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Should I share my cost with a 3PL for analysis?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Sep 24, 2019 9:00:23 AM

If only every freight debate were so simple! The answer is… “It depends…”

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Tags: Accessorials, Detention Fees, LTL, Freight Rates, LTL Carrier Cost, freight cost, freight reporting, Limited Access, Freight Technology, TMS, ltl analysis

"Limited Access" - Time to be more specific!

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Jun 25, 2019 12:34:19 PM

Limited Access - Those additional charges shippers loath are getting more complicated. The accessorial charge is no longer a catch-all for destinations carriers deem out of the ordinary.

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Tags: Accessorials, Detention Fees, LTL, Freight Rates, LTL Carrier Cost, Late Delivery, Advance Ship Notice, freight cost, freight reporting, cost per pound, Limited Access, Freight Technology, TMS

How do you measure LTL Freight Cost over time?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on May 29, 2019 6:34:18 AM

Have you looked at the P&L recently and noticed freight making a greater impact than in previous years? When you reach out to those who manage freight in your company, what sort of responses do you get?  

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Tags: Accessorials, Detention Fees, LTL, Freight Rates, LTL Carrier Cost, Late Delivery, Advance Ship Notice, freight cost, freight reporting, cost per pound

3 Benefits to Using an Advance Ship Notification - ASN

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Apr 10, 2019 8:45:19 AM

Does it seem like shipment notifications are just for E-Commerce or Amazon? Not the case- and using Advance Ship Notifications can impact multiple segments of your business.

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Tags: Accessorials, Detention Fees, LTL, Freight Rates, Late Delivery, Customer Service, ASN, Advance Ship Notice

Carrier / Vendor / Customer LTL Freight Conundrum 

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Mar 15, 2018 10:32:36 AM

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.

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Tags: Freight Class, LTL Pricing, Accessorials, Overlength, Freight Tariffs, Detention Fees, LTL, Freight Rates

Detention in LTL? ... Why now?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Feb 12, 2018 8:39:03 AM

"Shippers will not move us through their facilities faster without economic consequences." Hence... Detention.

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Tags: LTL Pricing, Accessorials, Freight Tariffs, Detention Fees, LTL, Freight Rates

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