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Cheap Freight Shipping - How To Find the Cheapest Freight Shipping Rates Posted On 24th May 2024
If you are looking for a cheap freight shipping service, stay with us throughout this quick guide!Well, affordable freight shipping is always an option for your business, but you also need to ensure that your cargo will arrive in one piece. Many business owners have come across large and oversized cheap shipping freight that cannot be handled by regular mail, hence freight shipping has always been the best option.Let’s explore some affordable freight shipping and what you need to know!Affo ...

White Glove Delivery Meaning in Freight Shipping Posted On 14th May 2024
White Glove Delivery Meaning in Freight Shipping If you’re wondering what white glove delivery is - this is a shipping service that extends beyond the ordinary pick-up and drop-off delivery standards that we commonly use to ship daily items.So, whether you deal with fragile items, expensive furniture, or high-valued goods, you will surely benefit from a premium service.This is where white glove delivery comes into play, allowing you to deliver items of importance with a great level of care, guarantee, and customer satisfaction.What Is Wh ...

What Is Freight Forwarding Posted On 25th March 2024
Freight Forwarding in Shipping The import and export of goods are crucial components for companies seeking growth. However, the intricacies of international shipping and ocean freight can hinder your success. Partnering with a freight forwarding agent eliminates the stress of international freight. With forwarders to handle shipments, you can create new opportunities and save time. Today, we'll delve into the freight forwarder definition and how they work. Further in the article, we'll discuss h ...

Freight Market Forecast for 2024 - Truckload Freight Outlook Posted On 13th March 2024
Trucking Industry in 2024 Forecasts are normally made by those who believe the world will just keep bumping along, as the real things that impact prices and businesses’ operating environments are largely unpredictable and certainly unforecastable – such as Covid, political machinations, reversals of long-term political policies due to quirks of national politics, sparks that turn into wars, etc. As Nicolas Taleb said, roughly, “we live in Extremistan, but people think and act like we live in Mediocrista ...

Shippers Association or Cooperative – Cut Your Freight Charges Along with Others Posted On 11th March 2024
Shippers Association or Cooperative When shippers bind themselves together to obtain pricing – essentially a freight buying group – they can multiply their individual bargaining power vis-à-vis the large LTL carriers (common carriers) such as FEDEX GROUND, ARKANSAS BEST FREIGHT (ABF), ESTES EXPRESS, XPO, XPO LOGISTICS, OLD DOMINION, AAA COOPER, T-FORCE, and the others.Historically the shippers’ associations have been non-profit corporations – and obviously, from the fact that they do not dominate the ...

Is Hiring a Logistics Manager Worth It? What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You! Posted On 26th February 2024
Is Hiring a Logistics Manager Worth It - Freight Shipper Tips Unless you spending at least $4 million annually on freight expenses already, a Logistics Manager will never pay for themselves, and might even cost you in lost customers and reputation.Above a $4 million annual freight spend, there is a chance that an extremely Logistics Director can begin to pay back his salary. All companies with a “lean and mean” and sales mentality are much better served by an aggressive 4PL, we think like Freight Run, which has all the Carriers you want, and at ...

You an Overworked Shipping Manager Posted On 26th February 2024
Freight Shipping Management YOU AN OVERWORKED SHIPPING MANAGER? NEED YOUR SHIPPING MANAGER TO BE MORE EFFICIENT? LOOKING TO HIRE A SHIPPING ASSISTANT?Look no further. If you like being the Long Shipping Wolf or Logistics Guy or Logistics Go-To Person at your company FreightRun.com will EMPOWER you by multiplying your productivity.One option is to make a friend with one of our Shipping Experts and then inform them of your carrier preferences and let them generate Bills of Ladings, handle the pickups, and supervise the deliv ...

5 Major Duties of an Excellent and Focused Shipping Manager Posted On 23th February 2024
Excellent and Focused Shipping Manager Why hire a shipping manager? If you do hire a Shipping Manager what is their Job Description?The job of the modern-day shipping manager should be limited to the following duties:Ensuring every shipping unit (pallet) and boxes on the pallet are loaded efficiently. This means making the pallet as square or rectangular as possible, with no overhang over the edges of the skid, and loading the packages as high as possible without the top boxes crushing the bottom boxes assuming more than one layer. A ...

Should I Hire Additional LTL Carriers? Avoiding Common Mistakes when Hiring LTL Carriers Posted On 8th January 2024
Unless you ship LTL in large volumes, you have no way of knowing on average how your current LTL Carrier, whether a regional LTL carrier or nationwide LTL carrier, will perform over the long run.The other issue you have as a small LTL shipper or occasional shipper of freight is that you generally will not obtain the best rate possible even if you focus your shipping program by giving it to all one LTL common carrier. The LTL carriers prefer that 3pls, or 4pls such as FreightRun.com, LTL bundlers ...

Need Help with Freight Rates or Shipping a New Product? Posted On 5th January 2024
Need help with freight rates? Need help shipping a new product? Are you a great salesman or sales rep or manufacturers rep? Want your delivery guy/trucker to be your brand ambassador?Who is this solution for: solo or nearly solo entrepreneurs who need to sell like hell, and who have no time to babysit truckers – that is our job! we are a much better option for you than using the one or two carriers you overpay now for your moves.Bottom line: while planning a product rollout, remember the l ...