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Why LTL Shippers Should Focus on Becoming Better Business Partners for Their Carriers
3 min read
Why LTL Shippers Should Focus on Becoming Better Business Partners for Their Carriers

In today's competitive economy, Less Than Truckload (LTL) shippers face numerous challenges. From...

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Optimizing Freight Management with A Real-Time LTL Quoting System
4 min read
Optimizing Freight Management with A Real-Time LTL Quoting System

In the world of Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipping, finding the most cost-effective and efficient...

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Why LTL Shippers Should Be Connecting Their TMS to Their ERP
3 min read
Why LTL Shippers Should Be Connecting Their TMS to Their ERP

In the complex world of LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipping, efficiency and accuracy are not just...

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Cargo Insurance for LTL Freight Shippers: Is it Worth it?
3 min read
Cargo Insurance for LTL Freight Shippers: Is it Worth it?

With all the complexities involved in Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipping, the potential for hiccups...

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How Electronic Bill of Lading Tech is Shaping the Future of LTL Shipping
5 min read
How Electronic Bill of Lading Tech is Shaping the Future of LTL Shipping

The digital transformation wave is no longer gently lapping at the shores of industry; it's turned...

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How Data Gaps Lead to Overspending in LTL Shipping
4 min read
How Data Gaps Lead to Overspending in LTL Shipping

In this post, we'll explore how data and visibility gaps lead to overspending in LTL shipping,...

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How You Know It's Time to Expand from LTL to FTL Freight Shipping
FTL Shipping
FTL Freight
4 min read
How You Know It's Time to Expand from LTL to FTL Freight Shipping

Shippers have a variety of options available to them based on several key factors, including the...

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Routing Guides and Automation: Taming the Complexity of LTL Shipping
Freight Shippers
LTL Shipping
3 min read
Routing Guides and Automation: Taming the Complexity of LTL Shipping

Efficiency and accuracy are essential for businesses navigating the complexities of...

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December 2023 Freight Class Changes
1 min read
December 2023 Freight Class Changes

The NMFTA has released updated the latest NMFC updates that will impact LTL shipments with an...

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What You Really Need to Know to Know About Cargo Insurance
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
13 min read
What You Really Need to Know to Know About Cargo Insurance

Cargo (full value) insuranceis a crucial component to the shipment of goods. Unpredictable events...

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How LTL Freight Shippers Can Prevent Reweighs and Reclassifications
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
5 min read
How LTL Freight Shippers Can Prevent Reweighs and Reclassifications

As an LTL (Less Than Truckload) freight shipper, you look for every opportunity to save on shipping...

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Bridging the Gaps Between Order Management, Shipping, and Finance
6 min read
Bridging the Gaps Between Order Management, Shipping, and Finance

For a lot of LTL freight shippers, there are plenty of gaps between processing orders, getting...

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Limited Liability VS Full Value Protection
LTL Cargo Insurance
3 min read
Limited Liability VS Full Value Protection

Don't Gamble with Your Freight: Understanding the Differences Between Limited Liability and Full...

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How to Stop Freight Spend Leaks with ERP Integrations
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
5 min read
How to Stop Freight Spend Leaks with ERP Integrations

What Are ERP Integrations and Why Are They Critical for LTL Shippers?As an LTL shipper, jumping...

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Freight Theft is On the Rise: Here's What LTL Shippers Can Do
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
5 min read
Freight Theft is On the Rise: Here's What LTL Shippers Can Do

If you’re a Less Than Truckload (LTL) shipper, the recent uptick in freight theft across the U.S....

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What You Need to Know About Transportation Management Systems
5 min read
What You Need to Know About Transportation Management Systems

A Transportation Management System, commonly known as a TMS, is something many shippers have come...

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5 Recession-proof Strategies for LTL Freight Shippers
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
4 min read
5 Recession-proof Strategies for LTL Freight Shippers

It's common knowledge that good times don’t last forever, especially in a sometimes-unpredictable...

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6 Ways to Reduce Your LTL Freight Shipping Costs
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
6 min read
6 Ways to Reduce Your LTL Freight Shipping Costs

When shipments are too large for parcel, but too small to fill an entire truck, shipping LTL...

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Overcoming Peak Season LTL Freight Shipping Challenges
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
4 min read
Overcoming Peak Season LTL Freight Shipping Challenges

Typically, the freight industry starts gearing up for peak season in August, which kicks into high...

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5 LTL Freight Shipping Tips Every Logistics Manager Should Know
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
5 min read
5 LTL Freight Shipping Tips Every Logistics Manager Should Know

Getting your freight out the door in time (without the stress) isn’t always easy, especially with...

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FreightWaves Webinar: Solving SMB Shipping Problems with Technology
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
Logistics
Supply Chain
1 min read
FreightWaves Webinar: Solving SMB Shipping Problems with Technology

The supply chain challenges we're all hearing about today likely bear little resemblance to those...

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Adopting Critical Shipping Technology with Ease
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
3 min read
Adopting Critical Shipping Technology with Ease

Too often, shipping managers believe that deploying essential shipping technology is cumbersome or...

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LTL Freight Shipping Terms Dictionary
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
13 min read
LTL Freight Shipping Terms Dictionary

There are many aspects of the LTL shipping that may seem daunting to businesses just entering the...

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The Necessity of Technology For SMB Shippers
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
Logistics
Supply Chain
Tight capacity
shipping costs
3 min read
The Necessity of Technology For SMB Shippers

Because there is more freight in the marketplace than there are drivers or equipment to take on...

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How to Utilize TMS Software Data To Control Shipping Costs
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
Digital Shipping Platform
shipping costs
3 min read
How to Utilize TMS Software Data To Control Shipping Costs

With rising costs, it's more important than ever that shippers have complete visibility to cost per...

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How to Sync All Departments for Better LTL Shipping
3 min read
How to Sync All Departments for Better LTL Shipping

There are a lot of cogs in an LTL shipping process that need to fit together well for things to run...

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What determines LTL Shipping Rates?
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
4 min read
What determines LTL Shipping Rates?

For businesses just starting out in LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipping, the breakdown in pricing...

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Understanding Freight Class for LTL Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
4 min read
Understanding Freight Class for LTL Shippers

Did you know that the LTL (Less Than Truckload) industry, along with the railroad freight industry,...

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Shipping Trends 2022: 3 Trends Impacting the Future of LTL and FTL Shippers
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
TMS
FTL Freight
4 min read
Shipping Trends 2022: 3 Trends Impacting the Future of LTL and FTL Shippers

2021 brought many unprecedented challenges for shippers. Supply chain disturbances led to shortages...

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Solving the Top 3 MOST Common Full Truckload Shipping Pain Points
Freight Solutions
Digital Shipping Platform
FTL Shipping
3 min read
Solving the Top 3 MOST Common Full Truckload Shipping Pain Points

Ideally, Full Truckload (FTL) shipping should be simple, with the aim of delivering your goods to...

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How to Become a Shipper of Choice in the Tight Capacity LTL Market
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
Logistics
Supply Chain
Shipping Crisis
Tight capacity
1 min read
How to Become a Shipper of Choice in the Tight Capacity LTL Market

As LTL shippers struggle to find capacity, many are realizing that communicating electronically...

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LTL Shippers: Don't Get Left Behind in The Tight Capacity Market
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
Logistics
Supply Chain
Shipping Crisis
4 min read
LTL Shippers: Don't Get Left Behind in The Tight Capacity Market

Volume at the Port of Los Angeles - the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia - is up 30.3% so...

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How to Increase Sustainability in Shipping
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
Sustainability
3 min read
How to Increase Sustainability in Shipping

Sustainability has been a popular term in almost every industry recently. As more businesses and...

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The Top 5 LTL Shipping Tips
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
FTL Shipping
3 min read
The Top 5 LTL Shipping Tips

In LTL shipping, there are a few basic tips that can help with every aspect of the shipping...

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Top 8 Father's Day Gifts for Truck Drivers
Freight Shippers
LTL Challenges
4 min read
Top 8 Father's Day Gifts for Truck Drivers

Father’s Day is only a few days away and if you’re still not sure what to get your trucker dad, we...

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Dealing With Industrywide LTL Shipping Challenges
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Freight
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
LTL Challenges
TMS
4 min read
Dealing With Industrywide LTL Shipping Challenges

Though many industries have suffered under the strain of the pandemic and supply chain...

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Employee Spotlight: Topher Speth
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
LTLFreight
LTLcarriers
MyCarrier Spotlight
9 min read
Employee Spotlight: Topher Speth

This month’s Q & A is with the talented Topher Speth (who is pictured above after celebrating Holi...

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The Top 6 Most Common LTL Shipping Mistakes Made by Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
SMB shipper
LTL Carriers
5 min read
The Top 6 Most Common LTL Shipping Mistakes Made by Shippers

Less than Truckload (LTL) shipping is an efficient and cost-effective way to move freight, and is...

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Understanding LTL Shipping: A Comprehensive Guide to Less Than Truckload Freight Delivery
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
FTL Shipping
72 min read
Understanding LTL Shipping: A Comprehensive Guide to Less Than Truckload Freight Delivery

LTL Shipping, also known as Less Than Truckload shipping, is a popular and cost-effective...

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Understanding the Difference Between LTL and FTL Freight
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
19 min read
Understanding the Difference Between LTL and FTL Freight

In the rapidly evolving supply chain industry, being familiar with terms like Less Than Truckload...

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Employee Spotlight: Skyler Low, Accountant
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
LTLFreight
LTLcarriers
SMB shipper
42 min read
Employee Spotlight: Skyler Low, Accountant

This month’s Q & A is with Skyler Low, company accountant, who has been an invaluable team member...

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What Is LTL Cargo Insurance and Do You Really Need It?
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Cargo Insurance
LTL Insurance
LTL Cargo Insurance
37 min read
What Is LTL Cargo Insurance and Do You Really Need It?

Most, if not all LTL (Less Than Truckload) shippers at one point have asked themselves if cargo...

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Saint Patrick's Day: Now a Major Holiday for the Supply Chain
Third Party Logistics
Freight Shippers
3PL
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
Saint Patrick's Day
23 min read
Saint Patrick's Day: Now a Major Holiday for the Supply Chain

What started as a small celebration commemorating the life of Saint Patrick, has now blossomed...

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Employee Spotlight: Michael Wells, Product Manager
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
Digital Shipping Platform
LTLFreight
LTLcarriers
49 min read
Employee Spotlight: Michael Wells, Product Manager

At MyCarrier, we believe that our team members truly make the company valuable. Our multi-skilled...

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3 Tips for Creating a Successful Shipping Strategy
Third Party Logistics
Freight Shippers
3PL
Freight Solutions
Digital Shipping Platform
9 min read
3 Tips for Creating a Successful Shipping Strategy

Creating a winning shipping plan in today’s ever-changing market can help save you save...

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5 Reasons to Manage Your Freight with MyCarrierTMS Instead of a 3PL
Third Party Logistics
Freight Shippers
3PL
3PL Problems
Freight Solutions
LTL Shipping
3 min read
5 Reasons to Manage Your Freight with MyCarrierTMS Instead of a 3PL

If you've discovered this post, chances are you've considered using a Third Party Logistics (3PL)...

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Freight Carriers: 5 Reasons to Partner With MyCarrier Instead of a 3PL
Third Party Logistics
Freight Carriers
3PL
3PL Problems
Freight Solutions
10 min read
Freight Carriers: 5 Reasons to Partner With MyCarrier Instead of a 3PL

If you've discovered this post, chances are that you're looking at switching to a Third Party...

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What Are Third Party Logistics (3PL) & Why Do They Exist?
Third Party Logistics
Freight Carriers
Freight Shippers
3PL
3PL Problems
Freight Solutions
2 min read
What Are Third Party Logistics (3PL) & Why Do They Exist?
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Shipper Product Feature: Get Fast, Accurate Quotes
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
13 min read
Shipper Product Feature: Get Fast, Accurate Quotes

The old way of quoting is time consuming, incomplete, and prone to error. MyCarrier turns this...

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Game-Changing Feature Coming Soon: Bulk Order Upload
Freight Shippers
Freight Solutions
2021
LTL Freight
Feature teaser
11 min read
Game-Changing Feature Coming Soon: Bulk Order Upload

Adaptive Learning Technology Designed to Improve Your Workflow

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Shipper Product Feature - Shipment Calendar
Freight Shippers
LTL Freight
13 min read
Shipper Product Feature - Shipment Calendar

Maintaining all of your shipment updates can be a full time job, even in a perfect world without...

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Welcome to Our Blog: Freight Expectations
Freight Carriers
Freight Shippers
LTL Freight
11 min read
Welcome to Our Blog: Freight Expectations

We're excited to announce our latest resource – MyCarrier's Freight Expectations blog. As your...

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