What Does a Logistics Company Do?
“Logistical considerations have always played a strategic role in business. Among retailers and wholesalers, they transcend inventory management and transportation to include one of the most critical factors in business success—location in relation to markets or sources of supply.” James L. Heskett, Harvard Business Review, 1977 The term “logistics” is used widely in the transportation…Read More
17 Common LTL Shipping Questions
Do you have questions about LTL shipping? Understanding basic shipping information helps to make a sometimes complicated process less overwhelming. Here are some frequently asked questions customers want to know when we work with them. What is LTL Shipping? Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipping is a mode of transportation for freight that would not fill a full…Read More
How to prevent freight damage
There are few events that frustrate shippers, carriers, and customers more than the arrival of a damaged item. While less than 1% of shipments are damaged, booming e-commerce trends have made it a common experience for customers at some point and damaged freight is the reason for a substantial fraction of e-commerce returns. Not only…Read More
The Ultimate Guide to LTL Shipping in California
LTL shipping in California can be a bit confusing. And since we do this all day, every day, we consider ourselves experts in LTL shipping. We took all the questions we’ve gotten from all our clients over the years and put together this helpful guide. What is LTL Shipping? Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipping is a mode…Read More