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Port and Drayage Guide

Learn how to get cargo containers from ocean port to your door. A complicated process that the right provider can make easy for you.

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Cross Border Guide

Helpful Information for First Time Cross-Border Shippers:  On an average day in 2020, about 30,000 trucks roll across the Canada–U.S. border, carrying more than $1 billion in trade. Both sides of the border are very particular about exactly what is coming into their country, its exact origins, and the proper paperwork. Read our helpful guide to get you started. 

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Weekly Market Brief

The market changes daily and as a shipper, you need to how changes in rates and capacity can affect your bottom line. Our Weekly Market Brief emails include market trends and hot lanes, pricing power, seasonal upticks and relevant news. Sign up now!

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Freight Claim Guide

This complete guide to freight claims details the four types of cargo claims, FAQs and a checklist for the shipper.

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The Complete Guide to Freight Class

Knowing your freight class will save you from countless headaches. Read our complete guide and then utilize our freight class calculator.

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Essential Guide to 3PL’s

Why use a 3PL? Focus on your product and service and what your company does best, leave the supply chain to us! Convenient and healthy for your bottom line.

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Trailer 101 Guide

Sometimes you need to ship something that won’t fit in a standard trailer, this guide shows you all the options and what they do.

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Palletizing Guide

Use this guide to find the best way to prepare and secure your product shipments.

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Heavy Haul Guide

Heavy Haul & Oversize loads are unique ways to ship and this guide will make it easier to do.

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Sanitary Compliance Checklist

Here is an easy-to-follow matrix to better understand the vital roles and responsibilities when it comes to sanitary transportation of food.

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A Shipper’s Guide to Sanitary Food Transportation

This brief guide illustrates a shipper’s best practices and procedures to sanitary food transport. The entire food industry is responsible for being educated and prepared to meet the requirements, as is the case for food safety and the safe transportation of food.

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Supply Chain Strategy

Use our handy checklist to make sure you’re following tried and true supply chain strategies, and, adapting to the latest and greatest.

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Shipper Lingo and Carrier Speak Guide

If you are new to logistics, working in a warehouse and dealing with inbound or outbound freight might seem like a no-brainer, but you’d be surprised how much there is to learn. The first thing you absolutely must know is the language—shipping language, that is.

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