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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

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

LTL CARRIER COST DRIVERS – How can I impact pricing from LTL Carriers?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Apr 15, 2018 5:56:55 PM

 

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Tags: LTL Pricing, LTL, Freight Rates, Freight Management, LTL Carrier Cost, Ship Smarter

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