Posts Tagged: Freight

NMFC Changes effective August 24, 2019

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Please see the latest supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®) by the Commodity Classifications Standards Board (CCSB). These changes have an effective date of 8/24/2019. A few of the notable changes are listed below. Item 171 – Artificial construction of a density to obtain a lower class (the bumping clause) has been cancelled… Read more »

Logistics Plus Introduces New, Instant Shippers Interest Cargo Insurance Options for eShipPlus

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Logistics Plus is pleased to announce a new feature for its eShipPlus™ transportation management system. Beginning Monday, June 24th, Logistics Plus customers and users of eShipPlus will be able to view instant low-cost shippers’ interest cargo insurance options as part of every less-than-truckload (LTL) freight quote. It is not uncommon to find that the included carrier liability… Read more »

NMFC Update Effective April 27th, 2019

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Please see the following disposition bulletin from the recent meeting of the Commodity Classification Standards Board (CCSB). The National Motor Traffic Association (NMFA.org) is releasing a new supplement to the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC®) on 3/28/2019 with an effective date of 4/27/2019. The attached file reflects the changes approved at the CCSB public meeting on… Read more »

NMFC Update Effective December 29th, 2018

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Please see the attached Disposition bulletin from the recent meeting of the Commodity Classification Standards Board.  All subject items were approved as docketed or modified as reviewed by the CCSB with the exception to Subjects 5 and 6 which were deferred until the February 2019 meeting.  The supplement with the changes to the NMFC will… Read more »

New Logistics Plus Impact Labels Alert Potential Concealed Damage

From containers in shipment, to equipment in warehouses, to individual packages … Logistics Plus has you covered with affordable transportation and product-monitoring solutions. Nothing is worse than dealing with the hassle of damaged product deliveries – and concealed damage is among the hardest to spot.  If concealed damage is not identified at the time of… Read more »

Logistics Plus Enters Eighth Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Enters Eighth Year as a SmartWay Transport Partner Logistics Plus successfully completes its 2017 emissions reporting with SmartWay Transport Partnership. ERIE, PA (September 20, 2018) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, continues its commitment to track and report its carbon accounting… Read more »

6 Factors That Impact LTL Shipping Rates

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Less than truckload (LTL) shipping involves the transportation of relatively small freight shipments that can weigh anywhere between 150 to 10,000 pounds. LTL carriers collect freight from multiple shippers and consolidate that freight onto trailers before the delivery process begins. LTL shipments can be very confusing, because unlike Full Truck Load (FTL) shipments, LTL shipping rates… Read more »

How to File a Freight Claim and the Legal Rules That Apply

Learning how to correctly file a freight claim is important because it can save time and money for your company. A freight claim is a legal demand for the payment of money, stemming from the breach of a contract of carriage. Following strict guidelines and processes is the only way to correctly deal with these… Read more »

Important New NMFC Classification Rules In Effect April 28, 2018

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As a reminder, new National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) freight classification changes will be going into effect this weekend on April 28, 2018.  According to 2018-1 Public Docket files and a February 16, 2018 Notice of Disposition document the commodities affected include … Ink, Dry Ink or Toner Privacy Stalls or Partitions Compressors, refrigeration or air conditioning Coffee Makers… Read more »

Freight Classifications & Density Webinar

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Logistics Plus recently recorded a new webinar as part of its ongoing series of complimentary logistics-related presentations for the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) and its members. The new webinar is focused on Freight Classifications and Density and was delivered by Kathy Fiedler, operations administrator for the Logistics Plus North American Division (NAD) and author of… Read more »