What exactly is a volume shipment? We have all heard of the terms less than truck load and truck load. A volume shipment is somewhere in between the two. This generally happens when you have a shipment of 6 pallets or more weighing greater than 5,000 lbs. and taking up more than 12 linear feet […]
We talk a lot about LTL shipping, and we are highly specialized in that area. However, that does not mean that full truckload shipping is not an option. In some cases it may be beneficial for you to consider full truckload shipping – in other cases it may not be worth the hassle. Potential […]
OOIDA (Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association) asked on Oct 18th that the House Appropriations committee to remove the specific language for an upcoming bill that would then require a final decision to mandate speed limiters. This all started back in August when the Department’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration […]
What do Netflix and Amazon have to do with the trucking industry? It turns out that a few strategies are similar between them. A report came out that speculates that Amazon actually loses money on every single Kindle Fire tablet that is sold. The hope is that people will buy more products that will then […]
Detention, as it pertains to pick-ups and deliveries, can be very murky waters for shippers and receivers alike. Many shippers may even ask ‘What is detention,’ having never been informed that there is a time frame that they need to be aware of when loading and offloading trucks. Detention is essentially the fee that a […]
You can also reference the Graph below EXW (Ex Works) Seller: Simply makes his goods available at his premises. (He is not responsible for loading the goods or for clearing the goods for export.) Buyer: Assumes the costs and risks of picking up at The Seller’s premises and any transportation. FCA (Free Carrier) Seller: Obligation […]
The NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) and FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) is providing more details on its reasoning for extending the comment period (again) on the proposed speed limiter legislation. The FMCSA reported that the request from OOIDA (Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association), EMA (Engine Manufacturer’s Association) came in ad had requested more […]
Motor carrier safety is a cause for concern for many shippers and reasonably so. The freight that you are shipping is the heart of your business, and you need to ensure its safe arrival. We understand this fully, and that is why we keep up to date records on all of the carriers that […]
Long-haul trucking is both one of the most crucial jobs and, unfortunately, one of its most risky. Long-haul truck drivers are essential to the transportation of goods in the United States, but the demands of their job may contribute to a greater chance for health problems. Irregular schedules, long hours, little physical activity, limited access […]
It has been made known that driver turnover rates are fairly high considering the difficult nature of the career path. However, the turnover rates have continued to rise as the shipping industry has begun to recover, which could mean concerns of limited capacity and higher rates. The American Trucking Association (ATA) has reported that the […]
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