How to Estimate Freight Shipping Cost

How to Estimate Freight Shipping Cost

January 28, 2020

It’s a common question, but that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily simple. Even when using a shipping cost estimator or a freight class calculator, there are things to consider. The output is only as good as the input, and there are quite a few factors involved – each with their own variables to complicate and confuse

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The Difference Between Freight Forwarders and Freight Brokers

January 21, 2020

If you find yourself getting these two seemingly similar titles confused from time to time, don’t worry. You’re not alone. Some people, and even some companies, use them simultaneously without much distinction. But a freight broker and a freight forwarder do very different things. And although you may have seen the names on the sides

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6 Benefits of Using a Freight Broker

November 25, 2019

As a freight broker, Ground Force is able to provide immense value to our clients. Instead of having to manage the multiple aspects of shipping and freight coordination, we are able to step in and handle the shipping process start to finish.  As a trusted partner, we handle everything from planning shipments, to finding the

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Cargo Insurance: LTL vs Truckload

November 18, 2019

Each time you send off a new truckload shipment, you trust the carrier to get your product from point A to point B seamlessly. But, that’s not always the case. In fact, about $1 billion of damage loss occurs every year in the United States alone. This damage can often result in delayed timelines, upset

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