08 Mar

Ground Force to the Rescue!

Imagine logging into your freight carrier’s website, only to find out their system is down and you have no idea where your cargo is.   In early 2021, a major carrier experienced a ransomware attack, leaving them unable to track their cargo, and therefore leaving customers with no information on their freight. As you…

07 Dec

How Has COVID-19 Affected Freight Shipping?

There’s no denying COVID-19’s impact. Millions of people around the world have fallen victim to the virus, good workers around the globe have lost their jobs, and many businesses are struggling to stay afloat.  The shipping industry has been tremendously affected by COVID-19, as public health measures to control the…

07 Dec

How to Save on Freight Rates in a Challenging Economy

If you’re like most businesses feeling the burden of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to make smart decisions for your bottom line. Logistics and supply chain management choices today have a direct impact on the future of your company, so knowing how to make the most cost-effective shipping decisions…

18 Nov

How We Use Logistics Technology to Get Sh*t Done

Logistics and technology go hand in hand. When it comes to getting your freight from point A to point B, working with an innovative logistics company can make all the difference in getting your goods to their destination safely and on time in order to please your customers and colleagues. …

09 Sep

Everything You Need to Know About Drayage

_________ What is Drayage? In its most basic form, drayage typically refers to the process of transporting containerized goods via truck before or after being moved on rail or ship. The drayage process may include trucking of container cargo from port to port, moving the cargo to or from a…

25 Aug

3 Necessities for Transporting Your Project’s Construction Materials

Working in the construction industry, keeping projects running according to plan is probably top of mind all the time. Whether you’re planning residential buildings, retail fit-outs or remodels, specialized industrial construction, or infrastructure and heavy construction, getting your materials where you want, when you need them is crucial to keeping…

25 Aug

White Glove Services with Ground Force Logistics

Oftentimes, when you’re shipping goods, the focus lies on getting goods from point A to point B as quickly as possible. As you likely know, many freight trucking companies only take responsibility for the movement of freight, with no added services or support. In actuality, transportation services can benefit from…

29 Jun

How Can Transloading Improve Your Bottom Line?

Your company’s supply chain and shipment routes are critical to ensuring maximum success for your business. Every move that your shipments take affects your bottom line. Oftentimes, it’s actually more cost-effective to use more than one mode of transportation to get your shipments to their destinations. What is Transloading? Modern…

25 Jun

Your 7-Step Guide to Stress-Free Hazmat Shipping

Hazmat materials are among the most difficult and regulation-heavy products to ship, with many rules and regulations you must follow to transport them. Any time you’re shipping hazardous materials, such as explosives, gases, or radioactive materials, follow these seven key steps to make the shipping process as safe and stress-free…

28 Jan

How to Estimate Freight Shipping Cost

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…

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