Why the Unishippers Worldwide Express Merger Will Cost You

As originally published on LinkedIn… Another merger and more bad news for shipping customers. In a previous post I wrote about five ways mergers cost businesses. In it I cited mergers in banks and airlines, but seriously, regardless of the industry, has any merger benefited customers more than shareholders? The recent Unishippers and Worldwide Express … Read more

LTL Freight Center Ad #3: Supply Chain Logistics Music Video

Supply Chain Logistics Should be Fun! At LTL Freight Center, we believe the serious business of supply chain logistics, LTL freight and truckload shipping should also be fun! That led us to feature this talented shipping container as it sings this well-known song along its journey.   If you’d like your supply chain logistics to … Read more

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

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

Sweet Deal: LTL Freight Center LLC now offers Cargo Insurance for LTL and Truckload

We’ve got a new service to offer, and it’s a pretty sweet deal. You see, we just added Cargo Insurance by UPS Capital Insurance Company.   We can insure any shipment…with any carrier…to anywhere.  Whether you ship from Houston or need to bring freight into Houston, we’ve got you covered. Here’s where the deal gets really … Read more