Why Your Bill of Lading is the Most Important Part of Freight Shipping

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  Your bill of lading (BOL) is the most important part of your freight shipping. This applies to Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) or full truckload shipping. It applies to intermodal shipping or volume shipping quotes. It’s everything. It’s all of it. It’s really important to get it right, so let’s talk about your bill of lading. What …

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Shipping Labels in Less Than Truckload Freight

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We often get the question of shipping labels when it comes to less than truckload freight. Does LTL use shipping labels? Can I print out my own less than truckload shipping label? Though we don’t use the same sort of shipping labels that you’ll see with Fedex or UPS, we do have a couple alternatives …

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First Freight Shipments: A FreightPros LTL Checklist

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  First freight shipments can be scary. LTL is not for the faint of heart, and it starts right from the beginning. Is my freight packaged correctly? Do I have the right insurance? Am I using the right carrier? The right bill of lading? When will the driver make the pickup? The delivery? These are …

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Shipping Freight to Canada Less-Than-Truckload

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Shipping freight to Canada less-than-truckload isn’t the complicated process that it’s cracked up to be. In fact, if you follow a few quick tips from our FreightPros, you’ll be shipping freight to Canada in no time. There are two main differences between a standard LTL shipment and one going to Canada. The first is the …

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Residential Delivery: LTL Residential Freight Services

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  Getting freight picked up from or delivered to a residence is different when shipping LTL than when you’re shipping small package with UPS or Amazon. Part of this has to do with the size of most LTL freight shipments. LTL shipments are rarely a cardboard box that can be left on a doorstep. More …

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