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Consolidating vs. Deconsolidating Shipments: When to Use Them
Driving Tips / Industry Blog / Truckers Blog
Shipments: When to Use ThemConsolidating vs. Deconsolidating Consolidation vs. Deconsolidation As a manufacturer, it is important to make the right logistics decisions to ensure optimal efficiency and cost savings for your business. Making the wrong decisions when it comes to transportation logistics can have severe impacts down the road. Today, we will discuss a […]...
What is Consolidation?
What is Consolidation? Defining Consolidation Here is a common problem that countless manufacturers face when it comes to their freight shipment method: You have freight that needs to be shipped but not enough to fill up an entire truckload. In this scenario, the traditional decision is to ship it anyways and deal with wasted space […]...
4 Industry Facts About 3PL Drayage Service
Drayage / Industry Blog / News
If you’re not in the shipping or 3PL industries, it’s likely you’ve never even heard of the word drayage. Drayage is, quite simply, the hauling of containers from ships to different destinations. The destination could be another port, it could be railyards to have them shipped out via train, or the trucker themselves could drive […]...
What are the Requirements to Become a Truck Driver?
If you’re looking for a career that lets you travel, is relatively flexible, and pays well, then you have probably considered truck driving at some point. Truck driving for a logistics company can be both a rewarding and lucrative occupation, but there are certain requirements that you need to meet before becoming a driver. While […]...
How to Make the Most of Outsourcing Logistics
Logistics are the foundation of any well-run company, but there is a divergence of opinions on whether or not to run logistics with an internal team. In short, it can be inherently intimidating to decide whether or not you should outsource your logistics and transportation operations. To this point, it’s understandable to want to keep […]...
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