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Full Truckloads Online: Why and Why Not? 

Posted On 14th March 2016

FreightRun.com is spearheading the automation of trucking by providing the first on-demand pricing system for basic truckload moves, whether “van truckloads” (tractor/covered trailer loads) or flatbed loads.Soon. the entire booking process will be automated for all “normal” FTL loads.  The standard industry practice for normal full truckloads includes the following: 1. Can be picked up within in a reasonable 4 hour window. 2. Requires no special handling by ...

Choosing LTL Less Than Truckload Carrier (COMMON CARRIER) : IS LEAST EXPENSIVE ALWAYS BEST? 

Posted On 1st March 2016

It may be that the least expensive LTL carrier is the best one for you to use, but here some points for you to consider:1. Reliability of pickup and drop-off:   If you or your clients are not very flexible, then only a few carriers may be able to service your pickup and drop-off points reliably.  You can check Carrier Reviews at FreightRun.com, although some of this is very local and it matters how far away the terminal is from you. 2. Upcharges: Does the carrier yo ...