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Clean Energy Fuels in the Trucking Industry – An Overview

The trucking industry is one of the leading sources of greenhouse gases in the United States. The average big rig only gets 7 miles to the gallon, even with the latest technological advances taken into account. As of March 2021, the current administration has enacted changes to the National...

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Northeast Regional, Local, OTR Trucking Explained

Truck driving careers offer many opportunities for high wages, flexible hours, and steady employment. But not all trucking jobs are created equal. Trucking jobs run the full gamut from local runs in your home state to cross-country trips that take weeks at a time.  If you’re thinking about...

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Port Container Backlogs: What to Know

Logistics is a fast-paced industry. Businesses and logistics providers have to adapt to changes in the market quickly or get left behind. The ongoing supply chain backlog is a perfect example.  Businesses who import products from overseas are feeling the crunch especially hard, thanks to the...

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Temperature Controlled Transportation Explained

If you’re shipping temperature-sensitive freight, the last thing you need to worry about is whether or not it will survive the winter. This is where heated trailers are an amazing tool. Heated trailers can help preserve the quality of your freight, keep your goods from freezing, and offer extra...

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Dry Van Shipping: Pros & Cons

If you’re new to the world of commercial shipping, the sheer variety of options can be overwhelming. Dry van shipping is one of the most common shipping methods out there. Some would say the most common. Dry van trailers are highly favored in the freight industry for their simplicity and...

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Expedited Shipping vs Standard Shipping

We live in a fast-paced world. The advent of eCommerce has raised customer expectations for speedy delivery higher than ever before. Previously, customers expected packages to arrive within 4-5 days. That number has dwindled to 2-3 days according to recent surveys. The answer for speedy delivery...

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The Benefits of Being A CDL Driver

Truck drivers have some of the most important jobs in the nation. They’re responsible for transporting all the food, products, and materials that we need to live our daily lives. While the job isn’t without its hardships, being a CDL driver also comes with some serious advantages. If you’re...

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6 Upgrades To Improve Warehouse Efficiency

Logistics is a constantly evolving industry. In order to stay ahead of the competition, you need to stay on top of the latest industry trends and tech. With the average warehouse spending nearly 7 weeks a year on wasted motion, there’s not a minute to spare when it comes to working efficiently...

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The Importance of Warehousing Supply Chain

No matter the size of your business, warehousing is one of the most important parts of any business supply chain. Warehouses provide storage for both finished products and materials, packing and distribution services, and numerous other advantages. Unless your business has the capability to own...

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3PL vs 4PL: Which Logistics Provider is Right for You

The vast majority of businesses don’t have the time or bandwidth to handle all of their supply chain operations personally. It’s often cheaper and easier to outsource these tasks to specialty logistics companies instead. This is where logistics providers like 3pls (third party logistics...

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