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Mitigating shipping costs as the price of diesel fuel increases

Mitigating shipping costs as the price of diesel fuel increases

In October 2020, the price of diesel fuel was $2.39 a gallon. Fast forward to November 2021, that price has risen to over $3.72. In just a year’s time, the price of diesel fuel has increased by more than 55%, far more than products in many other markets. The sudden...

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The key to sourcing carriers during freight embargoes

The key to sourcing carriers during freight embargoes

Freight embargoes are not a new phenomenon in the U.S. logistics industry, but they have become more prominent in recent months, even as we make our way out of the closures and delays caused by the global impacts of COVID-19. Working through a freight embargo is...

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The best ways to reduce damages and freight claim ratios

The best ways to reduce damages and freight claim ratios

Freight claims and damage are impossible to avoid altogether; every single company that ships products will encounter them eventually. While a zero percent claims ratio is unheard of, this doesn’t mean companies can’t reduce the number of freight damages and claims...

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