It’s 2018, what seems to be the year of LTL Carrier Strength. That being the case, carriers are not missing the opportunity to increase revenue every chance they get.
Tags: Freight Terms, Freight Class, Density, LTL Pricing, Accessorials, Overlength, Freight Tariffs, LTL, Ship Smarter, Rules Tariff, LTL Carrier, transportation management, Bill of Lading, Reweigh, Reclass
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.
Recalling the question from last week... How often are we seeing "Big Data" referenced in every day business?
See the pallet in the picture below? If it is not clear to you what's wrong with it, you should consider exploring the details of LTL Carrier Packaging Rules as described in Item 680 of most Carrier Rules Tariffs.
As the pendulum has shifted, dramatically favoring the LTL carriers, shippers are realizing that if they don't consider changing their processes, they might very well be looking at increases well over 5% in 2018.
"Shippers will not move us through their facilities faster without economic consequences." Hence... Detention.