Author Archives: 1st Choice Logistics

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4 Factors Affecting the Price of Delivery

Predicting total delivery service costs might feel like guesswork, but this shouldn’t be the case. It is possible to provide your customers with an overall cost estimate before requesting a quote from a freight broker. Here are some factors to cons...

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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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The SmartWay Partnership Program

Did you know that FCL has been a SmartWay partner since 2016? SmartWay is an EPA program that helps companies evaluate and reduce their carbon footprint. As a SmartWay partner, a company is expected to track their emissions by measuring their fuel ef...

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How to Pick a Freight Broker

Shippers are looking for a number of values and criteria when they are looking to transport goods and use a freight broker. Price is an important criterion but beware of the broker who claims to have the lowest prices. Pricing is driven by carriers w...

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5 Strategies to Recover Time and Costs Caused by Global Shipping...

Fallout from 2020 continues to impact shippers globally due to container shortages, Covid related delays at ports, fluctuations in the cost of fuel, spikes in ocean shipping costs and increased volume. You may not be able to manage many of these vari...

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The Best Practices to Prevent Cargo Damage

Your business’ 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 also plays a role in your success. This is necessary to satisfy your cl...

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