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Logistics Tip Sheets

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We know understanding all the ins and outs of your logistics can be challenging. We've spent 20 years honing these skills and have captured the knowledge in these easy-to-follow downloadable sheets.


Billing Terms & Corrections

Accurate Billing Terms, Fewer Billing Corrections

Accurate billing terms are essential, as they dictate everything from rates to who pays. If you have the correct terms, you won’t need corrections.

 
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Claims

Helpful Tips for the Best Freight Claim Outcomes

Claims must be submitted to the carrier within 9 months of delivery date or anticipated delivery date (for lost shipments).

 
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Freight Classes

Freight Classification for LTL: What it is and best practices

Why does freight class matter? Because proper classification saves time and money. Avoiding the time and expense of a carrier reclassing your freight streamlines your shipping. And packaging your shipment to allow for the lowest class possible affects your rate.

 
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Freight Classes Table

Class Name / Samples / Weight Per Cubic Foot / Cost

Freight Classes table of the most common goods and classes

 
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Freight Disputes

Dealing with Freight Charge Disputes

Freight shipping is all about managing variables and anticipating costs. But what happens when you are assessed unexpected charges that you don’t think are correct? You dispute the fee.

 
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On-Time Performance

OTP: The ins and outs

You're probably familiar with On-Time Performance (OTP), as carriers report on it frequently. We'll show that what's involved goes beyond if a shipment hit on time or not, and how you can contribute to raising the percentage of your on-time deliveries.

 
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Quotes & Pickups

How to avoid delays and double work

Logistics is all about speed and efficiency. IL2000 and carriers play a significant role in keeping shipments moving, but there are things you can do to ensure your quotes and scheduled pickups go as planned.

 
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