Categories for Freight Shipping

When Should Firms Use Intermodal Transportation — and Why?

May 10, 2022

Although intermodal transportation might not sound like a good idea since it involves various transportation modes, it can greatly benefit firms. However, not all shipments need intermodal transportation. That’s why it’s paramount to understand whether this transportation mode is suitable for you and whether it can improve efficiency and cut costs before adopting it. Read on to learn why and when firms should use it.  What Is Intermodal Transportation? Intermodal transportation refers to a shipment method that uses more than one freight mode to transport goods from one place to the other. These modes include road, rail and air.  When... View Article

7 Advantages of Freight Consolidation

April 26, 2022

Land and water shipping are the backbone of the global economy. As a shipping company or a company that relies on shipping, you should consider adopting freight consolidation to stay competitive in the current business environment.  What Is Freight Consolidation?  Freight consolidation encompasses bundling several small shipments going to the same destination into a single truck, container or ship so that they can be shipped together. This cargo consolidation is beneficial to both the shipper and the customer receiving the goods. What are the advantages of freight consolidation?  Massive shipping costs saving Some shipment costs like fuel coverage, the scheduling, the... View Article

The Effects of Coronavirus on the Supply Chain: What You Should Expect

December 1, 2020

Whether you’ve gotten sick yourself or you’ve just had trouble buying toilet paper at the grocery store, COVID-19 has taken a toll on us all here in North Charleston, SC. Stories about coronavirus are all over the news, but one thing that doesn’t get covered very much is its effects on the global supply chain. This post will cover what you need to know about COVID-19’s effects on the supply chain and what you should expect in the months to come. Manufacturing decline It’s no surprise that many of the products Americans use and consume are manufactured in China, where... View Article

Three Common Questions About Freight Shipping in North Charleston, SC

October 1, 2019

Countless American industries depend on the freighting industry. Every year, the freighting industry is responsible for transporting billions of pounds of goods across the U.S. Whether you are new to the world of freight shipping, or you’ve been using these services for years, here are three common questions about freight shipping. What is freight shipping? Surprisingly, this is a common question. Many people only have a vague idea of what freight shipping in North Charleston, SC is. Freight shipping is the transportation of goods, whether that’s by rail, road, waterways or air, that takes place between a freight broker and... View Article

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