LTL Carrier Holiday Reminder 2023

Check out the calendar for closure dates for less-than-truckload carriers this 2023 holiday season. CARRIER 22-Dec 25-Dec 26-Dec 29-Dec 1-Jan Day of the Week F M T F M AAA Cooper Transportation CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED ABF CLOSED CLOSED ACI Motor Freight CLOSED CLOSED A Duie Pyle CLOSED CLOSED Averitt Express CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED Central Transport …

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Annual LTL Shipping General Rate Increases (GRI)

It’s that time of year. Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) shipping general rate increases (GRI) season. As the shipping industry continues to evolve, carriers rely on GRIs to adjust their base rates, which can vary by lane and weight tiers. These rate increases serve a crucial purpose – addressing the ever-increasing cost inflation that impacts the entire network. …

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Winter Shipping Protection: Safeguarding Your Freight with Protect from Freeze Services

As the winter season approaches, it’s crucial to prioritize the protection of your valuable freight. Fortunately, many carriers understand the importance of preserving temperature-sensitive products, offering a valuable solution known as Protect from Freeze services. These services, commonly utilized in Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipping, ensure your goods remain safeguarded from extremely low temperatures during …

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2023 Changes to Freight Class Explained

National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) is an essential element of the shipping industry that plays a significant role in determining the appropriate classification of goods for transportation.   On December 2, 2023, there will be changes to several freight classes including the following  BARRELS GROUP  BOILERS, FURNACES, STOVES AND RELATED ARTICLES GROUP  BURIAL CASE GROUP  DENTAL, …

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