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Cut Your Transportation Costs with the “Van or Reefer” Option

Question: When does it make sense to send a non-refrigerated shipment in a refrigerated (reefer) truck? Answer: When you can ship product with a proven carrier using quality equipment on your schedule at a reduced cost. Reefer trucks often return empty and would rather get paid for a non-refrigerated return… Read More

Get Your Shipping Down Cold: Reefer Best Practices

Shipping temperature-sensitive items requires careful planning, modern equipment, and excellent service to ensure that your refrigerated products arrive in perfect condition. Refrigerated or “reefer” trucks transport temperature-sensitive products, including food, flowers, cosmetics, medicine, hazardous chemicals, fine art, and more. Even the slightest fluctuation in temperature can put the safety and… Read More

Which Transportation Mode Is Best for You?

Choosing the right mode of transportation is paramount to the safe and timely delivery of your shipments. Here’s how to find the right mode for your needs. Full truckload, box trucks, reefers vans – when it comes to freight transportation, the options are seemingly endless. The right transportation for your… Read More

Monthly Transportation Summary: September 2021

SONAR's Monthly Report is a gold-standard of industry analytics. Below is a summary of September’s report along with our observations. Key points: Truck driver shortages are expected to be in issue indefinitely The rise in tender rejection rates is another key factor in rising trucking costs Additional supply chain capacity… Read More
FreightWaves from SONAR

How to Ensure On-Time Freight Deliveries in Q4

As Q3 comes to a close, time is running out to prepare for Q4, avoid supply chain disruptions, truck driver shortages, COVID-19 issues, and more. Freight planning throughout the year helps to streamline your logistics, strategize potential obstacles that may arise, and mitigate risks of late deliveries, fees and more.… Read More