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Linear Feet - Not all LTL Carriers Rules Tariffs are the same

Posted by Cody Walters on Nov 12, 2018 7:00:00 AM

One of the most identifiable differences between Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) and Full Truckload (FTL) Carriers is the amount of freight you can move at one time. Far too often shippers will throw 7-8 pallets onto an LTL trailer and think nothing of it; it’s not a full truckload, right? Big... mistake!

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Tags: Bill of Lading, Volume Loads, LTL Carrier, Logistics, Ship Smarter, Overlength, LTL Pricing, Density, Freight Terms, Freight Tariffs, LTL, Freight Rates, Freight Management

Carriers Weeding Out the Undesireables - When will change come?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Jun 20, 2018 1:30:27 PM

Recent conversations with Account Representatives from Regional and National LTL Carriers are indicating unprecedented service failures and not recently seen actions to counter their overload of business.

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Tags: Logistics, Freight Management, LTL, LTL Service, LTL Carrier, Detention, LTL Carrier Cost, Volume Loads, Expedited, Freight Guarantee, Embargo, transportation management

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