Refrigerated LTL Shipping Trends

In the wake of COVID-19, life, and business as we know them have changed. This has affected nearly every aspect of commerce, and that includes making major waves through the shipping and logistics industries.

In particular, Refrigerated LTL shipping (Less Than Truckload) has been impacted in a number of ways owing to the unique demands created by this global crisis. Here is what you need to know.

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COVID-19 & Reefer Shipping

It is no secret that the economy of the United States has taken a huge hit. There were 3.3 million people signed up for unemployment by March 21, 2020. However, these high numbers are expected to continue to rise and when it comes to reefer shipping and the entire trucking…

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How Does the Cubic Capacity Rule impact LTL Shipping?

If you’ve been looking over your old LTL shipping invoices, then you might have noticed some unusual figures and numbers. These logistics companies tend to use a lot of different jargon and terminology. As a result, it can be confusing for the clients (that’s us) to know what they’re talking…

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LTL Truckload Myths

LTL shipping (less than truckload) is used by countless businesses for a host of different reasons. But if this isn’t something that you need to deal with on a daily basis, then you may find that you lack a lot of crucial information about the process. You may, therefore, find…

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Trucking Company Closures in 2019

There have been several high-profile, sudden trucking company closures in 2019. New England Motor Freight, a large regional less-than-truckload carrier, filed for bankruptcy in February. In April, Ohio-based Falcon Transport suddenly shuttered operations and left drivers, equipment, and freight stranded. Last month, Minnesota-based regional LTL carrier LME Inc. closed all…

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3PL Value-Added Milwaukee Services

One of the top reasons why logistics companies run themselves into the red or struggle to get themselves off the ground is loneliness – or put in business terms, having to work alone. Working on your own as a logistics company means that you undertake every step of the process,…

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Fresh Produce Shipping Milwaukee

Fresh produce shipping in Milwaukee is a high-paced industry. It is because of the effort it takes to make deliveries within a short timeframe. Fresh produce often has very short shelf lives, making the timely transport of the products critical to ensure freshness. If a shipment pickup time or delivery…

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Cold Chain Logistics Importance

We all know why it is important to keep cold food in the refrigerator at home. Lowering the temperature vastly extends the shelf life. In addition, it keeps microbes from growing and helps keep our food tasting fresh longer. From the grocery store cooler to your refrigerator, many fresh and frozen…

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Choosing A 3PL Warehouse Facility

All companies need safe and secure 3PL warehouse facility in Milwaukee for their products before being shipped to their destination.  Perishable food depends on a temperature-controlled environment.  High-value items may require secure vault storage.   For whatever the product type, warehouses are a critical link in the supply chain.  It’s under their…

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