Liftgates, Straight Trucks, & Residential Shipping

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What’s up with Liftgates? We talk about liftgates a lot here at NTG, and so we wanted to provide some clarification about what they are, when they’re used, and other bits of information you should know if you’re looking to use liftgates for your LTL shipments. What is a Liftgate? It’s a lift on the …

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What are SCAC codes?

the complete SCAC Code list (2021)

The freight industry loves acronyms. You’ve got FAKs (Freight of all kinds), BOLs (Bill of lading), and PODs (Proof of delivery), just to name a few. If you’re going to be a freight shipper, it’s best to recognize these terms. And though they are not technically acronyms, you’ll also find SCAC codes across documents and tracking …

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What is Guaranteed LTL Shipping?

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Adding “Guaranteed Standard Service” (GSS) to an LTL shipment can increase your peace of mind when your shipment is time-sensitive. To officially guarantee a shipment with a carrier means that you have agreed to pay an additional fee to make sure the freight arrives on time. By paying this fee, the carrier agrees to deliver …

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An Inside Look Into the Transition From FreightPros to Becoming NTG’s LTL Solution

Freight Pros and NTG

Can you give us a look into how FreightPros came to be and its strategic placement in less than truckload shipping? LTL shipping is an important segment of the logistics industry. We wanted to stand out and become the “go-to” LTL shipping provider by offering a service platform that transcended the typical co-monetized deal of …

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