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…...
April 19th, 2017
Are you using Purchase Orders (P.O.’s) in your shipping process? You may feel like it’s just another form to complete but it’s so much more than that. When handled properly, purchase orders can improve the efficiency of your supply chain and your overall operations. What makes them so important in t…...