The Predictions for Drayage in 2020

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Over the past few years, there has been a cycle of both feast and famine when it comes to drayage and the rest of the trucking industry. There are some areas, such as spot dry van truckload rates, which dropped by double-digit percentages when compared to last year. On the other hand, rates overall ...

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Jan 16 2020

Top Five Ways Big Data Will Change Freight Storage

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Surviving in business is often about successfully navigating the unknown. At any time, factors beyond your control can destroy or help your plans.  A flood two states away can delay the arrival of your inventory.  A war in another country could double the price of your raw materials. Against this ...

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Dec 27 2019

Tech and Labor Costs are Transforming Shipping

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Those who have experience in the freight and shipping industries have likely seen the sector transform significantly during the past few years. Watching some of the automated processes, people might feel like the future has already arrived. Technological advancements have left no sector untouched. N...

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Dec 18 2019

Important Freight Management and Warehouse Issues Surrounding the Holidays

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The holiday season is rapidly approaching and with this comes the winter weather. This can take the storm of dropping temperatures, snowstorms, ice storms, blizzards, and more. It’s no secret that these issues can have a serious impact on the freight management industry. Therefore, with the te...

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Nov 06 2019

Future US Mobility for Freight Management

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It comes as no surprise that the future of successful freight and container management involves mobility. Driving mobility interventions is the increased number of freight miles traveled globally each day. Organizations are looking for freight management companies to eliminate the congestion contrib...

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Oct 09 2019

Improving Accountability In Freight Management

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Many companies ship their goods all over the world. In order for these companies to meet the demands of their consumers, it is important for them to have a reliable mode of transportation. This is where freight management is key. Of course, during this process, it is important for companies to track...

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Sep 20 2019

Can Freight Management Save Hospitals Money?

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 During the past few decades, the role of freight management companies has expanded to include almost every sector of the economy. This includes the healthcare system. The healthcare system has seen drastic changes and, now, hospitals everywhere are looking for ways to reduce costs. One of the ways...

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Sep 03 2019

Steps for Filing a Freight Claim

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Freight claims — also known as cargo claims, transportation claims, shipping claims, and loss and damage claims — are legal demands made by the shipper to the freight carrier for financial reimbursement in exchange for a damaged or lost shipment. While the vast majority of the freight h...

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Aug 29 2019

Companies Adopt Intermodal Transportation Strategies To Facilitate Fast Delivery

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As the demand for fast and on-time delivery of products and materials increases, more and more end-user companies rely on intermodal transportation to move freight, according to a report by Persistence Market Research.  End-user businesses are companies that actually receive the freight as inventor...

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Aug 20 2019

Startup Poised To Solve Major Trucking Problem

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For a truck driver, one of the biggest annoyances they face on a daily basis is having to drive “empty miles.” This is when a driver is essentially moving a truck from one part of the country to another for a pickup but does not have a load. Since there isn’t an active load, the … Read More

Jul 17 2019