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How to Measure Your Freight Shipment Properly?

Why accurate freight measurements are important? It’s no secret that the total cost of your shipment is directly affected by its dimensions and freight measurements. You can't use inaccurate numbers in your bill of lading and get away with it. Every carrier makes shipment inspections before handling, and any discrepancies...

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What Is the Cheapest Way To Ship Large Packages?

The market today offers numerous transportation options to shippers. However, if you are a newcomer to the industry, you may find shipping prices confusing, especially when you need to ship large items. If your shipment weighs less than 70 lbs, regular parcel services would be the best option. But if...

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What Is the Bill of Lading (BOL)?

What Is the Bill of Lading (BOL)? The bill of lading (BOL) is an essential document in the freight shipping process that acts as the main agreement between a shipper and a carrier. The bill of lading includes the most important information about your shipments, such as shipment details, dates,...

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What Is Limited Access Shipping?

One of the main factors of a positive experience with a shipping provider is getting an accurate freight quote without hidden charges. Sometimes, shippers see delivery from a different perspective than drivers and carriers do. So, limited access shipping locations often cause confusion among shippers, and extra fees can surprise...

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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 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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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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How to Safely Pack and Prepare LTL Freight Shipment?

In the freight shipping industry, is very important to properly package and prepare your shipment. Knowing how to pack LTL freight can be overwhelming. Today we will help you gain a better understanding of proper and secure shipping techniques. Whenever you are shipping your LTL freight, it is important to...

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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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Helpful Tips to Save on Shipping

Many businesses, especially small businesses, are constantly looking for ways to make shipping more efficient and cost-effective. Many believe that shipping expenses are fixed costs that cannot be changed, but that is not the case. There are many different ways to reduce the costs that you should know about to...

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5 Tips on How To Save Time On Freight Shipping

When it comes to freight shipping, time is always important. Sometimes you need to make that last-minute shipment and sometimes you just want to plan ahead. Don’t let those situations take up your valued time during your day to day life. We have compiled a list of some great tips...

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COVID-19 ALERT

Effective 3/18/20 please be aware that any shipments to carriers that are consigned to non-life sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania or California will be delayed until restrictions are lifted. These shipments may be subject to additional fees, including return shipment fees.  Non-essential businesses include public-facing industries such as entertainment, hospitality, and recreation facilities. Please reach out to customer_service@goship.com with any concerns. Please see the downloadable files for more details.

Life Sustaining Business Pennsylvania (55 downloads)

California Guidance on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers (61 downloads)