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LTL Freight Shipping Term Glossary

A Partial Glossary of Shipping Terms to Help You Get Started… LTL freight shipping is used when transporting freight in a less-than-truckload (LTL) capacity. Large shipments such as furniture or appliances can be shipped in multiple pieces on one truck and assembled…

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Shipping with Freeze Protection in the Midwest

Ship with Freeze Protection in Harsh Midwest Temperatures Every year as the Midwest prepares for a long and cold winter, many industries have to start making adjustments to their operations to account for extreme weather conditions. One industry largely affected is logistics, which has to consider freezing temperatures…

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Properly Package Your LTL Shipment for Quick and Safe Delivery

How to Properly Package Your LTL Shipment If you’re shipping something using LTL freight services, it’s important to properly package your shipment. This will ensure that it is handled properly and arrives at its destination quickly and safely. If not packaged correctly, your shipment could be damaged or…

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What You Need to Know About Shipping Hazardous Materials

How to Safely Ship Hazardous Materials Shipping hazardous materials can be a dangerous process if not done properly. There are specific regulations and processes to follow to identify the state of the materials. If you’re not sure how to ship or classify your hazardous materials, you aren’t alone!…

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How to Decide Between LTL Freight Carriers

What To Consider When Choosing an LTL Freight Carrier When you need to ship freight that is too large for a parcel carrier but not enough to justify full truckload shipping, turn to LTL freight carriers. These companies offer a variety of services, each with its own benefits. So how…

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Shipping Your Freight with Guaranteed Delivery Time

Can I Guarantee Shipping Delivery Time? We know that as a job site manager or production planner, you are committed to meeting hard deadlines that aren’t always within your control. Hurdles such as supply shortages, production delays, and slow shipping are a lot to deal with. Let…

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Together We Can Beat Childhood Cancer

Many of you know my daughter was diagnosed with cancer in May of 2017. It’s been a difficult journey for our family. We still live day-to-day not knowing if our little girl is going to be alright. Going through this experience has opened my eyes to the struggle of other…

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Improved Operational Efficiencies

Leading Midwest private carrier Sutton Transport announced this morning the improved operation efficiencies and the elimination of biller turnover in its freight billing process partnership with freight back-office partner DDC FPO. As a result of this partnership, the carrier projects an annual 44% in cost savings…

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