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How To Select A Reputable Freight Broker

October 20, 2014

A freight broker is a person/firm that acts as a liaison between companies or individuals in need of shipping services. Despite being an intermediary, a freight broker offers essential services to shipping companies and their clients. For instance, a shipper can use a broker to access more clients without necessarily having to worry about establishing […]

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Flat Bed Trucking Companies That Exceeds Customer’s Expectations

October 20, 2014

If your business deals with the steady transport of heavy loads and equipment, you need to partner with an efficient and reliable flat bed trucking company. Flat bed trucks have been around for a long time now and they have been the go-to choice of vehicle for a number of manufacturing and construction industries all […]

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What Are Intermodal Containers And When Do You Need Them?

October 7, 2014

For professionals who need to manage their inventories or transport large quantities of goods, it can be a good idea to become familiar with intermodal containers. An intermodal container, which may also be known as a freight container, an ISO container, or a shipping container, is a specially standardized and reusable steel box that is […]

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Best Freight Brokers For Your Shipping Requirements

September 18, 2014

A freight broker has the responsibility to liaise between a business that is looking for shipping services and a carrier that is authorized to ship goods. It is important to note that the agency does not undertake any shipment of goods. A freight broker helps the company find the right carrier for its requirements. By […]

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Transporting Less Than A Truck Load

September 12, 2014

Less than truck load shipping is an ideal way to transport goods when you have a small amount of freight. For many businesses a full trailer is simply not required but other forms of transportation will prove costly. Generally companies dealing with Less than truck load manage their customers carefully in order to keep costs […]

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Intermodal Transportation – A Complete Rundown

September 5, 2014

Many people may not think of the effort required to move goods from one place to another. When the term transportation is used, people think about how humans move–in cars, trucks, buses, by airplane or rail. However, when one considers the sheer number of items moved around the world each day it is a wonder […]

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How to Choose a Transloading Partner

August 27, 2014

Unless you’re already deeply involved in shipping and the freight business, you may be unaware of the term transloading. If you’re aware of it, then you know it’s one of the most crucial aspects of freight transport – and one of the most frustrating to arrange for. Sifting through transloading companies is a challenge because […]

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The Key to Freight: Options

August 25, 2014

Do you know what the main difference between trucking companies is? It’s usually not the price or their range or even the trucks they have in their fleet. It’s the options that they offer smaller businesses. After all, not every business is doing so much volume that they can fill an entire container or truck […]

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Choosing the Right Truck for Oversized Loads

August 20, 2014

There are few more complicated challenges in the freight or shipping business than the oversized load. From construction materials to entire houses, there are few loads so large they can’t be hauled by flatbed trucking companies (Houston or elsewhere). Whether it involves special services like oversized specialized delivery or something that would be considered a […]

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The Freight Revolution: Intermodal Containers

August 18, 2014

It’s difficult to imagine today, but just half a century ago the world didn’t have any shipping containers – now known as intermodal containers. In fact, the whole concept of intermodal transportation profoundly changed the world both economically and in terms of how we visualize international shipping to such an extent that most people, even […]

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