LTL Freight Center Ad #2: The Artwork of Low LTL Rates

Everyone Advertises Low LTL Rates In this brief video, we tie together the three ways our customers save big: Low Rates Great Carrier Services Customer Service In our experience, number 3 saves our customers the most. From the first handshake to regular logistics reviews, we uncover – and eliminate – a lot of hidden expenses … Read more

When it Comes to Shipping, LTL Rates Come Second

as originally published on LinkedIn… LTL rates get a lot of attention. Understandably, customers who need to move freight want the lowest LTL rates they can find. When marketing, freight companies talk about low rates. But a rates-first approach guarantees higher costs. To make the most of an LTL rate, a shipper needs to put … Read more

Should I Outsource My Houston Trucking Needs to a Logistics Broker?

Should I Outsource My Houston Trucking Needs to a Logistics Broker? As Hamlet said, “To outsource, or not to outsource / That is the question.” Well, okay maybe Hamlet didn’t say that, but he would have been just as right if he did. In my more than twenty years shipping product internationally and as a … Read more

3 Pokemon GO Revelations That Can Help Company’s Cut Costs (Shipping Too!)

The Pokemon GO craze has revealed a critical fact about our world.  We need to put technology where it belongs and get back to the business of living.  While that may seem like an individual choice, the fact is businesses who apply this same principle stand to cut their costs and increase revenues. I see … Read more

How Fireworks Simplified Truckload Logistics

As another Fourth of July approaches, I was thinking about how much fireworks and truckload logistics really go together. You see, when I was a kid, I loved Fourth of July fireworks displays.  Today, the big explosions of color and sound are an inseparable part of the day.  Of course, as much as Independence Day … Read more

What to Look for in a 3PL and Freight Broker

Houston sends and receives so much freight, it’s no wonder so many freight brokers and 3PLs use it as their base.  As a Houston freight broker, one question I often hear is ‘What’s the difference from one company to another?’  Here’s what I recommend every business look at when evaluating a freight broker. Seasoned Management … Read more

5 Reasons to Choose Partial Truckload over LTL

Consider partial truckload the next time you have an LTL shipment.  Also called load-to-ride and volume LTL, it can offer substantial benefits over LTL. Before we get to why, let’s take a look at the two requirements of a partial truckload shipment.  It needs to consist of at least three pallets.  The defined size runs … Read more