A Collection of Educational Content and Tips for Logistics provided to you by FreightRun
If you are new to Logistics, start by reading the following articles we wrote, we hope you find them useful. If you have any questions contact us. We are continuously adding content so check this page often.
Freight Shipper Tips :
- Cubic Capacity Rule/Density Minimum Charges: Common Carrier Handling of Low Density Product on Larger Shipments
- Common Carriers, Transit Times and Online Freight Booking
- LTL Cargo Liability for Common Carrier Shipments and Importance of Insurance
- What you need to know about Packaging to ship Common Carrier!
- LTL Accessorials, Avoiding Them or Getting the Accessorials You Need (and NO OTHERS!)
- How to Find a Truck to Ship my product? Shipping Strategies for Product Rollouts
- The Scientific Argument for Dramatically Increasing Road Taxes on Trucks
- Should I Know My NMFC# When Shipping? Does The National Motor Freight Classification Item Number Really Need to Be On the Bill of Lading (BOL)?
- Best 10 New Ideas For Traffic Managers & Logistics Directors to Shake Things Up
- Fight Freight Inspection Up-Charges from LTL Common Carriers: Weights, Measures and Density Disputes
- Common Carrier Inspections, Weight Inspections, Charging Extra Even for 1"!
- How to Pack Your Freight For an LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) Common Carrier
- Announcing New Contract with Clear Lane Freight
- FreightRun Launches Deluxe Delivery Option in Partnership with Pilot Freight Services
Less Than Truckload Tips :
- Volume LTL Shipments
- Tips on How to Ship a Pallet via LTL Truck
- Why Sometimes You Should Switch to Full Truckload From Less Than Truckload?
- Choosing LTL Less Than Truckload Carrier (COMMON CARRIER) : IS LEAST EXPENSIVE ALWAYS BEST?
- LTL Shipping Tip: Avoid Extra Accessory Charges from Common Carriers
- LTL Tricks to Save Money
- What Is Less Than Truckload (LTL) Trucking?
Full Truckloads Tips :
- Full Truckload Market Rates: Hot States Indicator
- STANDARD FTL or “Plain Vanilla” Full Truckload Moves
- Booking “Special Need” Full Truckload Shipping or Advanced FTL Issues
- Detention On Full Truckloads - Advice for Shippers
- Full Truckloads Online: Why and Why Not?
- Full Truckloads and the Enemies of Transparency
- Truckload Line Indexes and what they say about Spot Truckload Prices vs Contract Pricing
- Top 5 Tips to Get Best Rate/Pricing For Your Full Truckloads Freight
- 5 Important Things to Know About Shipping Full Truckloads Freight
- Full Truckloads: How Many Pallets Will Fit?
- ELD Implementation and Enforcement Leading to Spike in Full Truckload and Direct LTL Prices
- Happy Holidays!
- Old Dominion LTL, Virginia Based Carrier, a Success Story
- Responsibilities of the Receiver
- Full Truckload Shipping and Rates with FreightRun.com: 3 key advantages
- Why an Efficient LTL (Less Than Truckload) Shipping Process is Critical
- Announcing automated 3rd Party Supplementary Insurance at FreightRun.com
- Your International Shipment is Too Important to Leave to the FORWARDERS or NVOCCs
- FreightRun Officially a Member of the the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA)
- Automated Trade Show Freight Quotes Now on FreightRun Rate Calculator
- Why Hire a Freight Broker/3PL?
- Are Freight Costs Eating Your Profit Margin? Time to Get creative and a Freight Broker/3PL may be able to help!
- How To Handle Truck Damages To Your Receiving/Shipping Dock and Surrounding Property
- Export, Import & Product Liability
- Advanced Transportation Strategy - Four Key Goals
- What is Logistics Management? Definition from FreightRun.com
- How to Avoid Emergency Expedited Shipments
- BILL OF LADING Strategies to Protect Your Company
- What is LTL shipping and how did it develop? History of Trucking Regulation and De-Regulation
- Impact of the IoT on LTL Freight Shipments
- What is the Difference Between an LTL and FTL Shipment