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

why your bill of lading is the most important part of freight shipping

The bill of lading (BOL) is one of the most important things you need for your freight shipping because it is the evidence of your contract with your carrier, forwarder, or freight broker. Whether you’re opting for less-than-truckload (LTL), ocean freight, or intermodal shipping, most, if not all, service providers won’t ship your freight without …

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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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Inside Delivery vs. White Glove Service

inside delivery vs. white glove service

If you’re selling items that are either very expensive, difficult to install, or a combination of the two, chances are that your customer would also really prefer great shipping service. The delivery stage matters because it is when the shipment is most prone to damage — either due to external factors during transit or due …

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Freight Tracking: How to Track your Freight Shipment

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  Freight Tracking is one of the most important services we offer at FreightPros. Makes sense right? People want to know where their freight is, and as a full-service broker we handle all aspects of our customer’s freight shipments, from claims to your bill of lading. Once an order leaves your warehouse doors, a lot …

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