What is Freight Forwarding

What is Freight Forwarding What is Freight Forwarding In its simplest form, freight forwarding is combining freight types and composing shipments bound for international destinations. Transportation of shipments generally involves: trucking, air cargo, and ocean-going ships to reach faraway global sites for deliveries. Often, the shipments will include many different products from multiple suppliers of […]

Drop Trailer Service

Drop Trailer Service A Trendy New Idea in Shipping Drop trailer service is growing among shippers who are tired of having to load freight on carriers’ schedules. Instead, when a carrier drops off a trailer, it clears the shipper’s yard of trucks creating congestion while waiting to load or unload. It also eliminates the need […]

Understanding the Role of a Broker

Understanding the Role of a Broker The job of a broker is to marry shippers with carriers. A shipper has a load of freight to be delivered and has no carrier contact, so the broker lines up a carrier to haul the shipper’s load. The broker sends the carrier’s truck to pick up the load […]