Freight Classification: How Does It Work?

Learning about and identifying your shipment’s freight class can be a crucial step in understanding your hard costs and navigating freight claims. Freight class is among one of the least understood topics in the transportation industry, and yet it maintains a heavy impact on a variety of factors. Many shippers blindly utilize a particular fre ... click to read more

Parcel Shipping vs. LTL?

               With the distinguishing line between parcel and LTL shipments being blurry at best, the questions most companies are asking these days are less about the qualifications for either mode of shipping, but rather which one provides the best value and cost savings for t ... click to read more

Parcel Shipping: What Makes One and How To Reduce Costs

Parcel shipping has been an industry-standard method of moving shipments for years on end. Medical, industrial parts, auto manufacturing, and computer part manufacturing are few amongst many industries who utilize parcel shipping as the keystone to moving their products domestically or internationally. It’s helpful to understand that the term ... click to read more

Flexitanks: What You Need To Know About Transporting Liquids

Tank containers were once the primary means for transporting liquid cargo across country — that is until the invention of the flexitank. Flexitanks are flexible bags designed to fit inside 20-foot general freight containers, converting them into bulk liquid transportation units. They’re an alternative to the more traditional tanks and d ... click to read more

Pallet Choice For International Shipping

With international shipping, safely packaging your products is a no brainer — what with loads shifting in transit and containers accidentally being dropped. Doing anything otherwise puts the cargo at risk of arriving not all that intact. But besides how you package your goods, you also need to pay attention to the packing materials themselve ... click to read more