How to Get the Best Freight Rates

A business should always be on the lookout for ways to lower expenses. Controlling your shipping costs (freight rates) is a great way to do this. How do you know you are getting the best freight shipping available? You need to be informed and understand more about shipping carriers and the processes involved.

 

Comparing LTL vs. FTL: Which is Best?

Large, whole-truck-only shipments are now, for the most part, a thing of the past. With the prevalence of eCommerce and direct-to-consumer deliveries, shipping methods have adapted to accommodate smaller, custom-sized loads.

Because of this, a new type of shipping method was introduced in the 1980's: LTL. This is an alternative to FTL. But what do LTL and FTL stand for?

Customs Clearance: A Complete Guide

Every cross border shipment of goods must clear customs before it can be imported or exported. However, navigating the customs clearance process requires some additional document preparation and familiarity with the rules and regulations in Canada and the USA.

Though the extra paperwork and official inspections may seem daunting, the customs process for shipping freight is less complicated than you may think—especially if you partner with a reputable shipping company and customs broker to avoid unexpected delays or fees.

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