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Developing a Less-than-Truckload & Ecommerce Focused Shipping Strategy

Companies must embrace the combined nature of omnichannel to realize its benefits, and the same is true of combined less-than-truckload and e-commerce shipping strategies.

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Companies must embrace the combined nature of omnichannel to realize its benefits, and the same is true of combined less-than-truckload and e-commerce shipping strategies.

LTL carriers have always been seen as a way to navigate tight capacity in full truckload, but the increased use of LTL capacity today means the ability to respond to on-demand shipping is diminished.

As capacity becomes a greater commodity in LTL, shippers need to start working to expand their LTL carrier options and find the carriers that can move freight promptly and at the right price.

This exclusive, & educational white paper is for shippers who are accustomed to shipping LTL freight or are starting to ship more LTL freight, it addresses capacity woes, use of last-mile delivery, and how to choose the right LTL carrier.

This white paper is a must-read for shippers who are seeking information on the less than truckload pricing market in order to plan for 2019.

Higher driver turnover in 2019 will be inevitable, and with less than two months remaining in 2018, the best thing carriers and shippers can do today is to work on reducing the burden and stress on drivers.

Unfortunately, the use of Less-Than-Truckload DIM pricing is often overlooked for a simple reason; DIM pricing is usually associated with overnight shipping and parcels, not LTL.

This is a must-read for shippers who are either LTL shipping pros, new LTL shippers who are needing education, or those moving more freight to the LTL mode as Full Truckload feels the capacity crunch squeeze.

XPO Logistics expects to generate approximately $100 million in incremental operating profit over the next two years from proprietary less-than-truckload technologies.

Earlier today, global freight and logistics services provider XPO Logistics said it has rolled out four new technology efforts that serve as the “core” of its LTL (less-than-truckload) 2.0 optimization plan.

Shippers need to understand what’s contributing to a higher than usual Less-than-Truckload peak season and how to prepare for it and keep freight spend in check.

The LTL market will climb nearly 15 percent between Q4 of 2018 and 2019, but the uncertainty and gradual push away from FT to LTL, as well as intermodal shipping, could snap that prediction, ultimately, we are sure of one thing; LTL growth will continue.

As more shippers move away from full truckload, less than truckload demand will rise sharply, and rates will increase much faster than anticipated, so what makes LTL superior, and why exactly does LTL have extra capacity?

United Parcel Service Inc. is telling its customers to make alternative shipping plans in case of a Teamsters strike in its smaller freight division, where unionized workers are set to vote on the company’s final contract offer next week.

In this all-new e-book, we discuss the 8 core areas that Less-than-Truckload shippers can focus on in order to have more efficient LTL shipping practices.