Learn the Jargon: Freight Shipping Terms You Need to Know

In the world of freight shipping and logistics, there are a ton 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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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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How to Safely Prepare Your LTL Freight Shipment

Some people may not be familiar with the proper way to prepare a freight shipment. It is very important to properly package and prepare your shipment to help save you future costs of damaged or lost goods and keep customers happy and satisfied. Knowing how to prepare your shipment with...

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Five Moving Scams to Look Out For

Moving into a new house or apartment can be a very exciting time. It is very important to make sure that you pick a good service to help you with your move to avoid possible moving scams. In some instances, the movers will demand a cash payment before unloading your...

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Four Freight Saving Tips for Shippers

Have you ever tried to make a shipment and were shocked by the price of the shipping cost estimates? There are many things that go into determining your final shipping cost. Factors like fuel costs are out of your control, but other factors like weight can be controlled. We will...

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Freight Liability vs. Freight Insurance

No one ever wants to hear that their freight was damaged during the shipping process. Whenever you are shipping, you want to make sure that your shipment is prepared correctly to avoid possible damages during the shipment. When dealing with damages, it is important to know the coverage you might...

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