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Total Transport goes with FreightSnap

Total Transportation & Distribution, Inc. began in 1989 to provide Southern California with premier integrated transportation and distribution solutions. Total is a provider of both TL (truckload) and LTL (less than truckload) freight services. They lead the industry on the same day and next day delivery with efficiency and reliability. Total’s warehouse and fulfillment center can store and take computerized …

Clear Lane Freight Systems

Clear Lane Freight Systems was founded in 2012 by LTL (less than a truckload) industry veterans Tom Nagel and Ingi Torfason. The goal was to fill a need for economical long-haul LTL service. Ingi and Tom have the unique experience of having worked in both operations, quality, and sales management for major carriers for decades. Their insight into the industry, …

FreightSnap, More Than Just A Dimensioner Company

FreightSnap is dedicated to helping our customers improve their shipping process in every way that we can. From finding the right dimensioner for your process to finding the perfect place in your warehouse to install it, even integrating it with your existing software and devices. At FreightSnap we understand for a device to add to productivity, it not only needs …

Dimensioner Collaboration Provides Huge ROI

By the time Jaron Klopstein made his first call to FreightSnap he had a dilemma on his hands. Two of his freight management customers were being adversely affected by freight audits and billing adjustments.   Flexaust and Texcel Rubber manufactured and distributed large bulky items such as hoses and fittings, which required dimensioning to obtain accurate measurements. Both companies had complex …

FS Image Station Improving Freight Documentation

With the ever-increasing speed of technology and the ever-decreasing patience of customers, having accurate freight documentation is a necessity for having a smooth and effective shipping process. However, it can be a slow process and if done incorrectly can cost you time and money. Fortunately, the FS Image Station makes documenting freight more efficient, easy, and affordable.  With the FS …

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2018 Report – The High Costs of Congestion, Plus Possible Solutions

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released its 2018 report on the Cost of Congestion to the Trucking Industry, which showed that congestion caused nearly 1.2 billion hours of delay (the equivalent of 425,533 commercial truck drivers sitting idle for an entire working year) and cost the industry more than $74.5 billion in additional operational costs during 2016 alone. …

How to Deal with Seasonal Returns Our Top 6 Tips

Brace yourselves – the holiday returns season is coming – and it’s expected to be one of the busiest on record. How busy? According to Shopify’s 2018 Holiday Ecommerce Returns Guide, 8-10% of sales will be returned to brick and mortar stores, while online businesses can expect return rates between 20-30%, with a 50% return rate on “expensive” items. Further, in …

Tips to Save During the 2018 LTL Rush

While shoppers can expect to save this time of year, the opposite is true for those purchasing LTL services. As sales volumes increase so does the demand for LTL shipping, which leads to capacity crunches, and ultimately, higher-than-normal freight rates. This year, those pricing surges are expected to be even worse with fewer drivers on the road and retail sales …

5 Operational Ideas to Improve Warehouse Productivity

These days, we’re all obsessed with efficiency, and for good reason. Efficiency can help us maximize profits, cut back on mistakes, and even improve worker morale by creating a less stressful, safer work environment. So, how can we maximize efficiency inside the warehouse? These five ideas are a great place to start. Improve Communications When a process slows, or becomes …