logistics

Are You Losing Money Through Shipping?

Every shipper is trying to save money on shipping to help improve the bottom line for a supply chain. You use an instant freight quote tool and try to find the lowest rate. You think that you may have saved a few bucks in the process. It turns out that shippers might still be losing money.

Nationwide LTL Shipping

Shippers have many expectations for an exceptional LTL freight service. This includes relying on a special type of trucking service that is unique and can provide options for serving whole regions or the entire nation.

Filing a Freight Claim

Sometimes when you are shipping international ocean freight, there could be numerous obstacles and problems that occur in the transportation process. The result of these problems could result in a loss or damage to your cargo.

Irregular Route Common Carrier

Every business has different needs in respect to domestic freight shipping. Sometimes a larger business might partner with a dedicated trucking carrier. Essentially, these are trucking companies that will frequently work with a trusted client and they usually ship their cargo along the same routes for that client all of the time.

Trans-Pacific Maritime Rates

The 14th Annual Trans-Pacific Maritime Conference was held last week. Hundreds of people in the logistics industry attended. There were numerous topics for discussion during this important event.

Lost Freight at Sea

Recently, there was news that the Danish vessel of the Svendborg Maersk faced some tough storms while at sea near the Northern area of France.

Trucking During The Winter

Trucking companies who transport LTL and FTL freight run on a precise schedule for pick-ups and drop-offs. The same could be said about all truck drivers everyday.

Transshipments

The transshipment process has become a major aspect of international cargo shipping. For new shippers, they should know that transshipment involves routing cargo between locations or vessels during the transportation process before reaching the destination.

Clean Vessel Incentive Program

We all want to do our part in protecting the environment, even in the international freight shipping industry. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) might regulate emission levels from ocean vessels, but that is not enough to make a major difference. That is why major US ports are stepping up to provide better environmental standards.

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