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Steps In Choosing The Right Freight Company

Your products need to get to their destination and unless you have your own trucks or shipping company, you’re most likely going to use a third-party freight company. With so many out there these days, finding the right one can … Continue reading

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Updated reports on female representation in trucking

The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) partnered with the National Transportation Institute (NTI) to create an index tracking female representation in the industry. WIT’s priority is to attract more women to trucking in order to increase the percentage of female … Continue reading

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Growing Your Business Using Reliable Freight Services

When it comes to growing your business, it is important to work with a company that offers complete and reliable freight services.  Your success comes from a number of elements working together throughout your business most of which rely on … Continue reading

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Trucker gets lost in the woods with truck full of chips, doesn’t eat any

Truck driver Jacob Aaron Cartwright, 22, went missing Tuesday in Eastern Oregon. (CNN)When Oregon truck driver Jacob Cartwright first set out on Tuesday to deliver a shipment of potato chips, he never expected to emerge from the wilderness four days … Continue reading

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The Differences Between LTL and FTL Freight Shipping Options

For businesses that ship out products throughout the nation it is important to know the differences between LTL and FTL freight shipping options. It is obviously important for businesses to save as much money as possible on shipping costs for … Continue reading

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These Electric Semis Hope To Clean Up The Trucking Industry

Thor Trucks ET-One, the winner of Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Award for energy, can haul 80,000 pounds of cargo and travel 300 miles on a single charge. [Photo: Thor Trucks] Growing up in a family business with a fleet … Continue reading

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5 Considerations of Choosing A Freight Carrier

In order to get the best value for your money while receiving and sending your shipments on time and in the best condition possible you need to find a suitable freight carrier.  Your shipments are worth a great deal to … Continue reading

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Weather Company Aims to Give Truckers Full Forecast

Truckers Full Forecast Vehicles sit in eastbound traffic on Interstate 80 near Soda Springs, California, after a winter storm. (Photo: Reuters) In the past, the trucking industry has relied on weather information that is vague and one-dimensional. That is changing. … Continue reading

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Main Factors Affecting Freight Charges

The cost of transporting commodities from one place to another is affected by various factors.  Freight charges may vary from one destination to another but there are standard issues that influence shipping rates on a global level.  These include: Mode … Continue reading

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The Role of Trucking in Logistics Business

Logistics encompasses a combination of production and the delivery of a product or service to ensure efficient and effective management of various warehouse and distribution companies. Logistics management matters because it controls the flow of supplies to match the needs … Continue reading

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