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Freight Class 101

In less-than-truckload (LTL) freight shipping, knowing the freight class of your shipment is a crucial element in accurately determining the cost of a shipment. Freight classes – the numerical...

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3 Tips for LTL Shipping Success

Learn a few simple ways to get your LTL shipment to its destination on time, for the lowest rate with the least amount of worry. #1: Avoid Unneeded Accessorials Many LTL shippers become upset when...

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Supply Chain Technology

Logistics Technology: Tips to Prioritize Your Needs

Exploring the world of new logistics technologies offers real excitement for people who can visualize how these cutting-edge tools may revolutionize the industry. New hardware and software systems...

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Product Update, Trucking, FTL Freight

New Feature: FTL Rate Searches

Fleet Logistics is excited to announce some great new features this week! Starting today, with your free Fleet Transportation Management System account, you have access to unlimited instant FTL (full...

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Trucking, LTL Freight

LTL Best Practices for Small and First-Time Shippers

If you’re a small company that is shipping your products for the first time, don’t feel bad if less-than-truckload shipping is your only option. You may not have enough cargo to fill a full truckload...

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Trucking, LTL Freight, FTL Freight

Truck Driver Shortage: Overhauling an Industry

You can’t detour around the numbers — America is facing a significant truck driver shortage. Worries about future shipping capacity have driven beyond the desks of industry analysts and into the...

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Supply Chain, Trucking

Last Mile Logistics: How to Overcome Common Challenges

Shippers everywhere in the country, whether great or small, selling to businesses or consumers, nearly all have succumbed to the “Amazon effect.” In shipping, this term — used derisively by some,...

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Trucking, LTL Freight

Freight class: All about the basics

  For startup shippers, the less-than-truckload (LTL) freight classification process can seem intimidating. In reality, the system of classifying different kinds of LTL freight was created to make...

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Supply Chain Technology

Supply chain technologies: Hype, reality and future

  Logistics and supply chain has long been an experimentation and proving ground for new technologies. Its very nature of large volume and quick turnaround provides limitless opportunity for vetting...

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