Insights

Whether you’re shipping freight for the first time or are arranging shipments daily, it’s inevitable you’ll run into a question you don’t have the answer to. Melton Logistics is here to help! Check out these articles that detail the ins and outs of the transportation industry, written by our team with combined decades of experience in logistics.

Navigate Freight Rates: Factors that Affect Shipping Costs

Navigate Freight Rates: Factors that Affect Shipping CostsMelton Logistics - 02/08/2024If you’re looking to get your freight shipped for a good price, it’s important to know what factors can cause your shipping rates to increase or decrease. These price changes can...

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Managing Fuel Costs: Tips for Shippers & Carriers

Managing Fuel Costs: Tips for Shippers & CarriersMelton Logistics - 02/01/2024Rising fuel costs have long been a concern for transportation and logistics professionals. Since 2020 and the emergence of COVID, spikes in the cost of fuel have disrupted the global...

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Learn About Logistics Jobs: Carrier Manager

Learn About Logistics Jobs: Carrier ManagerMelton Logistics - 01/25/2024The logistics industry plays a HUGE role in our economy. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, in 2021, an average of 53.6 million tons of freight was moved each day worth about $54...

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Tips to Make Your Cross-Border Shipping Experience Easier

Tips to Make Your Cross-Border Shipping Experience EasierMelton Logistics - 01/18/2024Cross-border shipping refers to the transportation of goods across international borders. Over $3.02 BILLION worth of products traversed the border between just the United States and...

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Advantages to Non-Asset Based 3PLs

Advantages to Non-Asset Based 3PLsMelton Logistics - 01/18/2024Most businesses would rather focus on their core business activities than spend their valuable time and resources managing every step of their supply chain. 3PLs like Melton Logistics are here to help you...

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