Posts Tagged: LTL

Logistics Plus Recognizes 2018 LTL Carriers of the Year

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Logistics Plus Recognizes 2018 LTL Carriers of the Year Estes Express earns national award; Dayton Freight receives regional award. ERIE, PA (March 7, 2019) – Logistics Plus Inc., a leading worldwide provider of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions, recently recognized two of its less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers for superior results and performance… 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 »

North American Alert: NEMF Files for Bankruptcy

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New England Motor Freight, Inc. (NEMF), the 19th largest less-than-truckload carrier in the United States, yesterday announced that the Company and ten related entities have voluntarily filed for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey in Newark on February 11, 2019. NEMF intends… 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 »

2018 Holiday Schedules for U.S. Ground Services

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U.S. Holiday schedules for Logistics Plus and ground carriers As the holidays approach, we want to help you avoid any unnecessary shipping delays over the next few weeks. Shown below is the holiday schedule for U.S.-based Logistics Plus offices and warehouse locations, as well as the top U.S. ground (parcel and LTL) carriers. If you have… Read more »

UPS Freight Reactivated in eShipPlus

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Attention LTL Shippers and eShipPlus Users: The UPS Small Package National Master Agreement (NMA) and UPS Freight Master Agreement has been ratified. The freight agreement goes into effect immediately and UPS Freight has been reactivated in eShipPlus. As previously communicated, UPS Freight temporarily suspended pickups until a new labor agreement was in place. As a… Read more »

LTL Delays Expected due to UPS Freight Situation

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North American Alert: Attn: LTL Shippers & eShipPlus Users, Current events with UPS Freight is threatening to cause delays throughout the less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping industry across North America. As previously communicated, UPS Freight and the Teamsters Freight National Bargaining Committee recently concluded a round of discussions on October 25, 2018.  UPS Teamster employees will go to… 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 »

4 LTL Shipping Tips For Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness

Less than truckload (LTL) shipping can be expensive and difficult if it’s not done efficiently. It’s important to understand the different ways you can save on LTL shipping in order to better manage your transportation expenses and maintain good relationships with your carriers. Here are four (4) tips to become more efficient and cost-effective with… 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 »