As winter is known to be a harvesting season, springtime traditionally marks the start of the fresh produce shipping season. During this time, refrigerated capacity is tight, and this year it is expected to be even tighter.
Choosing the right shipping mode and equipment type may be challenging even for experienced shippers. Knowing the main trailer types and their specifications can help you determine the best one to move their freight.
We’ve created a Trailer Equipment Guide that outlines the various types of truck trailers. See more information about Dry Vans, Reefers, Containers, Tankers, Hoppers, Flatbeds, and Drop Decks.
Expedited shipping is when freight is delivered faster than regular transit times.
In this eBook, you will gain insight into the current rules and regulations imposed on the transportation industry by the Department of Transportation (DOT).
Freight management plays a large role in customer experience, and as you probably know, customer satisfaction is more important than ever.
Leveraging big data is extremely valuable in transportation and logistics planning.
Now that carriers are more selective about moving freight shipments, how can shippers find capacity? For guidelines, check out this PLS eBook: 3 Simple Steps to Gain Preferred Shipper Status.
Motor freight carriers roll out general rate increases (GRIs) just about every year.
2016 will be a fascinating year for those in the transportation industry. There will be several factors coming into play that will affect the industry for years going forward, but by far the biggest story is rising transportation costs.
Historically, O&G companies’ soaring profits masked the poor state of logistics operations within their supply chains.
Expect businesses to optimize Big Data, maintain and strengthen partner relationships, improve consumer experiences, and adjust to changing driver demographics.
The ELD mandate and the driver shortage have been key factors contributing to the capacity crunch the industry is experiencing right now.