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LTL Transportation Companies – Direct Service vs. Hub and Spoke

There are two distinct ways that LTL shipments are transported in North America by LTL Transportation Companies.  Most people don’t appreciate the difference.  Here’s an explanation of the two systems and their advantages and disadvantages. Hub and Spoke LTL Transportation … Continue reading

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How a Little Bit of Diligence in Carrier Selection Can Avoid Some Serious Problems.

In the event of a chemical spill, an accident, a cargo claim, or cargo theft, everyone goes looking for someone to blame. Don’t let that person be you. Make sure you have a tight policy on carrier selection and qualification and make sure you have clearly defined who can approve new transportation providers Continue reading

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Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Chemical transportation and shipping hazmat with hazmat carriers can be confusing and difficult. This is a very brief overview of some of the common questions that chemical transportation shippers have when shipping with a hazmat carrier. I just ship HAZMAT … Continue reading

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