How Trucking GPS Helps Your Business Shipping

When we’re shipping your goods by truck, there will come times when you need to know exactly where your shipment is. Every element of the shipping process these days uses a GPS device. This means that ships, planes, and even trains use a GPS. (Trains may not need to turn…

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Understanding Modal Preferences in Transport

Transporting goods to a location halfway around the world will typically mean that your goods go through a few different phases of transport. It may be more cost efficient to transport via truck to an airport, where your goods are transferred to a plane. At the receiving airport, rail transport…

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The Four Modes of Shipping

Shipping your goods can be done in one of three modes. Most of the time, even a single package will use at least two of these transportation modes. These are basic breakdowns, but they’re represented as road, rail, sea, and air transport. Each has benefits and drawbacks: Shipping by Road…

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Keeping Your Logistics Budget Lean

As many companies come out of the summer, they’re looking at ways to cut costs and keep budgets in check. That often means reviewing absolutely everything, including the logistics budget. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to save some money without damaging your services. Take a look. Lean…

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Determining Your LTL Rate

LTL is a lifesaver for many companies. It’s the best way to get those smaller orders from place to place, but it isn’t always easy to decide exactly what you’re going to pay when it’s time to move the shipment across the country. Unfortunately, there’s not an easy answer to…

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Three Apps to Help You Better Manage Your Inventory

Inventory management – it’s one of the biggest issues for many companies, and it can lead to real logistical problems in the long run. If you could eliminate inventory issues within your company, you might have a shot at a better logistics plan, right? These apps can help.            Scandit:…

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Why Work With a Logistics Company?

Many small to midsize companies believe working with a logistics company is far too expensive to be a real option. The simple truth, though, is that not working with a logistics company can be a far more costly prospect in the long run. Wondering what the real benefits are? Take…

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Saving by Shipping as Freight of All Kinds

One good way to ship when you’re moving a number of products via Less Than Truckload shipping (LTL) is called Freight of All Kinds (FAK). What is Freight of All Kinds? It’s a way to simplify moving items that fit into a range of freight classes. How Does Freight of…

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