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July 15, 2015

What is a 3PL?

3PL is an acronym for Third Party Logistics.  It is also commonly known as freight broker or transportation broker.  A 3PL is a person or company that arranges the shipment of cargo between the owner of the cargo and the transportation company who will be handling the cargo.  In other words, freight brokers are the middle man.   Read More

August 31, 2015

What is FTL or LTL Freight?

Definition

FTL is an acronym for Full Truck Load.  LTL is an acronym for Less than a Truckload. Both acronyms generally refers to the size of the shipment that will be placed within a refrigerated or dry van.   Read More

September 15, 2015

Container Cube

Find out what container cubes are, why they are important for shipping containers, and average container cubes and weight.  Read More