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How To Prepare For The Holiday Shipping Season

For retailers and small businesses, the holiday shipping season is just around the corner. Just before Halloween, people start to fill their shopping carts and prepare their gifts for the upcoming holiday season. Although the official start of holiday shopping is Black Friday for most people, it’s much earlier for...

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How Are Truckload Freight Rates Calculated?

Truckload freight rates play a significant role for shippers when deciding on the carrier or the company to move your freight. However, before landing a freight quote, it’s important to know which factors impact truckload rates and how they are calculated.  Truckload quotes are formed in a rather simple way...

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What Is Refrigerated Shipping and How Does It Work?

What is refrigerated shipping? Refrigerated (or reefer) shipping and trucking is the transportation method of moving temperature-controlled goods. In reefer shipping, freight is loaded and transported in trailers with built-in refrigeration systems and climate control. Refrigerated shipping plays an important role in the global economy since it’s the only way...

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3 Key Benefits of Truckload Freight Shipping

The trucking industry accounts for almost 70% of freight tonnage moved throughout the U.S. Altogether, the truck market in the U.S. alone is worth more than $700 billion. Speaking facts, full truckload freight generates 85% of the entire trucking industry revenue. Both private and for-hire fleets keep the transportation industry...

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What is Dry Van Shipping?

Whether you are shipping full truckload or less-than-truckload freight, chances are you are using dry van shipping. It is the most commonly used trailer type within the trucking industry as it allows to transport large amounts of goods and almost every type of commodity. What is a dry van trailer?...

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What Is Flatbed Shipping?

If you have ever wanted to ship large or oversized items, you may have heard about flatbed shipping. It can be a beneficial solution for industrial shippers, as well for individual shipments of large objects that are too big for LTL shipping. What is flatbed shipping? Flatbed shipping is a...

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What Is Truckload Shipping and How Does It Work?

In over-the-road-shipping, trucking takes the biggest part of the cake and plays a crucial role in the U.S. economy. There are two pivotal modes of truck transportation: less than truckload and full truckload shipping. Both methods can be beneficial to the shipper, however, they have a lot of differences. While...

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Last Mile Delivery: What Is It And How To Improve Your Service?

In the fiercely competitive e-commerce industry, last mile delivery is a crucial stage of the shipping process. With the growing role of customer experience, the demand for high quality, last mile shipping is rising. What is last mile delivery? Last mile delivery refers to the transportation of freight from a...

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What Is Volume LTL Freight and When Can You Use It?

Shippers who often ship LTL freight can benefit from another shipping method called volume freight shipping. In the shipping industry, it stands somewhere between full truckload and less than truckload shipping. Knowing the difference can be tricky, so it’s important to know the difference between all of the options. What...

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What Is Moving Season & When Is The Best Time To Move?

What is the peak moving season? Summer is traditionally known as a popular time for moving. Usually, the peak moving season starts in April and lasts until September. There are many reasons why most relocations happen in summer. Students move to other cities after graduation, families relocate while their children...

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