Choosing The Right Air Freight Carrier

January 26th, 2017

With such a large amount of air freight carriers  to choose from, it can be a daunting task to find the one that is right for you and your company. When it comes to expedited ground and air freight, there are some items you should prioritize first and foremost. First is a dedicated customer service […]

Value Service Not Dollars

January 11th, 2017

The one piece of advice I give rookie and veteran shippers alike is to value service over dollars when it comes to your freight program. I understand it can be tempting to try and find a low cost, but just like anything in life you are going to get what you pay for. When your […]

How to Request a Freight Quote

January 6th, 2017

This post outlines what information transportation companies need when a shipper requests a freight quote. It is always amazing to me how m any times I am asked a question such as, “What is my rate to ship from California to Florida?” Some variation of a question such as this is asked repeatedly by first […]

New Year, New Freight Strategy: Why to Ship Expedited

January 5th, 2017

As we enter into 2017, a lot of companies are assessing their freight program from last year and implementing strategies to make this year even more successful than the last. A lot of new companies will focus strictly on an attempt to lower costs. While I understand the allure of this, it is important not […]

What are Accessorials?

January 4th, 2017

A lot of times when companies are preparing their transportation budget for the year, they only take into account transportation costs and forget, or don’t know about, accessorial costs. Accessorials are the charges incurred on top of transportation costs. These can include charges such as Lift-Gate, AM or PM special, inside delivery, white glove, Etc… […]

What is a Known Shipper?

December 23rd, 2016

If you are a new to shipping airfreight you may have been asked if you are a known shipper or not. There is often a lot of confusion surround this question. The below posts aims to answer any questions you have regarding Known Shippers. After the tragic events of 9/11/2001, The US Department of Homeland […]

Air Freight CutOff Times

December 23rd, 2016

One of the questions I am asked all the time from shippers is “when is the cutoff time for air freight?” The short answer is it depends on who you use. A more detailed answer is provided in the post below. First things first. What is a cutoff time? A cutoff time is the latest […]

Air Freight: Freight Forwarder VS Integrator

December 23rd, 2016

There are two main types of companies who can provide air freight services, integrators and freight forwarders. The freight forwarder is a third party provider, often without assets such as planes, who arrange the transportation of your goods from pick up through to delivery. The integrator also arranges the delivery of your goods but also […]

Understanding Expedited Ground Freight Transit Times

December 20th, 2016

As we have discussed in previous posts, when using an expedited ground freight carrier such as ExpeditedFreightQuote.Com your transit times will be much less than other modes of ground transit. If you have not been in the logistics industry very long, you may wonder why some carriers have faster transit times to the same destination […]


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