As the movement of freight involves big equipment, big loads and sometimes big price tags, an accident or other type of mishap during transport can result in big problems. You want to make sure that your carrier is adequately protected by insurance soContinue Reading
Look around you.
The paint on the wall, the condiments in the fridge, the adhesive under the carpet…just about everything you can see began inside a liquid bulk tank trailer. It’s why transporting liquid freight is so critical to today’s supplyContinue Reading
From working with a carrier directly to using online load boards, there are more options than ever to help shippers put their freight in motion. Yet, the advantages of using one of the most tried and true of these options, the freight broker, may beContinue Reading
No matter how well you perform in your line of work, there’s always opportunity for improvement. Even a few minor tweaks here and there can pay serious dividends. The problem is, it’s not always easy to spot those minor tweaks yourself. For carriersContinue Reading
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When a logistics provider is contacted to transport a chemical product, the first thing the provider will ask for is the chemical’s Safety Data Sheet (SDS; formerly MSDS or Material Safety Data Sheet). The information included on the SDS is invaluableContinue Reading
In the world of bulk liquid shipping, there can sometimes be a gap between what a shipper needs and what a carrier ultimately delivers. As the transportation experts in the middle, freight brokers and other third-party logistics (3PL) transportationContinue Reading
As important as backhaul trucking is to carriers, it can still sometimes get lost in the shuffle. Or, backhauls may simply be hard to come by within your lanes. No matter what the reason is, bulk freight brokers are here to help.Continue Reading
Shippers of liquid and dry bulk products have more options than ever in moving their loads. From going it alone to using online marketplaces, there is no shortage of methods for moving bulk freight. One of the most steady and reliable of these methodsContinue Reading
A little kindness goes a long way. It’s a true statement no matter the situation, including the hustle and bustle of bulk transportation.
“Driver-friendly” is a term that’s come to describe freight shippers – including their customers and facilities –Continue Reading
When you partner with a transportation provider for chemical shipping services, your goals are to ensure that your products are shipped safely, reliably and at a reasonable price. What you may not realize is that safety, reliability and pricing hingesContinue Reading