Overlength, Over Dimensional Charges, and Volume Quotes: Keeping Things Straight

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  There’s a saying, “Everything is bigger in Texas,” and a lot of people stand by the belief that bigger is always better. In the freight industry, however, this isn’t necessarily the case. LTL pricing is partially based on contracts that allow for a certain amount of space used in the carrier’s trucks. If you have …

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Empower Your Team Through Compelling Service Offerings

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Make your service offering something that your employees can really be proud of.  Wow, re-reading this first sentence, I realize there isn’t anything really revolutionary there.  However, I think it is really important for management to really dig down to the core of a company’s service offering and figure out if their offering is something …

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Freight Shipping: Not a Commodity (Part 1)

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Over the past year I’ve met with multiple Presidents of other freight brokerages and have had heard the same theme ringing through regarding freight services as a whole. That the services we provide for people’s freight are essentially a commodity. One President told me something along the lines of, “We’ve accepted that LTL freight shipping …

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