Questions to Ask To Get the Best Trucking Rates

Getting great trucking rates should be simple.  Most truckload carriers and LTL freight companies have established rates and adjustments based on preset standards.  With a few simple questions, you can find out what they are.  Then you’ll position yourself to take advantage of them. The best trucking rates don’t come from asking a carrier about … 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

3PL Companies – Truckload Services Made Simple

For a 3PL, booking a truckload delivery is checklist simple.  The resources and expertise of a 3PL create big benefits for both SMBs and larger enterprises. They know how to plan, coordinate, and schedule the shipment, so it gets out the door and delivered on-time and on-budget. But a 3PLs services don’t end there. Beyond … Read more

When to Choose Partial Truckload

Not every truckload shipment should ship truckload.  Sometimes partial truckload makes more sense. That may sound like heresy coming from a truckload provider.  I don’t see it that way.  I see it as good customer service. Partial truckload also goes by the terms “load-to-ride” or “volume LTL”.  It gives you the best of both truckload … Read more