QuickLoad announces Quick Quotes & New Container Services for Shippers

Quickload, an online logistics platform designed to connect shippers with trucking companies, will make its debut appearance at The Great American Trucking Show later this month. Quickload will be located in booth #30019 and encourages all attendees to stop by to learn about the company and its in-house technology. “We are thrilled to meet and collaborate industry leaders at this year’s Great American Trucking Show. We are excited … Continue reading QuickLoad announces Quick Quotes & New Container Services for Shippers

A Brief History of Containerization

As logistics professionals, it’s hard to imagine life without shipping containers. But while it may seem that the ubiquitous steel boxes have been the backbone of supply chains around the world, it turns out that containerization — the way of shipping intermodal freight using standardized containers — is a fairly recent innovation. Even though the concept of containerization is centuries-old, the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) … Continue reading A Brief History of Containerization

Know your trailer

Not all trailers are created equal. There’s an ideal type of trailer for each shipment, and knowing which trailer works best in advance can save you headaches and delays in the long run. Let’s take a look at advantages and disadvantages the three main types of truck trailers. Dry Van This is probably the most common kind of trailer out there. Dry vans are versatile and can … Continue reading Know your trailer