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3PL versus Freight Forwarding: What’s the Difference?

3PL versus Freight Forwarding: What’s the Difference?

If you are new to logistics, you might be confused by all of the different terms. We are here to help! 3PL, or 3rd party logistics, and freight forwarding are two terms that you might have heard used interchangeably, but they are actually two totally different concepts.

LTL Freight - What is it, who should use it?

LTL Freight - What is it, who should use it?

These days, with so many different shipping and logistics options available on the market, and can be tough to know what’s best for your package. One of the most important decisions you will need to make, especially for commercial shipping, is whether you want to choose LTL freight or FTL freight. Here we will attempt to show you everything you need to know about LTL freight versus FTL, and which circumstances it will be best for.

FTL Freight - What is it, When do you Need it?

FTL Freight - What is it, When do you Need it?

When it comes to logistics, we know things can sometimes feel a little complicated. There are so many different options and coordinating companies out there, it may seem overwhelming to pick the right service to handle your delivery. Two of the most common terms you will hear are LTL and FTL freight. These apply to two different types of delivery by truck – each with their own benefits and drawbacks. In this post, we'll attempt to give you everything you need to know about FTL freight, and why you may want to choose it over LTL.

Logistics Management - Different Types

Logistics Management - Different Types

Logistics is a big word, that applies to a lot of concepts. If you are new to the world of logistics, you might be confused about what it all means, exactly – we don’t blame you!
We have put together this post to help you understand the different types of logistics management services, and how they can help your company’s logistics.

Expedited Freight: How to Get it There Quickly

Expedited Freight: How to Get it There Quickly

Have a time sensitive package on your hands? Does your company’s supply chain require getting everything to its destination right on time? Is tracking packages and deadlines stressing you out? What you need is expedited freight. There are a few different methods of using expedited freight to get your delivery where it needs to go as quickly as possible. This post will run you through some of the most important.

3PL - Is it Worth it? The 5 Top Reasons to Choose 3PL

3PL - Is it Worth it? The 5 Top Reasons to Choose 3PL

3PL, or 3rd party logistics, is a method of outsourcing one or more aspects of your company’s logistics to a third party company. Some people avoid 3PL because they don’t want the additional cost, but outsourcing logistics can actually save your company money in the long run - not to mention saving you time, energy and tons of stress.

LTL Freight versus FTL Freight - Which is Best?

LTL Freight versus FTL Freight - Which is Best?

If you have something you need to ship across town or across the country – for your business or just as an individual – you have an important choice to make. LTL or FTL – which option is better? Here we will tell you everything you need to know about comparing LTL to FTL freight, so you know which will be best for your package.

FTL Freight vs LTL Freight – What’s the Difference?

FTL Freight vs LTL Freight – What’s the Difference?

Shipping with a freight service may seem like a complicated process at the start, but there isn’t really too much to it. Once you learn the lingo and understand what you are looking for, freight and logistics services become super easy to understand. One of the first things you need to know is the difference between FTL and LTL freight.

Logistics Experts – Top 5 Skills for Effective Logistics Management

Logistics Experts – Top 5 Skills for Effective Logistics Management

Logistics is a broad term referring to the organization of several moving parts in a professional supply or distribution chain. Effective logistics management is a tricky aspect of any business. Fortunately, you can always improve your logistics management skills.

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