Why Florida is the Best Place for Logistics Companies

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QuickLoad to attend 2017 FTA Annual Conference

The Florida Trucking Association’s (FTA) Annual Conference is taking place on August 3–4, 2017 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida, and QuickLoad is excited to be attending. The two days will be spent alongside industry leaders as well as participating in seminars and workshops that will focus on trucking technologies, logistics, and driver accomplishments. The FTA is the trusted voice: Promoting and protecting the interests of Florida’s … Continue reading QuickLoad to attend 2017 FTA Annual Conference

Empty Miles, Empty Wallet

There are two words no logistics professional likes to hear: empty miles. If a truck completes a delivery and returns back home 500 miles away with an empty container, it drove 500 empty miles. The term refers to the distance traveled while generating no income. Empty miles are a waste of fuel, time, and money. They make supply chains sluggish and inefficient. Although they affect carriers more … Continue reading Empty Miles, Empty Wallet

Planning ahead: the secret of saving on accessorials

Accessorials can cost you. That’s no secret. As its name suggests, accessorials are charges or fees brought by additional or unexpected services provided by your carrier. Here are just a couple of things that can trigger accessorial fees: Use of liftgates Some carriers charge extra for using their truck’s liftgate to raise or lower cargo. Oversized items If your item is longer than a specified … Continue reading Planning ahead: the secret of saving on accessorials