Freight glossary in Spanish, English and French
Even if most of the logistics professionals communicate in English as a neutral language for trade business, it is always nice to establish commercial relationships with a team able to [...]
Freight rates forecast for 2021: What can we expect?
Freight rates have increased during the last year. Why did this happen, and what can we expect for the rest of 2021? Three main situations are changing this year’s forecast: 1. The container [...]
Ground transportation outlook for Q1 2021 in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico
While the pandemic of COVID-19 keeps going and it’s economic impact has become visible, the forecasts for ground transportation in 2021 aren’t conclusive. The USMCA, the new administration in the [...]
How to calculate linear feet for shipping and choose the right freight service?
Why is it important to know how many linear feet your cargo occupies in the trailer? It is important to calculate the linear feet of your shipment because this measure will determine the freight [...]
4 ways to reduce costs on freight transport – A guide for SMEs
SMEs and exportation in North America SMEs constitute a very dynamic group in the North American economy. In Canada, SMEs represent 54.2% of the economic output produced by the business sector. [...]
Guide to the partial truckload services between Mexico, the United States and Canada
This guide will help you understand how the partial truckload service works between Mexico, the United States, and Canada. We address the following topics: What is partial truckload freight [...]
Understanding trucking terms: Headhaul, Deadhead and Backhaul – in North America
Understanding trucking terms is useful to help you understand shipping fees and shipping operations. In this post, we explain what the trucking terms “headhaul”, [...]