Month: March 2022

Your Guide to Multi-Carrier Shipping  

by Simon Unicomb, 30 March 2022

What do you do when you need a new shirt?  Some people might go straight for a brand they already like – maybe they’ve bought shirts there before, or even a pair of jeans. Maybe they buy all of their clothes from that one store, but  when the majority of...

The Ultimate Guide to Freight Collect Payment Terms

by Matt Corby, 25 March 2022

As a freight manager or delivery driver, it pays to be aware of freight collect and other freight payment terms so you can make the best decision for your business. The understanding will help you know what to do when a shipment has been delivered and when payment is due,...

Everything You Need to Know About Bills of Lading 

by Matt Corby, 22 March 2022

Bills of Lading are one of the most important and high-stakes aspects of the entire shipping process: providing important information to all parties involved in the process. Bills of Lading are crucial for determining the responsibilities of everyone involved, and determining liability in the event that something goes wrong.  Today,...

How to Negotiate Freight Rates Like a Pro  

by Troy Searle, 18 March 2022

Unless you’re the one-in-a-billion with your own fully functional private fleet, if you’re in the transportation industry then you’re going to need to buy space on another company’s train, boat, or plane at some point or another.   We’ve put together this article to help you navigate freight rates (and...

Logistics Strategy: Zone Skipping

by Simon Unicomb, 16 March 2022

Did you know that 58% of people would stop buying from a brand after 1-3 shipping delays or disruptions? These days, customers have high standards, and expect their deliveries to arrive in record time. But how can you increase parcel shipping speeds without increasing the overall cost?  Zone skipping doesn’t...

Your Complete Guide to Spot Quotes

by Simon Unicomb, 13 March 2022

If you work in shipping and transport, most of your shipments will be handled by contracted carriers with whom you have a continuous relationship. However, there are times when your shipping carrier can’t support you: such as when there is a sudden spike in demand or an emergency.  In those...

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