Category: Freight Management

Helpful articles, insights and guides to improve freight management processes.

Freight Collect vs Freight Prepaid

by Simon Unicomb, 29 September 2022

When managing freight, it’s important to be aware of the different payment terms that can come up in negotiations, and how they impact your bottom line. Freight Collect and Freight Prepaid are two of the most common, and often misunderstood, payment terms in the industry – which can cause a lot...

Freight Bidding (And How to Do it Right!) 

by Troy Searle, 9 June 2022

Nothing strikes fear into the heart of a mild-mannered transportation professional like freight bidding season. And we get it: freight bidding can often be a complex, stressful, and unsatisfying process for everyone involved.  But the great news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. Freight bidding can be...

What is a Freight Broker and when do you need one?

by Matt Corby, 6 June 2022

Table of contents: –   What is a freight broker?–   Benefits of freight brokerage partnerships–   Why hire a freight broker?–   Find a freight broker you can trust? A freight broker can be a game-changer for your business.  There are so many moving parts in transport management, and there are just as...

Third Party Shipping: The Good and The Bad

by Matt Corby, 27 May 2022

Every business needs a way to transport their products to the customer, but not every business is going to have the funds, time, or expertise required to set up their own logistics operation.  Instead, companies may consider bringing on a third party to help them coordinate their logistical needs and...

Freight Consolidation

by Matt Corby, 10 May 2022

The Complete Guide to Freight Consolidation: Everything to Know Did you know that there are 131 billion packages shipped worldwide each year? About 4,160 parcels are shipped every second. And that number is expected to double by 2026. In line with increased shipping, freight rates and costs are also increasing...

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,...

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