What Is Flatbed Freight Shipping?

Flatbed Freight Shipping Services Defined. Flatbed shipping is transport for freight that might not need the enclosure of a dry van, can't load or unloaded from a dock, or doesn't fit within the measurements of basic truck trailers. A flatbed's style enables cranes and forklifts to fill products from all angles. Advantages of Flatbed Freight Shipping. Flatbed shipping supplies added dimensional versatility for big freight as there are no physical …

What Is Dry Van Freight Shipping?

Dry van shipping is one of the most popular and widely relied on freight transport techniques available. It has actually remained a preferred method of transport due to the high schedule and various benefits of having actually an enclosed trailer throughout the shipping process. In today's post, we will dive deeper into whatever you need to know about dry van shipping. What Exactly is a Dry Van? Dry van trailers …

10 Ways Freight Brokers Can Generate Leads

Lead generation is a difficult and time-consuming task but the success of your business hinges on identifying new prospects and attracting them to what you have to offer. The ultimate goal for your freight broker business (or any business) is to generate more leads to convert into customers so your business will grow. The suggestions below are designed to help freight brokers fill their sales lead pipeline. The more leads …

Selling Logistics in a Digital World

Shippers Want Real-Time Access to Information, Not Brochures Technology and automation are not only helping today’s logistics companies gain momentum in their operations, they are also changing the way freight forwarders and brokers sell their services. Selling successfully in today’s digital world takes a new mindset. Clients want to know just as much about how they’ll access information as they do about how you’ll move their freight. The logistics industry …

5 Key Metrics to Monitor, Benchmark and Optimize Transportation Spend

In the volatile and ever changing domestic transportation market in N. America, there is a growing need. What is it? It’s simple; it is a need to efficiently and effectively measure, track and monitor the right metrics to better manage, control and optimize costs. It sounds very simple, but in truth there are complexities. Complexities such as: What exactly am I spending today? Who exactly are my best carriers and …