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7 Components of an LTL Freight Quote

When is the last time you received an LTL freight quote and wondered, “Where did that number come from?” Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping can save companies a fortune in freight spend, but first you need to understand what components determine the cost. If you’re used to full truckload shipments you’re likely thinking in prices based on […]

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10 Strategies for Reducing Dwell Time

Whether you work in manufacturing, distribution, or retail, understanding dwell time is crucial for optimizing your supply chain efficiency and reducing costs. In today’s blog post, we will delve into the concept of dwell time and its significance in logistics operations. We also outline the ways it can impact your transportation costs and ten strategies […]

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FreightPlus Earns Top Spot as Fastest Growing Company in the Fast 50 Ranking by Boston Business Journal

Quincy, MA – The Boston Business Journal has ranked FreightPlus as the number one fastest growing private company in Massachusetts, improving upon FreightPlus’ second ranking in the 2022 BBJ Fast 50. “We are extremely honored to not only make the Boston Business Journal Fast 50 list, but to also be recognized as the fastest growing […]

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Brad Sutcliffe Joins FreightPlus as Manager, LTL Operations

Innovative managed transportation provider continues to invest in hiring and developing the best talent within the logistics space Quincy, MA— FreightPlus, a data-driven managed transportation solutions provider, announced Brad Sutcliffe has joined as Manager of LTL Operations. Sutcliffe brings a decade of successful logistics & supply chain management experience, spanning all departments of a freight […]

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EDI Connections: What You Need to Know

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has revolutionized the way organizations exchange business information, enabling seamless communication and enhanced efficiency. In this article, we will explore the fundamental aspects of EDI, including its history, specifications, and standards, providing a comprehensive overview of this technology. Additionally, we’ll cover the common misconceptions about setting up an EDI connection with […]

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LTL Accessorial Charges Explained

Are you a shipper who is new to the world of freight transportation? Do you know what LTL Accessorial Charges are and how they can impact your bottom line? Accessorial LTL charges are fees added to a freight shipment that go beyond the standard cost of transportation. These charges can be difficult to understand and […]

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Freight of All Kinds (FAK) Explained

When it comes to shipping goods, one of the most important factors to consider is the freight class. However, despite its significance, it is a topic that is often overlooked or misunderstood. Freight class is not only complex and deep, but it is also confusing and broad, leaving many people wondering how to find just […]

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3PL vs 4PL: 5 Differences

3PL vs 4PL In the modern globalized world of logistics, the shipper has more options than ever. In a market with thousands of third party logistics (3PL) providers it can be a daunting task figuring out which provider belongs where along each link of your supply chain. Added to that are a bevy of acronyms […]

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Freight Audit & Payment Process: The Role of a TMS

As a Managed Transportation Solutions provider, FreightPlus recognizes that efficient freight audit and payment processes are crucial for managing transportation costs. In today’s complex transportation landscape, businesses must navigate through various carrier contracts, invoices, and payment terms, which can lead to errors and discrepancies in invoicing and payment. This is where a Transportation Management System […]

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Shipper of Choice: A How To Guide

A term that’s been popularized is “shipper of choice.” A shipper of choice is just as it sounds, a shipper that carriers choose to do business with. Being a shipper of choice can mean the difference between your freight moving faster and at a more reasonable rate than your competitor. In fact. there are few […]

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