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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4 Things to Know About Detention Fees in Freight Shipping & Logistics

Detention fees are a pain. There’s no way around it. But if you’re a regular freight shipper, you’re going to have to deal with detention charges. The best way to handle these fees is to learn about them up front. With some basic information, you can plan your freight shipments around detention fees, and help …

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TL Shipping Quotes – Truckload Shipping

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For part two of our three part series on shipping quotes, we are going to talk about truckload quotes, how they differ from LTL (pretty different) and what basics facts you’ll need to get an accurate TL shipping quote. While LTL was pretty self-explanatory as to its meaning, LTL = Less Than Truckload, truckload proves …

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