Posts Tagged: Tips

Logistics Plus Presents to Penn State Behrend Class

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As part of its ongoing Penn State Behrend partnership, Scott Frederick, vice president of marketing for Logistics Plus (joined by Ryan Markiewicz, a marketing specialist), delivered a presentation earlier this week to a small group of B2B marketing students attending a class taught by adjunct professor Tamara Philabaum. The one-hour discussion included an overview of… 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 »

4 Tips to Optimize Your Shipping Network

Whether it’s due to cost, delivery time, or increased business opportunities, rethinking your shipping network may be more important than ever. Unfortunately, there is no “one size fits all” approach to creating an optimal shipping network. For one industry, it may be crucial to have strategically placed warehouses across the country. In another industry, it… 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 »

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 »

Top 10 Reasons Why You Need Logistics Plus®

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Here are the top 10 reasons why businesses need Logistics Plus to help them manage their transportation, logistics, and global supply chains. We manage your logistics so you can focus on your core business. We have been in business for over 20 years, and our teams have a wide variety of skills. Our teams can… Read more »

Logistics Plus Transportation Sourcing Advice in Inbound Logistics

Logistics Plus recently participated in an interview with Inbound Logistics magazine to provide tips on transportation sourcing. The interview was with Jeremy Chaffee who is the director of domestic operations for Logistics Plus. The print-version of the magazine article also featured a couple Logistics Plus photographs. The article was written by Sandra Beckwith and you can read the online… Read more »