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Complete your Bill of Lading with our tips Posted On 5th October 2019
Bill of lading A bill of lading may seem like an unnecessary nuisance to some, but as a legal document, it protects your assets. For this reason, correctly filling out your bill of lading is of utmost importance. It’s also a required document by the department of transportation, so you’ll want to be as prepared as possible before filling out your first form.Here you will learn about how to fill out a bill of lading (BOL) the correct way. Also, we have provided you with some examples of a filled-out ...

What is a Step Deck Truck Posted On 19th September 2019
step deck trailer While the pure simplicity of flatbeds is a sight to behold, the step deck truck was invented to add versatility to the conventional flat trailer.The main function of a drop deck is to allow for taller cargo loads to be shipped. Using a step down from one level to a lower level, the maximum cargo height is increased as the haul sits closer to the road.When deciding which kind of truck you need, the height of your load is the determining factor.There are multiple variations of step deck trucks to ...

What are RGN, Double Drop, Gooseneck and Lowboy Trailers? Posted On 14th August 2019
Gooseneck Truck When it comes to truck loads, you have a lot of different trailer options.There are RGN trailers used for shipping, single drop trailers, and double drop trailers, with each type going by several different names.With so many choices it can be hard to know which one is best for your shipment.To make sure you’re well informed on all the different types of trailers, we’ve put together this comprehensive guide. From removable goosenecks to double drop flatbeds, we’ve included all t ...

What is a Flatbed Truck Posted On 30th July 2019
flatbed trailer isolated The undisputed people’s champion of fleet operations, flatbed trucks are an invaluable asset to a myriad of industries.These trucks are fantastic for large cargo and oversized items that a standard shipping container will not carry. With an open, flat design, you can transport almost any thing think of by simply securing it to the platform.Curious about flatbed trucks and looking for answers to specific questions?You have come to the right place. Inside this article, you’ll learn eve ...

What is blind shipping Posted On 25th June 2019
Bling Shippment Blind shipping can get complex and frustrating for many.There is a fair bit of extra effort involved in the carrier’s part and each carrier can have very specific ways of handling shipment.Complications can be avoided by following a few simple yet essential rules. Here in this article, we explain all you need to know.With blind shipment, one can keep the shipping address, or consignee address, hidden. So, the consignee won’t know the shipping address, or the shipper won’t know ...

Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Common Carriers to Ship Your LTL Freight Posted On 26th April 2019
Attention If you ship one or many less than truckload freight, using common carriers, there are many things you need to be aware of (or do), to avoid problems. In this blog, we share with you 5 of such critical pitfalls:Cubic Capacity Rule or Density Minimum ChargesIf you are taking up more than 8 linear feet of a truck, be careful because it can make the cost go up 10 times via Common Carrier’s Tariff clauses regarding Cubic Capacity Rule or Density Minimum Charges.  For more details read our ...

How to transport lumber Posted On 12th April 2019
How to transport lumber Lumber is a very common item that needs to be transported. So, naturally, we get a lot of people asking us how is wood transported, or how to transport lumber. Because of its length, lumber can sometimes be awkward to haul. But with the right knowledge and precautions, it’s actually not that difficult.Here’s everything you need to know about how to transport lumber.How to Haul Lumber in a PickupWhen it comes to transporting lumber, perhaps the most common thing people ask us is how t ...

What Does Expedited Shipping Mean? Posted On 3rd April 2019
What is an Expedited Shipping There are a lot of different ways to send a parcel, and a common question we receive is “what is expedited shipping?” This is essential information for businesses who do a lot of shipping.We've put together some essential information to help you learn everything you need to know about expedited shipping.Expedited Shipping Meaning and DefinitionSo, just what is expedited shipping’s definition? Simply put, express delivery is when a package is delivered faster than normal. What&r ...

The Best Ways to Ship Frozen and Perishable Food Posted On 8th March 2019
The best ways to ship frozen food A number of customers often come to us wondering how to ship perishable food and frozen items.Obviously, shipping these items comes with a number of challenges. Mainly, you want to make sure the items are still fresh when they are delivered.So, just how do you do that?We’ve put together a comprehensive guide that will explain the best way to ship perishable food and how to ship something frozen, along with a number of tips to ensure you do it successfully and safely.How to ship perishable ...

Heavy duty truck transport for equipment hauling Posted On 15th February 2019
Heavy-Duty Equipment Shipping a heavy equipment from different locations across North America? If so, FreightRun is your perfect platform. This is because we have a vast network of excellent heavy equipment trucking companies who will get the job done right.You can use our Freight Calculator to find the best rates for your shipping requirements. You can see the prices without having to contact the companies yourself!Types of Heavy-Duty Equipment that We ShipWe have the heavy transport services that will enable you t ...