Leading companies have been choosing to bring their supply chains to the forefront of their strategic initiatives because they understand a company's supply chain is more than the movement of goods from raw materials to finished goods for a transactional cost.
Believe it or not, but a third party logistics company / freight broker helps companies minimize a shipper’s risk when sourcing freight through their operations.
Everything you need to know about domestic intermodal and how to be successful implementing it into your logistics strategy. Gives tips, tricks and insights on intermodal and what to watch out for when converting from truckload to intermodal.
The two highest searched topics on freight rates are “best freight rates” and “cheapest freight rates”.
Definition of OS&D LTL Claims OS&D is the abbreviation for over, short and damage, which is best described in detail below:
LTL shipments have earned the reputation for being susceptible to damage, loss and shortages, which is better known as OS&D (Over Short & Damage).
We talk with shippers daily about LTL, truckload and truckload brokerage potential service solutions. And this should be expected with over 50% of the freight spend in the US is with these two modes of service.
Let’s face it, less-than-truckload (LTL) can be one of the hardest freight modes to get “right.”
What's the Difference in a Consignor and Consignee when Shipping Freight? Every freight transaction involves two parties: consignor and consignee. The terms consignor and consignee are often flipped in people’s minds, so why doesn’t the freight industry not just use shipper and receiver. We’ll get back to that question shortly, but let’s start with the definitions of both.
Definition of Volume Shipment Rates Volume shipping quotes are used for LTL shipments that fall outside the normal less-than-truckload parameters, yet shipment is not large enough for a full truckload.