Freight Transportation

Freight Transportation Articles & Information

This collection of articles focus on freight transportation and freight transportation services. Topics include asset based freight transportation , and a glossary of freight terms. Other specific topics have included the advantages of LTL freight shipping, and factors affecting ground transportation.

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What Is Container Destuffing and Why Is It Important?
Container destuffing refers to the unloading of containers and freight for further transport or storage or processing. Read more here.
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Choosing a Calgary Partner for Shipping and Logistics
Pacific Coast Distribution has a brand new Calgary office and warehouse opening soon for your shipping, logistics, and warehouse needs. Read more here.
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Challenges of Refrigerated Transport
Refrigerated container transport is much more complicated than container transport that is not refrigerated. Read about that here.
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How Your Shipping and Logistics Partner Helps You Transport Goods Over the US/Canada Border
How Your Shipping and Logistics Partner Helps You Transport Goods Over the US/Canada Border. Read more here.
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Advantages of Asset-Based 3PL Companies for Shipping and Distribution
For shipping & logistics there are some advantages to using an asset-based 3PL company. Control is the biggest advantage. Read more here.
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Refrigerated Trailer Transport: What to Know
Refrigerated transport requires specially equipped trailers that can keep products cold and within a narrow temperature range. Read more here.
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Advantages of LTL Shipping
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Advantages of LTL Shipping
November 29th, 2022 in Freight Transportation
LTL shipping offers some significant economic advantages to clients able to ship in smaller batches. Read more here.
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Get Ready for Winter: All About Heated Freight Transportation
Learn about “protect from freeze” transport, & the equipment used to make it happen. We explain it to you in the get-ready-for-winter blog. Read more here.
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The Advantages of Choosing Pacific Coast Distribution, LTD, for Shipping and Logistics
Pacific Coast Distribution, LTD, has some important advantages in shipping and logistics over its competitors. Read more here.
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What Is Dangerous Goods Freight?
Shipping dangerous goods freight is regulated by Transport Canada, is more complicated than normal shipping, and requires special protocols. Read more here.
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Top Factors Affecting Ground Transportation Costs This Spring
Lack of drivers, weather problems, and spiking oil prices are all affecting ground transportation costs for shippers this spring. Read more here.
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What Is Consolidation and Deconsolidation?
Consolidation and deconsolidation are technical terms used in shipping and logistics. Consolidation means combining several smaller shipments into one shipment, and deconsolidation is the opposite.
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What is Drayage in Shipping and Logistics
In shipping and logistics, drayage is an important concept. Most clients need it at least some of the time if not all the time. But what is it exactly?
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A Glossary of Freight Terms
Previously in our blog, we defined a few terms from our industry. We wanted to take some time to define a few more terms for those who may not be familiar with the trucking, transportation, and freight world.
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Asset based freight brokers are a popular choice for shippers who decide to use a freight broker for their loads. An asset based freight broker is a company that has their own equipment that is needed to move and store freight
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When it comes to logistics, there are a number of terms and phrases thrown around on a daily basis that (to an outsider) may sound like complete gibberish. We have compiled a list of some of the most common phrases
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Refrigerated container transport and warehousing are essential considerations for anyone working in industries involving perishable goods. Whether the items in question are food, pharmaceutical products, medical, or life science products
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