Posts Tagged: Freight

NMFC Changes effective December 17, 2022

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The Freight Classification Development Council (FCDC) has discussed new amendments to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These NMFC changes noted below are effective 12/17/2022. Subject 1 – Chemicals Group Subject 2 – Cloth, Dry Goods, Fabrics or Textiles Group – Moving ALL to an 11 tier density/class item Subject 3 – Beds or Cots… Read more »

Logistics Plus is Named an Armstrong & Associates’ Top 100 Domestic Transportation Management 3PL Award winner

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus is Named an Armstrong & Associates’ Top 100 Domestic Transportation Management 3PL Award winner The annual list can be found on Armstrong & Associates’ website. ERIE, PA (October 11, 2022) – Logistics Plus, Inc. (LP), a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics, and supply chain solutions, is pleased to announce… Read more »

Introducing the LogisticsPULSE Executive Briefing!

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In response to our customers’ requests, Logistics Plus is excited to introduce the LogisticsPULSE Executive Briefing! LogisticsPULSE™ is a new, monthly industry intelligence briefing tracking supply chain news, demand, and pricing trends. With supply chain executives and professionals in mind, LogisticsPULSE is meant to be a complimentary, value-added service for LP customers, partners, and prospects…. Read more »

NMFC Changes effective August 13, 2022

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The Freight Classification Development Council (FCDC) has discussed new amendments to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These NMFC changes are effective 08/13/2022.  Some notable changes are listed below. Subject 1 – Flat Glass; or Glazing Units, glass, not in sash – Items 86700 and 86960 Subject 2 – Loudspeakers or Speakers – Item 62420… Read more »

Shippers & Logistics Plus: Let’s Innovate Together

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A recent article published in Logistics Management magazine and online at Supply Chain Management Review, written by Sara Banks from Accenture, suggests a strong collaboration between 3PLs and shippers can help to bring innovative solutions that will benefit both in the future. You can read the full article here: Time For Shippers & 3PLs to… Read more »

NMFC Changes effective April 9, 2022

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The Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB) has published a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These NMFC changes are effective 04/09/2022.  Some notable changes are listed below. Subject 1 – Cookware, Items for cookware made of different metals and alloys were all combined into one item (52880) with a full density class… Read more »

Addressing Rising Domestic Freight Prices

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Anyone involved in domestic transportation now knows all too well that freight rates have been skyrocketing to historic levels. According to Transportation and Warehousing produce price indices tracked by the U.S. Federal Reserve, year-over-year industry-wide less-than-truckload prices have risen between 8-14% in recent months, and full truckload prices have risen between 20-30% (and diesel fuel… Read more »

NMFC Changes effective December 4, 2021

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The Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB) has published a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®). These NMFC changes are effective 12/04/2021.  Some notable changes are listed below. Subject 1 – Foodstuffs, Item 73227 canceled and replaced by 72310,  73260, and 73365. Subject 2 – Dehydrated Cheese New Item 55450, revised Item 55470… Read more »

How Freight Pricing Varies By Transportation Mode

Understanding how freight pricing varies by transportation mode can help determine the most cost-effective solution for your business. By learning the ins and outs of pricing variables, you can find ways to cut costs, increase efficiency, and avoid overpaying for services you don’t need. Quite frankly, determining the mode of transport is one of the… Read more »

Logistics Plus Ranks Among America’s Top 3PLs According to Multiple Transport Topics 2021 Lists

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Ranks Among America’s Top 3PLs According to Multiple Transport Topics 2021 Lists Logistics Plus ranks as a top freight brokerage firm and a top dry storage warehousing firm in the $231 billion U.S. third-party logistics industry. ERIE, PA (April 6, 2021) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of… Read more »