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Old Dominion LTL, Virginia Based Carrier, a Success Story Posted On 5th October 2017
One can learn a lot about the history of transportation and the country from the corporate history of Old Dominion Freight Lines. Today, Old Dominion is a 20,000-employee strong, East Coast based powerhouse common carrier.It started in 1934 when the founding family, Earl and Lillian Congdon, ran a single truck from Richmond to Norfolk, Virginia. In 1935, Old Dominion received the coveted authority from the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) to transport general commodities with no limitations. ...

Responsibilities of the Receiver Posted On 2nd October 2017
Damaged Freight Remember to carefully inspect your freight first before signing the delivery receipt!Because of recent developments in the Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) industry, great responsibility has been placed on you, the recipient, when you receive the freight.  You should thoroughly inspect all sides of the freight for holes in the box or packaging that could have been created by the tines of a forklift.  You should look for any signs that the carrier repacked the freight.  Count the number o ...