Translogistics Blog

LTL Carriers Issue General Rate Increases ranging from 4.6%-6%

February 22, 2021

The following carriers have issued rate increases:

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September 28, 2020

As we head into the 4th quarter of what has been an unprecedented year in the freight markets, your team at Translogistics wanted to provide several KPI charts that help paint the picture of the current environment.  As you will see, all areas of global transportation are facing rate increases caused primarily by a sharp increase in demand and tight overall capacity.

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4 Key Functionalities in a TMS

February 10, 2020


Are you on the lookout for software that supports everyday logistics procedures? A transportation management system (TMS) is the driving force behind well-organized, interconnected supply chains. This technology aids with the execution of transportation, measurement and ongoing planning and is a necessity of contemporary logistics operations.

What should the ideal TMS software contain? Read about four of the most important TMS functionalities and why you should keep them in mind when selecting your next logistics solution.

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5 Most Common Types of Freight

February 7, 2020

How well do you know your freight? There’s more than one way to package and ship a product and for professionals new to the transportation industry and high-level executives looking to dive deeper into business operations, these shipping modes may seem endlessly confusing. However, there are a few core methods for shipping freight that will hopefully simplify your understanding of how a package gets from Point A to Point B (and sometimes Point C). Learning the different modes of transportation can help to provide cost savings.

Here’s a quick overview of the most popular types of freight and modes of shipping:

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Scott Joseph McDevitt II, MBA, CTB