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Why LTL Shipping is Great for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

June 15, 2020

Small and medium-sized businesses, under 500 employees, make up 99.8% of Canadian businesses. This vast majority is integral to the Canadian economy. Smaller businesses operate much differently from their corporate counterparts. From marketing to manufacturing, customer relations and even shipping, these companies have unique needs.…

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Explaining C-TPAT

June 1, 2020

Certification programs are a way for logistics companies to remain accountable, impact policy, improve their processes, and create lasting relationships within their communities. One of the programs we are proud to be a part of is the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT). In this…

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Understanding LTL Freight in an eCommerce World

May 10, 2020

One of the fastest growing industries in the 21st century, eCommerce has taken the world by storm. Now anyone with an internet connection can find products all over the world and have them shipped to their front door. Small businesses and large businesses alike are…

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What Causes Freight Reweighs and How to Avoid Them

May 1, 2020

Reweighs are easily one of the most common issues in freight shipping. They occur when the weight on the Bill of Lading does not match the weight on the carrier’s scale. This check can happen at any terminal at the discretion of the carrier. A…

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What Classifies a Shipment as a Dangerous Good

April 10, 2020

Shipping dangerous goods is not as simple as transporting other types of goods. It involves special documentation, packaging, and shipment considerations. The first step, however, is figuring out whether or not your goods are considered “dangerous”. In today’s article, we are going to discuss what…

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How Freight Class Affects Quoting

April 1, 2020

Shipping costs are not arbitrarily chosen by carriers. Professional and reputable logistics companies use freight class to determine the cost to you, the shipper. In this week’s article, we are going to discuss why freight class is used, how it is calculated, and what that…

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