Providing freight forwarding services from China to Canada, and using our Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles trucking terminals as gateways to distribute container cargo throughout Canada and the United States, keeps us in the lookout for good articles or graphics related to ocean freight and trucking. Here's a great infographic from containerhomeplans.org with some interesting statistics about container shipping:
7 ways you can work with your carrier to save on your next LTL shipment.
1. Look to reduced service options. Does your consignee need a set appointment or can you give a 3 hour window for delivery? Extra services and coordination to set these up will increase costs. Understanding your carrier’s accessorial shipping rates can help you make the most of your transportation budget.