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

The Case For And Against Online Booking For Ocean Freight

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One of the latest developments in getting your goods to overseas markets is being able to book your ocean freight online. While this service is intriguing and innovative, it’s important to weight the pros and the cons of online ocean freight booking before you entrust your valuable products us...

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Jul 06 2019

U.S. Intermodal Volumes Drop 5.9 Percent In May

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U.S. intermodal volumes dropped 5.9 percent in May. Intermodal freight transport involving freight shipped in intermodal vehicles or containers uses truck, ship and rail to deliver goods to market. Total carloads dropped 2.1 percent, largely due to the uncertainty over trade between the U.S. and ...

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Jun 26 2019

How 3D Interactive Maps Can Improve Warehouse Security

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In the freight management industry, there are many hoops to jump through to make sure everything goes according to plan. From the storage of materials to the transportation of these goods, many things have to run smoothly to have a prompt and smooth delivery. However, there are many things that can ...

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Jun 21 2019

4 Ways Technology Is Playing A Role in Freight Management

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Freight management is an extremely important industry in the United States. Safely moving products throughout the country plays a major part in the overall success of our economy. Technology is playing an increasing role in improving the efficiency and overall success of freight management. There ar...

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Jun 07 2019

Future Growth Opportunities in Freight Management

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While freight management has changed throughout the years, there is still more room for adjustment and growth in the field. That is good news for companies that handle freight, transportation, shipping, and related activities, as they have the opportunity to advance their companies. So, what does th...

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May 10 2019

Trade Tariffs Mean Bigger Customs Bonds For Many

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The recently-imposed import tariffs—25 percent on steel, 10 percent on aluminum, and 10 to 25 percent on $250 billion of Chinese imported goods—has already rattled the shipping and drayage industries. But while most headlines tout companies’ sticker shock at increased manufacturing costs, thei...

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Apr 09 2019

Top Logistics Trends for 2019

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The world of intermodal transportation and freight management is constantly evolving as supply and demand levels change, government regulations are amended, and technology continues to provide more efficient methods of tracking and management. Some changes may be helpful for the industry, while othe...

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Mar 06 2019

What Are Some Tips For A Smooth Customs Clearance?

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The international trade industry is regulated with an assortment of trade laws. Each country has its own set of regulations that it implements in order to control the import and export of goods across national borders. If you happen to be a company that does business internationally, you need to be ...

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Feb 13 2019

Will The Shipping Industry Have Restrictions On Larger Vessels?

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On January 29th a meeting held by the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports, representatives for shipping container freights and representatives for trucking companies decried a proposal to limit larger container vessels to just one week. Opponents of the proposal cited the potential...

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Feb 12 2019