Your Comprehensive Guide to Tanker Endorsements

In 2011, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) redefined what qualifies as a “tank truck” and what CDL holders must do to ensure they are hauling freight legally. The FMCSA clarified the language of a previous rule and added additional requirements to make certain that drivers hauling liquid on our roads have the necessary …

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Shipping Lithium Batteries: What Are the Risks & How Can You Ship Them

From your laptop and cell phone to your child’s favorite toys, lithium batteries have become a ubiquitous source of power for modern life. Unfortunately, these rechargeable batteries have some serious flaws that go beyond lifespan or the time it takes to recharge them. As recent episodes with the Samsung Note 7 phone (as well as …

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Freight Packaging for LTL, Truckload, and Parcel Shipping

Freight packaging is one of the most important parts of your freight shipping experience. Bad packaging can introduce you to damaged freight, expensive and time-consuming claim processes, and additional reclass fees. Conversely, using correct freight packaging practices can protect you from these things. If you’re going to get the most out of your LTL, truckload, …

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