How Low Oil Prices Affect Freight Trucking, Intermodal & Air

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The price of oil has dropped precipitously over the past two years. I’m sure you’ve heard. If nothing else, you’ve passed a gas station recently and probably did a double-take at those three numbers staring back at you. The reasons behind this drop are expectedly complicated (here’s a pretty good overview of what’s happening), but …

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Frequently Asked Questions About Claims

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Being a claims specialist with FreightPros can be a difficult job. No one wants to get that call or email that your freight has been damaged, refused by the consignee, or outright lost by the carrier. Unfortunately, as a freight broker we don’t have any control over how the carrier handles your freight. However, we can supply …

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Same Day Delivery: LTL and Truckload Options

Same Day Delivery

So we get this question all the time: Can I have freight picked up in the morning and delivered in the afternoon of the same day? Answer: If you’re using a freight broker, yes, you absolutely can. If you’re only using an LTL carrier? Unfortunately, that option is not available. Let me explain… When a …

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How to Ship Records Vinyl Distribution

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What is old will be new again. This is the life of “the cool.” For the past few years, vinyl sales have exploded. Vinyl records are hip again, and I imagine they’ll continue to be until cassettes make their long-awaited return, and after that, compact discs. It’s a vicious cycle. But for now, we’ve got vinyl. …

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Overnight Shipping and Delivery: Estimated Transit Times in LTL

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Overnight shipping and delivery is a great thing. No doubt about it. For better or worse, we live in a culture of immediate gratification. “I want it now,” sang Veruca Salt in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. At times, “Patience is a virtue,” seems as outdated as flip phones. But virtues are timeless for a …

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