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Using Your Truck to Haul Freight

Hauling freight with a truck is common practice; unfortunately, you can’t just throw a bunch of stuff in the back of a truck and drive away; loose cargo can fall out, so it needs to be properly secured first. Follow safety precautions and secure the load to the truck before…

Logistics Sales Training and Technique

Logistics sales representatives act as a liaison among the clients, trucking carrier, and the receiver. Negotiating fair rates and managing the movement of a client’s goods are the driving force of a logistics company. Logistics sales training is important to the success of a company. Training Objectives Logistics training includes…

The Meaning of Logistics Services

Logistics is a term that is frequently used to describe shipping and delivery service. The word “logistics” actually originated in the military, being used to define troop and equipment movements within and across theaters of operation. The phrase “logistics services” has been adopted to private sector uses, and in many…

Building Your Own Logistics Business

Starting your own logistics business can provide a stable, lucrative future if you plan responsibly and take advantage of opportunities when they make themselves available to you. Most industrialized companies require some form of logistics machinery in order to function properly, and you can forge an enterprise by catering to…

Getting To Know Reefer Trucks

A reefer truck is a truck or van usually 1 ton or larger that has a refrigerated unit built either directly on the frame or is transported by trailer. It’s refrigerated by diesel-powered generators and liquid carbon dioxide, or CO2. Reefer trucks range from simple ice cream trucks to large…

Searching For Freight Loads

Truckers who own their own rigs lose money when they don’t have freight loads. Income is lost when the truck is not running or driven empty. Finding a freight load available near the location where the last load was dropped is essential. Working with a freight broker or online load…

FLATBED TRAILER TYPES

Flatbed trailers hauling cargo on the highways may look similar, but each type of trailer has its own features and benefits. Before you purchase a trailer, in considering the various shipments you may haul take into account the weight, dimensions and contents. Also, you need to know the U.S. Department…

Making Money With Straight Truck & Cargo Van

The US Department of Labor suggests that almost every product a consumer buys has been shipped by truck or cargo van at some point during the shipping process. Put your straight truck and cargo van to use. Straight trucks and cargo vans get a lot of use during holiday seasons…

Setting Out a Trucking Company

A trucking business can serve a variety of industries, from auto transporting and freight delivery to truck leasing or construction subcontracting. You can specialize in large fleet logistics or move single loads for consumers and businesses. No matter what kind of trucking company you engage in, you must secure the…

Freight Rates

If you are the owner of a trucking company, determining which rate to charge customers is a vital part of operating a successful business. Rating freight requires careful analysis of your company’s operating costs, including mileage of your trucks, fuel and vehicle maintenance costs, as well as fees charged by…

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