Posts Tagged: Truckload

What’s the best way to ship a domestic freight shipment?

Wondering whether your domestic freight shipment should move via parcel, less-than-truckload (LTL), or full-truckload (FTL) carrier? Here’s a quick cheat-sheet with some PROs and CONs to each of these ground transportation modes. Parcel Shipping: Shipments under 150 pounds and shipped in cartons (less than 108 inches long and 67 inches wide), rather than on a pallet,… Read more »

8 Cost-Saving Freight Shipping Tips for the Fall Season

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The leaves are turning, temperatures are dropping, and the peak Fall freight shipping season is here once again. Manufacturers are working to ship year-end orders, distributors are managing inventory and fulfilling shipments, and retailers are stocking shelves for the holidays. No matter where your business lies within the supply chain, finding affordable and reliable freight capacity… Read more »

Volume LTL and Partial Truckload Shipping

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What is volume LTL shipping? In general industry terms, a volume shipment (sometimes referred to as a partial truckload) typically weighs more than 5,000 pounds, is six (6) pallets or more or it takes up 12 to 32 linear feet of trailer space. As with most consumer or business purchases, buying the things you need in larger quantities is a simple… Read more »

Logistics Plus Appreciates Truck Drivers

This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) – a time when America honors all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs. Logistics Plus was founded by a truck driver; and so our 400+ employees are especially proud to extend our collective… Read more »

Logistics Playbook: Mode Selection

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Choosing the right mode for freight transportation is a very important part of any logistics playbook. You will ship your product by either ground, air, ocean or rail transport. The factors that come into play in mode selection include the following: Availability – is equipment and capacity readily available? Speed – is the transit time for… Read more »

5 Reasons to Ship Truckloads with Logistics Plus

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According to figures published by the American Trucking Association (ATA), there are over 400,000 for-hire trucking companies in the United States, and 97% of them operate fewer than 20 trucks. Despite all of these companies and equipment options, rising costs, increased regulations, driver turnover, and driver shortages result in thousands of trucking companies going out of business… Read more »

eShipPlus for Freight Shipping

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Watch this short video for a very quick introduction to the Logistics Plus® eShipPlus™ online freight shipping tools. There are numerous benefits for shippers to use a transportation management system (TMS) for freight shipping. The use of a TMS, such as eShipPlus, for LTL and truckload transportation helps ensure that your loads are matched to the best carrier, equipment, and… Read more »

Logistics Management From Start Until Finish

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Trucks, planes, boats, or trains … Logistics Plus® has the experience and expertise to help you move your goods by any transportation mode. In fact, we manage all aspects of logistics from start until finish – and everything in between! To make things simple for you, just click one of the services below to get started and then let us… Read more »

Any Mode, Any Time, Anywhere!

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As depicted in the circle image of the Logistics Plus (LP) logo, we have the experience and expertise to help shippers move their goods by any transportation mode, including GROUND, AIR, OCEAN, or RAIL. How did we acquire these capabilities? It all started twenty years ago with our first customer, GE Transportation (GET), a division of General Electric… Read more »

Logistics Plus Freight Management Solutions

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Freight management solutions are a core competency for Logistics Plus. In fact, the company was founded nearly 20 years ago to provide inbound domestic freight management services to GE Transportation, a division of General Electric (GE) – one of the largest companies in the world. The success we demonstrated in those early years opened up doors… Read more »