How Are LTL Freight Rates Calculated?

LTL freight rate calculations are complicated.  Most do not know all of the variables that are compiled to calculate a freight quote or freight rate.  Today we hope to bring you transparency to the process.

What is the Difference Between a Transportation Broker and a Transportation 3PL?

Capacity is tight and the market is in a bit of a panic right now.  The transportation industry always gets a little more introspective and innovative when capacity tightens. 

What is the Difference Between a Transportation Broker and a Transportation 3PL?

Do you know what the difference is between a Transportation Broker and a Transportation 3PL? The transportation industry always gets a little more introspective and innovative when capacity tightens.  Carriers have the pick of the freight they want to haul right now, so they are being choosy.  Several have been making declarations about who they […]

1st Quarter Transportation Trends

There are a variety of opinions floating around on why the truckload carrier market has been tightening over the last couple of months. 

FDA Proposed Rule to Insure Food Safety During Transportation

January 31, 2014 the FDA proposed a new rule to insure food safety during transportation. 

Food and Beverage Transportation – Organic

Here at Quick Transfer we move a lot of speciality products.  The transport and logistics of food is one of many commodities we have developed internal core competency in. 

Shippers – Would You Like Better Rates and Service?

Shippers | Quick Transfer Inc

Regardless of the size of your business, as a transportation professional on the shippers side of the industry, it is essential that you establish a core book of reliable freight brokers and carriers to service your supply chain. 

3PL Challenge

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2014 Truckload Predictions Summary – Diesel and Capacity

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What Is the price of diesel expected to do in 2014?

Will the $75,000 Freight Brokerage Insurance Requirement Impact Shippers?

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In 2012 a bill was signed into law that raised the amount of insurance a freight broker is required to carry from $10,000 to $75,000 annually.