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6 tips on how to safely ship temperature-sensitive freight

As extreme temperatures become the norm, shippers need to control for what they can more than ever when shipping temperature-sensitive freight. Learn how to move your freight safely in hot or cold weather.
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What to look for in a food and beverage carrier

When error can lead to contamination or spoilage, you need a food and beverage shipping provider you can trust. Learn what to look for in a food-grade carrier.
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Loading guide for intermodal containers moving to California and Nevada

Understand the restrictions and challenges for shippers and consignees in California and Nevada due to California's bridge law
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The benefits of shipping refrigerated freight with a dedicated provider

To help ensure an uninterrupted supply chain, using a dedicated provider can solve the biggest food and beverage challenges that put refrigerated freight—and the bottom line—at risk.
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Checklist for shippers: How to make freight more attractive to carriers

Securing reliable and economical freight can be a challenge, so it’s important for shippers to make their freight as attractive as possible.
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What is dedicated transportation?

By definition, a dedicated freight solution provides contracted, consistent capacity for your business’ shipping requirements. But the benefits don’t have to end there.
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What to look for in a dedicated carrier

There are a variety of factors to consider when selecting a dedicated carrier, but identifying the best provider for your unique needs will not only optimize the way you ship but add value across your business.
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What is full van truckload freight shipping?

Full van truckload is over-the-road transportation used for larger shipments that fills an entire 48’ or 53’ van trailer. Read more!
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Top reasons businesses choose Schneider flatbed shipping

Protect your cargo. Improve deliveries. Grow your business. These are the reasons why companies are choosing Schneider's dedicated flatbed shipping service-- the best flatbed transportation in the industry.
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Best practices for the transportation of hazardous materials

A lot goes into the transportation of hazardous materials, which amplifies the importance of working with a carrier that understands what it takes to deliver your HazMat safely. As a proven expert in hauling HazMat, Schneider’s Bulk division shares 4 ways your carrier can help you mitigate HazMat transportation risks.
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What is Power Only trucking?

Power Only trucking is a service in which third-party carriers pull Schneider trailers containing a shipper’s freight. It’s a simple way to increase capacity.
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Six ways Schneider can solve your transportation needs

Six reasons to choose Schneider's solutions, services and expertise to give you more control over your supply chain and move you forward. Read them here.
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Private fleet conversion: Delivering your brand like it's our business

Private fleet conversion powers your brand with a world-class fleet, detail-driven experts, and nationwide reach. Whether you’re looking to fully convert to a dedicated carrier or simply supplement your fleet, we offer the flexibility and control your business demands.
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5 steps to optimize your ocean carrier contract negotiations

Ensure a smoother supply chain by taking control of your ocean carrier contract negotiations. Come out of your negotiations on top, and with more control, visibility, flexibility, and access to the reliable capacity, your business requires with these 5 steps.
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Shipper Best Practices

Less-than-truckload (LTL) terms to know

Here is a list of less-than-truckload (LTL) terms and acronyms you will need to know when working with an LTL carrier or shipping provider.
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What is less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping

More than parcel, less than full truckload-- what exactly *is* less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping?
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How to compare less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers

Learn how to compare LTL carriers with these definitions and understandings.
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Factors that determine less-than-truckload (LTL) rates

What factors determine how the National Motor Freight Transportation Association (NMFTA) sets standard rates for every product shipped? Read more here