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Author: Travis Barnier

The Mystery of Container Numbers Solved

Like snowflakes, every international shipping container in the world has a unique identifier - its number.  No two are

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Your Offshore Back-Office Can Answer Their Own Questions

If your back-office finance people are offshore then you know first-hand how communications slow down.  They're

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How to Get Your Drayage Invoices Paid Faster

Cash is king in all businesses, especially trucking.  When your customers question legitimate fees and extra charges

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Accurate Rate Quotes, the Rising Tide that Lifts all Shipments

Ball-park drayage rate quotes that might include only linehaul and fuel surcharge are causing a lot of wasted

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Carriers, Now You Can Truly Control Who Sees Your Rates

Carriers, when you send your tariff sheet to customers through email, you never know where it could end up, even in

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The Irony of Keeping Tariffs Secret

When $20 can make the difference whether you get a booking or not, it makes sense that carriers try to keep their rates

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Got the COGS flu?

Are you often caught between wanting to win shipments with low rates, and the fear of not knowing how much a pickup

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How to Calculate Drayage Rates

Drayage rate quotes are more complex and tend to be less accurate than other forms of transportation because there are

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