August 8th, 2017
Intermodal transportation uses multiple modes, or carriers, to move approximately 25 million containers each year. In our last post we discussed what intermodal is and how to know when to choose it. You’re probably wondering about the benefits of selecting it. Below are several you’ll want to consid…...
July 18th, 2017
Intermodal transportation is the use of two or more modes, or carriers, to transport goods (freight) from shipper to consignee. Special standardized containers are used for intermodal transport of cargo on trucks, freight trains, and ships. These containers are large rectangular boxes, capable of be…...
July 4th, 2017
Hazardous Materials, also known as HAZMAT, is defined by Merriam-Webster as, “a material (such as flammable or poisonous material) that would be a danger to life or to the environment if released without precautions”. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), HAZMAT inclu…...
May 31st, 2017
Selecting between small parcel shipping and freight shipping may seem like a complicated decision. So many factors to consider with ever-changing rules. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be a difficult task. Let’s take a look at some information about both to simplify the process.
May 10th, 2017
In-cab video systems are being used by truck fleets more and more frequently. Along with other safety technologies, they increase safety and security. Although drivers have expressed privacy concerns, the benefit of using these technologies seems to outweigh the drawbacks. Let’s take a look to see w…...