like a vehicle out of the future—and it even runs on sunlight. The electric semi-truck boasts many new features that … Read More

Increase Holiday Sales

It’s not too late to get started on your holiday marketing. The holidays bring a lot of magic in the air. They also bring opportunities to increase holiday sales. Holiday spending is expected to reach record levels. Digital shopping is expected … Read More

Holiday Season: Controlling Shipping Costs

The holiday season is fast approaching and those with a projected “holiday 2017” delivery date should be shipping as soon as possible. For the freight world holiday shipping or for shippers in any peak season it gets chaotic, everyone is trying to clear … Read More

Choosing the Right LTL Freight Carrier

Simply put, finding a LTL freight carrier for your shipments is often a difficult process. Whether it’s finding the lowest possible rates or ensuring you’ve correctly determined the weight of your items, there’s several moving pieces in LTL shipping. LTL … Read More

2017 Fedex Holiday Surcharges Update

FedEx has announced their plans for the holiday season this year, and surprisingly, they don’t plan to change much at all. The decision is a gamble that it can cover the extra costs during a period when daily volume can double … Read More

Shipping Perishable Foods

if you’re looking to ship perishable foods that need to be temperature controlled, you must take the proper steps and use appropriate materials to avoid spoilage. Need a frozen delicacy delivered but concerned it won’t stay ice-covered for the entire trip? Don’t despair. … Read More

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