Why is Free Shipping Important?

Online shopping used to be a matter of convenience. However, as the world has evolved, more people than ever have abandoned in-person shopping in favor of shopping from home. The cost of goods in many sectors has gone down thanks to the lower overhead that comes with online merchandising. On the other hand, a new hurdle has been created; shipping cost. There is no way to get around the need to ship things from your warehouse to your customers. So, let’s delve into shipping, the cost, and why free shipping is essential for company growth.

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How 2 Day Shipping Works

Many companies — including FedEx, UPS, and the United States Postal Service, as well as, for instance, Target — now offer efficient and guaranteed 2-day shipping options to deliver orders to their customers in a timely manner. This option is an excellent choice for the shipment of countless different types of items, ranging from perishable goods or even lab samples to almost any eCommerce order. Today’s consumers place orders just before they need the goods, after all, and expect them to be delivered quickly and conveniently.

How does 2-day shipping work, and what do you need to know?

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How Supply Chains Can Prepare For The Holiday Season

The holiday season is quite an exciting and bustling time here in the United States. From Halloween to the New Year, the energy turns magical. While it can be a wonderfully buzzing time for consumers, it’s downright the busiest and most stressful for supply chains. This is the time of the year they’ve been waiting for and strategic preparation is crucial. Having a plan in place can get retailers armed and ready for what can often be an unpredictable season.

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Thanking Road Maintenance Workers

The road maintenance workers that are tasked with taking care of our road in the winter are really heroes. They salt the roads and walkways and plow snow that we can all be safe. If you have a business or even if you live in a subdivision, they are the ones that keep you from being snowed in. With the holidays just around the corner, now is a great time to think about creative ways to give thanks to your road maintenance workers.

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Can Product Shipping Bounce Back Amid Recent Disruptions?

The most visible aspect of the recent supply chain and shipping disruption side effects is the shortage of essential supplies and empty supermarket shelves. The global supply chain disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of the business from manufacturing all the way to product shipping and sales.

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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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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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America’s Best Truck Driver Rest Stops

Experts recommend that drivers make a scheduled stop at least once every twenty minutes, especially when they’re undertaking a particularly long journey. Of course, you can’t just stop next to the side of the road and that’s why rest stops were invented. If you’re a truck driver looking for a…

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