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What to Do About Concealed Damage in Freight?

How many times have you opened up a shipment to find that your shipment was damaged? Even though there may ...
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What Is an MSDS and Do I Need One?

The shipping world loves to come up with abbreviations that are confusing, vague and required. Often a conversation with a ...
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Tips for Saving Money on Freight

Shipping items is expensive. Sometimes, it can be more expensive than the cost of the item itself. That is why ...
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Want to know why the weight of your shipping container is so critical when shipping or using transloading for sea freight? Here are some reasons.

Why Container Weight Verification Matters

There are many steps involved in shipping freight overseas. If you aren’t using an air freight carrier, then you will ...
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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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Are you thinking of using transloading services for your next freight shipment? Here are some tips to help you on your way, courtesy of Cratex.

Transloading Tips

Are you looking for ways to move your freight more efficiently? Then you have probably considered using transloading, a great ...
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International Shipping Tips

Shipping domestically is relatively easy. You load up your items into their custom crates or shrink them onto pallets, have ...
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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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