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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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How Technology Is Affecting the Shipping Industry

Technology has made an impact on the entire transportation industry and is continuing to change LTL shipping every day. Shippers and carriers have slowly integrated new technology into their processes due to new advancements and regulations that have been implemented. In the future, it is almost guaranteed that technology will...

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Learn the Jargon: Freight Shipping Terms You Need to Know

In the world of freight shipping and logistics, there are a lot of freight shipping terms and acronyms that get thrown around. If you’re not a seasoned logistics professional, this may seem overwhelming and confusing. At GoShip.com, we want to make sure that you understand these terms and have a...

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Infographic: 5 Tips for Shipping Fragile Items

Preparing fragile items for transit can quickly turn stressful, because fragile and valuable items need extra care and attention when it comes to shipping. Here at GoShip.com, we want to make the fragile shipping process as easy for you as possible, so today we have put together an infographic with...

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5 Tips for a Fast & Efficient Freight Shipping Process

If you’re new to less-than-truckload (LTL) freight shipping, then there is a good chance that all of the terminology and shipping processes that it comes with are a little confusing. At GoShip.com, we do everything we can to make the process as easy as possible for you. We can offer...

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What Factors Determine LTL Shipping Rates?

Before you make a shipment, it is important to understand how shipping rates are determined. Knowing how shipping rates are determined can help you reduce shipping costs on your shipments and can allow you to ship more efficiently. Normally, full truckload shipping rates are based on a per-mile rate or...

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5 Tips for Shipping Fragile Items

In a perfect world, everything we send in the mail will arrive to its destination in perfect condition, however, accidents can happen when the right precautions aren’t taken. Fragile and valuable items need extra care and attention when it comes to shipping. We have put together 5 essential tips to...

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2018 Trends Affecting Shipping Costs

  At GoShip.com, we believe in closely watching the shipping industry and staying up to date with freight transportation and shipping trends to be able to provide our customers with the best tools for their shipping needs. According to DAT, which is a is a US-based freight exchange and provider...

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The Best Way to Move Your Mattress

Have you ever struggled to move your mattress during a big move? Although mattresses may not seem very important, they are an important part of our lives. No matter how much you may love your mattress, there’s no denying that they are heavy, bulky and an inconvenience to move. If...

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