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Unsure what the purpose of your bill of lading is? It's an important document for transloading, intermodal or any other type of freight shipping.

Bills of Lading: What Are They Good For?

While Edwin Starr asked the same question about war, you might be asking just why you need this complicated document ...
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Wondering how lower fuel prices can affect moving freight with a transloading provider? Here are some ways that fuel prices affect the freight business.

The Effects of Gas Prices on Shipping

Since the beginning of 2016, gasoline prices have been at their lowest point in the last few years. As compared ...
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If you are thinking about shipping using a wooden crate, then you should know about the different types that are available. Not all crates are created equal.

Not All Crates Are Created Equal

Take a look at all of that cardboard sitting in your warehouse. Is it really providing the protection that it ...
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Here is some advice from your transloading partners at Cratex Group on how to avoid dry run fees.

Understanding and Avoiding Dry Run Fees

The shipping industry is an alphabet soup of abbreviations, acronyms and other terms that have no meaning in the real ...
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The Difference in Plastic Wraps

The Difference in Plastic Wraps

When looking at shipments that arrive, shipments that are waiting to go or freight that is sitting on your manufacturing ...
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Types of Packing Foam

Types of Packing Foam

It is very important for anything that your company ships to arrive without damage. That is why so much time ...
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What Is Disposition in Freight Shipping?

What Is Disposition in Freight Shipping?

The freight business loves to use words and change the meaning. If you thought disposition was something that described your ...
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What Is a Drop Trailer?

What Is a Drop Trailer?

If you are using Less than Truckload (LTL) shipping, then you probably run into a lot of terms that just ...
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The Difference between Pre-carriage and On-Carriage

The Difference between Pre-carriage and On-Carriage

Have you ever taken a look at your bill of lading and wondered what all of the terms that they ...
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How Does Rail to Truck Transloading Work?

How Does Rail to Truck Transloading Work?

Want to learn about a process that can save your company a substantial amount of money on shipping costs?  It’s ...
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