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Shipping Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Key Reminders

Shipping Black Friday and Cyber Monday Key Reminders
The holiday season is just around the corner, traditionally starting with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you have ever made it through the holiday season as a small business, you know the rules. The earlier you start preparing your strategy, the more successful your company’s efforts are. Whether you...

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Shipping for Furniture Manufacturers: The Basics

Shipping for Furniture Manufacturers: The Basics
Traditionally, furniture was bought mainly in brick-and-mortar stores and there wasn’t much need for transporting it across the country or across the globe. However, with the pandemic, almost every business had to strengthen up its digital presence because their audience migrated online. Furniture manufacturing and retail are not an exception....

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What is Specialized Freight Shipping?

What Is Specialized Freight Shipping
Freight transportation serves an extremely wide scope of industries. Many of these industries involve heavy equipment, metals, or other bulky cargo. For these purposes, there is a special shipping type known as specialized shipping. Specialized freight shipping is used in industrial businesses like oil and gas, mining, metal manufacturing, and...

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Manufacturing Challenges in Business and Shipping

Manufacturing Challenges in Business and Shipping
Reportedly, more than 60% of manufacturers were affected by the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences. There is a lot of news on retail, but not much information about other key links in the supply chains, like manufacturers. While this is a very broad category to define, you typically see small...

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Let’s Get Spooky: How Does Halloween Shipping Work?

Let’s Get Spooky How Does Halloween Shipping Work
The spookiest night of the year is just around the corner!  The end of October is a prime time not only for witches and ghosts, but also for retailers. Shippers are getting ready to ship scary costumes, decorations, and of course, lots of treats. At the same time, retailers and...

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How to Prepare for the Holiday Shipping Season 2020

How to Prepare for the Holiday Shipping Season 2020
2020 has been tough for small businesses. The COVID crisis and ensuing economic fallout have disrupted practically every industry, and this year's peak shipping season is right around the corner. This is an opportunity to capitalize on increased consumer activity towards the end of the year for many companies. There...

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When Should You Switch to Full Truckload Shipping?

When Should You Switch to Full Truckload Shipping
For small business owners, shipping freight can sometimes be costly and challenging. You have to wear many hats and with a limited budget, getting the best out of the shipping services can be hard. If your goods are time-sensitive and prone to damage, we may have the right solutions for...

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What is the Difference Between an LTL and FTL Freight Quote?

What is the Difference Between an LTL and FTL Freight Quote
While full truckload (FTL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping can seem similar, or even the same to newcomers in the shipping industry, there are a number of important differences between these two shipping modes. Mainly, these differences pertain to the pricing process for both modes. Understanding how FTL and LTL quotes...

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The Best Way to Ship a Vehicle Across the Country

The Best Way to Ship a Vehicle Across the Country
Shipping large objects and equipment is always a challenge. Shipping a vehicle is no exception. Whether you are selling a vehicle or a heavy piece of equipment, you'll need to be prepared with a successful shipping strategy. While shipping a vehicle across the country can be quite costly, you can...

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3 Tips for the Busy Moving Season

3 Tips for the Busy Moving Season
It’s mid-September, and the busy shipping season is in full swing! While this month is more known for back to school and the start of fall, now is the perfect time to book shipments, whether you're moving equipment or from one city to another. But before you start packing up...

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