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By: Ryan Poynter
April 22nd, 2022

Spurred by a global pandemic, the boom of e-commerce has created an increase in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping services. To remain competitive, many businesses are forced to ...

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By: Landyn Fassett
March 1st, 2022

Have you ever opened a bill to find out you owe more than originally quoted? Not fun! But it happens, and the logistics industry is no exception. A billing adjustment, commonly ...

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By: Taylor Borum
February 3rd, 2022

There are numerous advantages to shipping LTL, including reduced costs, robust back-office support from experienced teams, enhanced tracking technology, and improved ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Best Practices | Freight Rates | Shippers

By: Jason McNinch
February 1st, 2022

With the freight market already off to a hot start in 2022, steady rates and stable capacity are as crucial as ever for both shippers and transportation providers. According to a ...

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Carrier Relations | Logistics | Cargo Claims | Transportation | Safety | Freight Rates | Freight Management | Shippers

By: Deon Berube
January 25th, 2022

Generally, permitted loads are classified as overweight (heavy haul) or oversized (over-dimensional or OD) loads.

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By: Ryan Poynter
October 12th, 2021

Are you a shipper looking to source less-than-truckload (LTL) solutions for your business? Are you confident that your current LTL freight pricing agreements are yielding the most ...

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Carrier Relations | Freight/Shipping Trends | Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Rates | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Taylor Borum
September 21st, 2021

In April, Armstrong posted on how port congestion was impacting truckers and retailers. As fall approaches, we continue to see increased congestion at maritime gateways. Leaders ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Technology | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Rates | Freight Management | Shippers

By: Aaron Thrift
October 6th, 2020

There is no escape from market fluctuations in the transportation industry. Freight rate forecasting – even during the best of times – has the potential to induce migraines and ...

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