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Should I Use Prepaid or Collect Freight?
Are you a new supplier looking at your shipping options, or are you a veteren considering changing? Should you use Prepaid or Collect?Read Article →
The Lowdown On Freight Shipping: Parcel, LTL, And FTL
There are several types of freight including truck, rail, air, ocean, and pipeline. Get the lowdown on freight shipping: parcel, LTL, and FTL.Read Article →
What Is LTL Shipping?
Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a system of transporting a smaller shipment than a typical truck filled with one order.Read Article →
LTL And FTL Shipping: Which Is Best For You?
Freight carriers offer a variety of choices for transporting commercial shipments. Two common shipping options are LTL and FTL.Read Article →
Five Tips For Small Business Shipping
We’ve compiled five shipping tips to help you make the most of your time and money when it comes to shipping product as a small business.Read Article →
What Does It Mean To Rescue Freight?
There are times when you have to have another carrier take over your freight to ensure that it gets there on time. This is rescuing freight.Read Article →
Re-Classifications And Re-Weighs For Freight Shipping
Re-classifications and re-weighs occur when a shipment’s density or weight is miscalculated during the quoting process.Read Article →
Shortages, Damages, And Claims For Freight Shipments
Whenever freight shipments are being moved, it is inevitable that, even with the best carriers, shipments can wind up delivering short or damaged.Read Article →
Bill Of Lading: The Importance Of Proper Documentation
Why is a bill of lading important? The Bill of Lading (BOL) is a required and legal shipping document to move freight.Read Article →
How To Ship Products To A Trade Show
Trade shows require a BOL, which requires additional information specific to the trade show you are going to.Read Article →
What Are the Different Segments of a Barcode?
What are the different segments of a barcode? How are barcodes used? What is the anatomy of a barcode? We dive into this and more.Read Article →
What Is a SCAC Code, and How Is It Used?
What is a Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC)? How is it used in the supply chain and logistics world? What are the common SCAC codes?Read Article →
Advantages of Hiring a Third-Party Logistics Company (3PL)
What are the advantages of hiring a third-party logistics company (3PL)? We dig into what a 3PL is and the order fulfillment process.Read Article →
Explaining EDI: 200 Transaction Codes
Dive into the transaction codes for the 200 series, specifically the codes categorized for transportation EDI as carrier and truck-related documents.Read Article →
What Is a Bill Of Lading (BOL)?
A Bill of Lading (or BOL) is a written, legal and binding contract used in freight shipping detailing the items in a shipment.Read Article →
Integrating Transportation Carriers – EDI 200 Series
Integrating with your carriers allows you to seamlessly exchange data using the EDI 200 transaction series, so you can track your shipments.Read Article →
Understanding Freight Consolidation
What is freight consolidation? What does it mean to consolidate freight? What are the pros and cons? What are the types?Read Article →