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Improving On-Time Delivery Performance: Best Practices for Manufacturers and Shippers

In today’s fast-paced market, on-time delivery is more critical than ever. Whether you’re a manufacturer, shipper, or retailer, meeting delivery deadlines can make or break customer relationships. At Best Yet Express, we understand the importance of punctuality and reliability. Here are some best practices to improve on-time delivery performance for manufacturers and shippers. 1. Enhance […]

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What It Means to Be a True Asset-Based Carrier and the Advantages of Partnering with One

In the world of logistics and transportation, the term “asset-based carrier” often comes up, but what does it truly mean? Understanding this concept and its implications can significantly impact your business operations and decision-making process. Here, we delve into what it means to be a true asset-based carrier and the distinct advantages of working with

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Emerging Trends in Last Mile Delivery: Implications for Manufacturers and Shippers

In today’s fast-paced, consumer-driven market, the last mile delivery (yep, our specialty!) segment has emerged as a critical component of the supply chain. As e-commerce continues to grow exponentially, manufacturers and shippers must stay ahead of the curve by understanding and adapting to emerging trends in last mile delivery. These trends not only influence operational

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Navigating Peak Season Shipping: Tips for Manufacturers and Shippers

Understanding Peak Season Shipping: The Quiet Shipping Season (January – March): Freight demand is typically low, and capacity is abundant during this period. It’s an excellent time for manufacturers and shippers to review and optimize their processes in preparation for the busier seasons ahead. The Produce Shipping Season (April – July): As the weather warms

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Unveiling the various types of party logistics providers

Let’s delve into the fascinating world of logistics providers, exploring the various types and their roles in the supply chain ecosystem: Each type of logistics provider plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth flow of goods and information throughout the supply chain. Businesses should consider what level of support is appropriate for them. The

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Decoding Freight Classifications: Understanding the Key to Efficient Shipping

Freight classification is crucial in logistics to categorize goods, affecting shipping rates and handling. It’s guided by NMFC codes in the U.S., considering factors like density and special requirements. Proper classification ensures cost-effective, efficient transportation, carrier optimization, and regulatory compliance. Businesses benefit from thorough knowledge of this system for streamlined supply chain management.

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DEMYSTIFYING TRUCKING ACCESSORIAL FEES: A GUIDE TO SHIPPING SURPRISES – part 2

Embark on a whimsical logistics adventure with trucking accessorials, offering a fun blend of services from COD surprises to oversized pallet handling. Experience the teamwork of extra labor, pre-delivery notifications, creative marking, and personal residential deliveries. Logistics becomes entertaining with reweighing mysteries, sorted shipments, convention center dazzle, and restful storage. Every package’s journey is enhanced, making shipping as delightful as the destination.

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Demystifying Trucking Accessorial Fees: A Guide to Shipping Surprises!

Understanding trucking accessorial fees is crucial to avoid surprise costs on shipping invoices. Fees like Appointment, Attempt or Truck Order Not Used (TONU), Detention, Fuel Surcharges, Corrected BOL, Guaranteed Delivery, Inside Delivery, and Lift Gate are common and vary by contract. These charges compensate for extra services, delays, and operational tweaks. Stay informed to ensure cost-effective shipping.

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