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ITEM 680 in Your LTL Tariff - Heard of the 65% Rule? It's time...

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on May 1, 2018 7:05:16 AM

See the pallet in the picture below? If it is not clear to you what's wrong with it, you should consider exploring the details of LTL Carrier Packaging Rules as described in Item 680 of most Carrier Rules Tariffs. 

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Tags: Freight Class, LTL Pricing, Accessorials, Freight Tariffs, Freight Rates, Freight Management, Item 680, Rules Tariff

Carrier / Vendor / Customer LTL Freight Conundrum 

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Mar 15, 2018 10:32:36 AM

As the pendulum has shifted, dramatically favoring the LTL carriers, shippers are realizing that if they don't consider changing their processes, they might very well be looking at increases well over 5% in 2018.

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Tags: Freight Class, LTL Pricing, Accessorials, Overlength, Freight Tariffs, Detention Fees, LTL, Freight Rates

Detention in LTL? ... Why now?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Feb 12, 2018 8:39:03 AM

"Shippers will not move us through their facilities faster without economic consequences." Hence... Detention.

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Tags: LTL Pricing, Accessorials, Freight Tariffs, Detention Fees, LTL, Freight Rates

"Transparency" in Freight Management - What does that mean?

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Jan 16, 2018 7:29:34 PM

Three ways to Measure your Freight Partner's Level of Transparency

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Tags: LTL Pricing, Accessorials, Freight Tariffs, Freight Management

OVER-LENGTH FREIGHT - Remember when Over-length was 10-12'??

Posted by Marc Wojnowich on Dec 15, 2017 8:54:53 AM
Tis the Holiday Season and unfortunately, carrier tariffs are playing the role of Grinch!
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Tags: LTL Pricing, Accessorials, Overlength, Freight Tariffs

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