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How to Choose a Freight Broker, Part IV: Communication

Shippers need to consider a number of factors when choosing a freight broker. As mentioned in our previous post, there are several factors that can affect the price and delivery of 3PL services. When these one or more of these variable factors occur,...

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How to Choose a Freight Broker, Part II: Customer Service

Shippers need to look for a number of criteria when choosing a freight broker to transport goods. Customer service can be a major differentiator between freight brokers. But of course, no one would ever admit that they provide lousy service. The best...

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How to Choose a Freight Broker, Part I: Partner Networks

Shippers need to look for a number of criteria when choosing a freight broker to transport goods. Often, a shipper’s first question will be “How much?” But while price is an important factor, low rates don’t always translate into high satisfa...

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3 Ways to Streamline Your Logistic Services

Whether you’re home-based business or large corporation, some outside logistics expertise can always help. Here are some quick logistics tips to help you deliver your product more efficiently: Set strict cutoffs on confirmed orders and related pape...

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4 Ways to Prevent Cargo Damage

Your business’s reputation isn’t only dependent on the products and services you provide. The arrival of the goods in excellent condition to the customer’s hands is also a sign of success. Consider these factors to avoid unnecessary expenditure...

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FCL celebrates being a TIA Member

Did you know? FCL is Performance Certified by the Transportation Intermediaries Association! The Transportation Intermediaries Association, or TIA, is a third-party logistics advocacy organization that helps 3PL’s, brokers, and carriers become the ...

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