You’ve got the best freight insurance in the world, right? Sure you do—until you have a claim, that is. When compensation is needed, some policies can turn out to be about as much good as a screen door in a submarine. In other words, you're not covered.
Palletizing LTL and Truckload Shipments
From the largest shippers to the smallest ones, LTL or truckload, when it comes to palletizing your shipments, everyone occasionally gets it wrong.
Not paying attention to important palletizing details when you're preparing a shipment for transport can cause any number of unnecessary problems. Worst case scenario, you can wind up with damaged product, costing your company time, money and your most prized possession, your company’s reputation. You can also experience longer loading and unloading times, as well as creating underutilized trailer space. Getting it right is important, and even though the process is becoming more automated every year, most shipments still are prepared manually.
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Want to know what's going on in the transportation and logistics industry? Choptank shares firsthand what's happening regarding recent trends, changes in rates and fuel, capacity insights, and more in its monthly report. Ship & Transport #Market Report_1217
Curious about what's going on in the industry with wildly fluctuating prices and capacity all over the map? Check out our recent transportation industry market report.
If you're not in the trucking industry, you probably don't think much about parking big rigs. However, for drivers, taking breaks in proper parking locations can be the most frustrating part of the job. With stringent hours of service rules, finding a safe location and factoring in time to park is a big challenge.
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As January 21 quickly approaches, many truckers are waiting with bated breath to see if President-elect Trump will make any changes to the numerous — and often controversial — regulatory standards that will go into effect in the near future.