Between USPS, parcel shipping services, consolidated freight, and the emergence of peer-to-peer shipping networks, it may seem like you have endless options when it comes to getting your things from Point A to Point B. Read on to learn the difference between consolidated freight and peer-to-peer shipping.
Meet Tobey, a 1,400-pound solid bronze bear statue—one of only eight in existence, worth approximately $70,000. Owner Tom needed Tobey moved across the country. He contacted TSI to manage the relocation and logistics of this long distance move. But there was a catch—Tom needed to get the statue out in just 4 days. Gauntlet thrown, we went to work.
Whether you’re moving, settling an estate, or gifting furniture to far-flung friends and family, sending belongings across the country can feel like an ordeal. There are a number of ways you can transport furniture, and which one is the most affordable will depend on a few different variables.
Properly loading a trailer and weighing a truck's cargo is one of the most important parts of coordinating any shipment. Kevin Hill from Quality Scales Unlimited joins to help you understand the importance of weighing cargo, as well as how to ensure your cargo is properly loaded and distributed.
Moving to a new space, updating your furniture, or simply unloading some stuff? Make sure your goods are protected and prepared for transport using our shipping checklist, plus free downloadable printable.
Shipping can be expensive, and if you don't know what you're doing, it can be easy to accidentally add to that expense. If you've never used freight shipping before or if you're unfamiliar with the process, you may miss an important step or make the wrong selection, which can lead to delays and result in the incorrect handling of your shipment.
Even experienced shippers routinely shoot themselves in the foot by making small errors, so whether you're well-versed at freight shipping or trying it for the first time, stay on top of every step by learning how to avoid these common mistakes.
Like any industry, freight shipping is affected by external factors and trends. Find out more about current freight shipping logistic trends and market trends that could impact your shipping and business needs.