Shipping Meat

From the moment the product leaves your premises, all the way through to delivery at your customer’s home, warehouse or retail store, the temperature of your meat shipment must be kept within a specified temperature range to prevent products from … Read More

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

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

Cold Chain Shipping Facts

Cold chain shipping is a vital process for transporting items that are sensitive to changes in temperature. This often includes shipping items for the medical industry, such as samples, vaccines, antivenom and medications that should be kept at an optimal, … Read More

FOB Shipping Advantages

An importer need to look into the options of buying the goods under the terms that are more favorable to his or her expenses. We suggest you should always choose FOB shipping between you and your supplier. But why? FOB is a more … Read More

Mistakes Shippers Make

When moving freight is an every day operation, proper execution is a must. It’s great to have a logistics professional on board to help guide the company through the shipping challenges. Unfortunately, not every company has the luxury of having a … 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

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

Transportation Trends Update

July 2017 transportation trends reveal the ways in which companies are seeking to convenience people’s lives. The freight industry of today is also evolving rapidly. It is no longer bound by the traditional constraints of the economy, and Amazon is gearing … Read More

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