Truck load Shipping: What is it?

Truck load shipping involves moving an amount of similar cargo of a large enough quantity to fill a semi-truck trailer or an intermodal container. It delivers one customer’s freight dock-to-dock. Full truck load or FTL as it’s often called may also include flatbed, refrigerated, heavy haul, or hotshot freight. There are several factors that separate … Read more

How To Avoid Truckload GRIs

Every year it seems the truckload industry introduces another round of general rate increases (GRIs).  2016 was no different. While GRIs may seem inevitable, they’re not.  Our customers didn’t see their rates rise this year.  That’s the advantage of working with a 3PL.  Our business model doesn’t require GRIs. Here’s why: Leverage Our database contains … Read more

How to Maximize Supply Chain Savings

Truckload rates look to rise and impact supply chain costs even as volumes are down for the first part of 2016 .  If you’ve shipped truckload, maybe price pressures have brought you a little savings.  Now’s not a time to take a wait and see approach.  Take advantage of the slight dip to maximize your … Read more