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Mastering Freight Shipping: By Definition

What is Freight Shipping? Freight shipping, also know as cargo shipping, refers to the transportation of goods, merchandise, or cargo from one location to another, typically using various modes of transportation such as trucks, trains, ships, airplanes, or a combination of these methods. It is a critical component of the…

Choose the Right Carrier: A Complete Guide

Find the right carrier for your shipping needs! Below is a step-by-step guide to help you find a transport company for your freight. This is crucial to ensure efficient and reliable transportation of your goods. 1.  Identify Your Freight Requirements: Understand your Freight: Clearly define the type of freight you…
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Supercharge Your Supply Chain: Boost Efficiency

Optimizing Your Supply Chain The term supply chain encompasses the entire process and all the steps involved in getting products from their point of manufacture to their final destination. While this is a simplified definition, supply chains in the freight industry can be extremely complex. In the context of shipping,…
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Digital Freight vs Traditional Freight

Digital Freight Shipping VS Traditional Freight Shipping Digital freight and traditional freight represent two different approaches to managing and executing freight shipping and logistics operations. Below is a comparison of the two: 1. Technology and Automation Digital Freight: Relies heavily on technology and automation. It leverages digital platforms, cloud based…
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Freight Automation: The Future of Shipping

Why Freight Automation? The freight automation industry is experiencing remarkable growth, with projections indicating a 26% increase in the current year alone. This surge in automation is translating into billions of dollars in value for freight companies. As a result, numerous businesses are proactively adopting technology to maintain their competitive…
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Harnessing the Power of a Freight Platform

What is a Freight Platform A Freight Platform or Carrier Management System(CMS) is a software solution designed to streamline and optimize various aspects of a shipping or logistics operation. It is used by businesses including shipping companies, manufacturers, retailers, and logistics providers., to effectively manage their transportation and freight activities.…
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Benefits of Freight Billing Automation

Automated Freight Billing If you're still manually tracking your freight bills, it's likely because it's a process you've grown accustomed to over the years. However, familiarity doesn't necessarily equate to efficiency. Embracing billing automation can offer significant time and cost savings, which are always critical in business operations. Transitioning from…
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Exploring the Future of Shipping Trends

Shipping Trends in 2022 The global shipping industry serves as the linchpin of international trade, responsible for transporting more than 80% of the worlds traded goods. Projections indicate that this industry will undergo further expansion in the coming years,. The shipping trends observed in the shipping sector in 20022 were…
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A Guide to Avoid Costly Shipping Mistakes

Common Shipping Mistakes Shipping can be a complex process, but adhering to certain tips and steering clear of common shipment mistakes can significantly enhance the smoothness of your shipping operations. For shippers, freight management is vital, as it directly impacts profitability. To maximize your earnings, its crucial to streamline the…
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Rising Fuel Costs: The Road Ahead for Logistics

The Increase in Fuel Costs in Freight In the face of surging gasoline prices, the response from freight companies differs markedly from the actions one might take as an individual commuter. While personal strategies might involve reducing driving or embracing carpooling, freight industry professionals adopt a unique playbook. This article…
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Freight Technology: A Rapid Transformation

A Rapid Transformation into Freight Technology The freight industry is undergoing a rapid transformation driven by the widespread adoption of freight technology. From automated system that effectively reduce freight costs to innovative communication platforms that enable shippers and carriers to engage together in novel ways, technology is reshaping the landscape.…

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