The Guide To Navigating The Freight Capacity Crunch of 2018 And Beyond

2/14/18 10:36 AM

In January 2017, we informed our readers about the warning signs that signaled an impending truckload capacity crunch. As the year progressed, the forecasted storm developed into reality, and capacity constraint has been reported as the primary issue faced by many shippers last year. 

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Topics: Intermodal, Air, Brokerage, TMS, Shipping Tips, Truckload, less-than-truckload

Shipper Focus: Frios Excels With Innovative LTL Cold Chain Solution

6/14/17 7:50 AM
 
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Topics: temperature-controlled, Distribution, less-than-truckload, Supply Chain, Cold Chain

Pool Distribution: Cutting Costs And Time In The Long Haul

5/15/17 9:31 AM

When you ship in volume, using less-than-truckload (LTL) for distribution is generally the most cost-effective solution for regional and short haul transportation. However, if your freight is moving a long distance, such as from the West Coast to locations across the country, the cost of moving multiple less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments can quickly add up.

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Topics: less-than-truckload, Truckload, Intermodal, Distribution, Supply Chain

An Economical LTL Approach to Temperature-Sensitive Shipments

10/17/16 9:30 AM

If you're in an industry that sells or distributes products that require temperature-controlled containment, such as pharmaceuticals or food items, you know that transportation costs can weigh heavily on your overhead.

This is particularly true if you move either climate-sensitive or refrigerated freight that doesn't need the amount of space that full-size dedicated transportation units offer. 

Keep in mind: More Space = Higher Costs. Space Not Filled = Money Wasted

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Topics: temperature-controlled, less-than-truckload

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