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Preparing Your Business for the Holiday Season

As we move into mid-October and the shipping season continues to flourish before the holiday season, many small businesses can begin to feel overwhelmed. Companies see a large increase in their annual sales during the holidays and should be prepared for a surge in online and in-store purchases made from...

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How Shipping Has Evolved Over the Years

It’s crazy to think about how much the shipping industry has changed over the years. Ordering and shipping packages can be as easy as clicking a few buttons on a website and boom – your package is on its way to the destination. Many years ago, if you wanted to...

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How to Avoid Unwanted Shipping Costs

It is easy to make mistakes whenever you are organizing a shipment, especially if you are new to the shipping industry. New shippers can often get confused on freight classification, weight, dimensions, and shipment details that could result in additional charges on the shipment. Nobody wants to deal with unwanted...

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3 Benefits of Shipment Tracking

The shipping industry is constantly being changed by new technology, ranging from the ELD mandate to the idea of autonomous trucks. Technology is almost unavoidable in today’s society and has changed the way people ship. Consumers are becoming more and more accustomed to technology, and many businesses are focused on...

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Preparing for Hurricane Season

Managing your supply chain can be very complex and difficult for certain businesses. Managing your supply chain in the middle of a hurricane can be extremely difficult and is an added stress that no business wants to face. Hurricanes often come with catastrophic results, and many businesses suffer disruptions and...

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5 Signs it’s Time to Change Your LTL Shipping Provider

When is the right time to change your LTL shipping provider? Building important long lasting relationships with your LTL provider is an important part of maintaining a strong shipping network, but there are numerous signs that will clearly let you know when the time has come to switch. As a...

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6 Steps Towards Greener Shipping

Freight shipping is one of the biggest contributors to pollution today, but it doesn’t have to be that way. New studies on the effects of climate change and green shipping over the last decade have encouraged establishments to take measures for reducing the carbon footprint in all industries, including the...

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How Does Density Affect LTL Shipping?

Freight pricing is becoming more focused on freight density instead of weight. This change is occurring because of the growing popularity of e-commerce and the driver shortage. Carriers that are still charging shippers based only on their products' weight are losing a ton of space and money. Here at GoShip.com,...

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An Introduction to Freight Insurance

Shipping freight can sometimes be a bit stressful, so we’ve put together a guide to make sure you can sit back and relax throughout the process. There’s a lot to keep an eye on, but with the right precautions taken before your cargo hits the road, you can plan and...

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