Posts Tagged: Truckload

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 »

Logistics Plus Introduces New Truckload Contract Carrier Program

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Logistics Plus has introduced a new truckload contract carrier program as an extension of its successful freight brokerage operation. As part of this program, a select group of freight carriers will receive exclusive access to the many truckload loads, bids and RFPs that Logistics Plus has in its pipeline. Carriers that are interested in participating… Read more »

NTL Expands Warehousing & Fulfillment Capabilities in Erie

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NTL Expands Warehousing & Fulfillment Capabilities in Erie With three facilities in Erie, NTL now offers over 150,000 square feet of industrial and commercial warehousing. ERIE, PA (July 26, 2018) – NTL, an Erie, PA-based sister company to Logistics Plus Inc. and a leading local provider of transportation and warehousing solutions, has… Read more »

Joe Santone Featured on WPSE Radio Business Spotlight

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In case you missed it, Joe Santone, senior vice president for Logistics Plus, was featured on today’s airing of Business Spotlight on WPSE AM 1450/FM 107.1 Radio. Business Spotlight is a 30-minute program airing Fridays at noon. Each segment focuses on a business or organization that is making an impact across the region. In this month’s segment, Joe… Read more »

What Are ELD’s and How Are They Impacting Truck Capacity?

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What are ELD’s? For anyone not familiar with the term, ELD is short for electronic logging device. This tool is used to document a driver’s Record of Duty Status (RODS). Before ELD’s came about, driver’s had to manually enter their hours of service into a paper logbook. Although some individuals still utilize this method, ELD’s… Read more »

2017 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 »

The Challenge of Securing Truckload Capacity

Over the past few years, it has become increasingly difficult to secure truckload capacity.  Currently, the overall trend in the logistics industry is that freight volume continues to increase, while truckload capacity cannot keep pace.  In order to secure truckload capacity, you must understand the challenges associated with it which include truck driver shortages, increased… Read more »

FTL versus LTL – What’s the Difference?

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Shipping freight may seem like a very complex process due to the number of options available.  It’s important to understand the differences between Full Truckload (FTL) shipping and Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipping because they are two of the most commonly used transportation options within North America.  Shippers must consider size, speed, and price when deciding… Read more »

2016 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 »

What’s the best way to ship a domestic freight shipment?

Wondering whether your domestic freight shipment should move via parcel, less-than-truckload (LTL), or full-truckload (FTL) carrier? Here’s a quick cheat-sheet with some PROs and CONs to each of these ground transportation modes. Parcel Shipping: Shipments under 150 pounds and shipped in cartons (less than 108 inches long and 67 inches wide), rather than on a pallet,… Read more »