Category Archive: Freight Management

  • Freight Management Best Practices for Less Than Truckload Claims

      Claims management is one of most challenging processes in freight management.   The claims process for less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments is challenging for freight management. LTL freight carriers transport smaller shipments from multiple shippers on a single truck. Like any shipping method, cargo can be damaged, lost, or delayed during transit. Misunderstanding the rigors of […]

  • Fulfillment of Your Supply Chain + Freight Management

    Supply chain fulfillment is a critical aspect of business operations that focuses on the efficient and timely delivery of products or services to customers. It encompasses all the processes involved in freight management from the point of origin to the final destination, ensuring that customer orders are fulfilled accurately and on time. The supply chain fulfillment […]

  • A Guide to LTL Freight

    Sometimes it’s important to slow down from the speed of the supply chain to focus on the basics. Here is your quick guide to less-than-truckload (LTL) freight. With LTL freight, the shipper pays only for the space their shipment occupies on a truck rather than the entire truck’s cost, making it a more cost-effective option […]

  • What Are the Benefits of 3PL Providers?

    Third-party logistics providers, or 3PL providers, offer a way to support your supply chain operations. Whether they act as a supplemental part of your freight management team or as a partner to outsource your logistics, a 3PL provider can help leverage supply chain solutions at a grander scale. Along with freight services such as truckload […]

  • What is Power Only Trucking?

    Power Only Trucking – The Solution to Your Labor Issues A call comes in around 7:00 pm, “I need a power only truck in Houston tomorrow morning.” The FLI team is off and running to find a driver with a tractor to be at the distribution center by 4:00 am. The driver and tractor are […]