Shipping Fresh Produce

Shipping fresh produce is a high-paced industry because of the effort it takes to make deliveries within a short timeframe. Fresh produce often has very short shelf lives, making the timely transport of the products critical to ensure freshness. If a … Read More

Supply Chain Management Challenges

Supply chain management (SCM) is the process by which supply chain activities are managed to have an advantage over competitors as well as maximize the value of our customers. It basically represents the efforts by which the supply chain management solutions help to … Read More

Transportation Accessorial Charges

Though this might be surprising to some, carriers are often called upon to perform services other than just driving.  Drivers may have to load or unload trailers, wrap pallets, or make additional stops. Unexpected changes to a freight bill due to inadvertent transportation accessorial charges can … Read More

Food and Beverage Shipping Challenges

Working in the food and beverage industry can be quite exciting and diverse. In addition, it can be quite complex. There are an endless number of processes involved in this supply chain and unraveling these can be a challenge. This … Read More

How to choose an MHE Provider?

When you consider the current practices of material handling equipment, it doesn’t take long to realize that they were built on really traditional and even archaic models. These were most often installed with retail and wholesale channels in mind. That’s not … Read More

Online Grocery Shopping, Ready to Compete?

Online grocery shopping was considered as a luxury service in population dense, select areas. However, this has now changed and it is quite common in many areas throughout the United States. In fact, it is a $10 billion a year … Read More

Can Reefer Trailers Carry Dry Freight?

When it comes to shipping dry freight, many shippers do not think about using a reefer trailer for their shipments. This is actually a big mistake as shippers could save anywhere from six to fifteen percent on their shipments if … Read More

Transportation Liability: Two Common Myths

Transportation liability in short means who takes responsibility in the event of damage or loss to a cargo shipment during transport. In some cases, the client can be held responsible if the damages are a result of the cargo itself, … Read More

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