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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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3 Tips on How to Get the Best Truckload Quotes

3 Tips on How to Get the Best Truckload Quotes
For small business owners who wear many hats, it may be complicated to navigate the truckload freight shipping process, especially when it comes to finding the best quotes.  While it might seem complicated, a good truckload shipping strategy can improve your customer satisfaction, save costs, and increase business efficiency. Getting...

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3 Tips On How To Ship Flatbed Freight

Flatbed shipping can offer many benefits over the other freight shipping types, especially if your cargo is of unusual shape or dimensions. Whether it’s a vehicle, heavy equipment, or another similar load, it will qualify best for flatbed shipping. However, there are some intricacies in flatbed shipping that you need...

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Preparing Your Small Business for Peak Shipping Season

The produce shipping season is slowly coming to an end, marking the beginning of the busiest time in freight transportation - peak season. The peak period usually starts at the end of August and lasts throughout October. Autumn is a busy time for a lot of reasons: the back-to-school season...

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How to Avoid Hidden Costs of LTL Shipping

When executed correctly, LTL freight shipping can be a cost-effective shipping option. However, shippers, especially new shippers in the industry, deal with a significant amount of discrepancy between estimated costs and actual costs. Sometimes, the extra costs can be frustratingly high and create a misunderstanding between shippers and carriers. The...

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3 Small Business Shipping Mistakes You Should Avoid

Small business owners are incredible multitaskers. In most cases, they are extremely involved in every small process that runs within a company. Learning every intricacy at every stage is complicated. One of the largest parts of the small business working process is shipping. Whether it’s shipping materials from suppliers, getting...

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