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Shipping companies want Congress to increase shipping truck size

© Greg Nash The shipping industry is pushing Congress to increase the size of some shipping trucks, which could affect the nation’s highways, consumers and e-commerce. Shipping companies like FedEx, UPS and Amazon say allowing so-called twin 33s, a configuration that … Continue reading

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The inevitable mobile communication in trucking

As the technological era continues to grow, so does the trucking industry. Drivers and fleet managers are embracing the normality of smartphone and tablet devices, making them commonplace in their day-to-day life. Growing pains are inevitable, however, and Kevin Frey, … Continue reading

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Different Types of Freight Shipping Options

Freight is shipped by a variety of different modes of transport from trucks to airplanes, boats to vans, and everything in between.  In large cities shipments can even be found transported via bicycle carrier.  When it comes to shipping freight … Continue reading

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week: Let’s celebrate those who supply our lives and strengthen the economy

 (iStock) While your Labor Day weekend may have been stocked with food, refreshments, barbeque grills, beach toys and lots of other fun items, truck drivers across America made that happen. They were busy traveling and making deliveries door-to-door and then … Continue reading

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Strategies That Reduce Freight Costs

Ship only on off-peak days – Consider using traditionally off-peak shipping days to have your product picked up by your carrier to save money per shipment. Only consider it if it is not going to cause any issues with your … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry, Drivers Disagree On How To Address Shortage

Garrett Knollman, the Safety and Compliance at Transmark Logistics, says they are in need of qualified drivers. (Tyler Lake, WTIU/WFIU News) Semi-truck drivers can’t cross state lines unless they’re at least 21. A bill backed by Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (R-Ind). … Continue reading

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Difference Between Freight Forwards and Freight Carrier

Among other businesses manufacturing companies often need to ship their products to warehouses and to market. If you have a new business that ships freight as part of your business, you may be wondering whether you should hire a freight … Continue reading

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Balancing Different Types of Trucking Services with Shippers Needs

All trucking companies work differently, but at the end of the day, they should all have one goal in mind.  That goal should be fulfilling the needs of the shippers that use their services.  Some shippers may only need to … Continue reading

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Trucking Industry News

Trucking by the Numbers 2018: Trucking and freight snapshot By using data on tonnage and other freight trends across various industry segments, motor car­riers and shippers can more effectively plan for the scarcity of trucks and adjust their operations to … Continue reading

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Cross Docking Logistic Services Help Support Your Business

Logistics is an important part of the business and it is the concept of getting products from point A to point B in the quickest possible moment. Depending on where you are in the supply chain is how cross-docking can … Continue reading

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