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Which Factors Affect Your LTL Shipping Charges?

Less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping is a term that is used for transporting small freight, generally items that weigh 150 pounds or less. If you are planning to transport LTL items, then you may be wondering how much it will cost. There are a few different factors that will affect how much you are charged for LTL…

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The Human Cost of Amazon’s Rapid Delivery Services

Every day, Amazon ships millions of packages around the United States. The Seattle-based company, one of the most powerful and influential businesses in the world, is known for its emphasis on speedy delivery. However, it has been charged that Amazon’s focus on fast delivery has compromised its delivery drivers’ safety. Building a delivery empire Founded…

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Xcel Delivery Recently Featured as a Success Story in OpenForce Article

Xcel Delivery was recently featured as a “Success Story” in an OpenForce Article! Tim Cocchia, COO of Xcel Delivery, was featured discussing the impact OpenForce has made in the success of the business.  Companies that utilize independent contractors (ICs) know the benefits usually outweigh the costs. But challenges do exist, whether you’re trying to track…

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Why Delivery and Logistics Services Are Still Up and Running in the COVID-19 Outbreak 

Arizona has joined the growing list of states that have banned all non-essential businesses from continuing operations in order to limit the spread of coronavirus. Following Governor Ducey’s March 23rd executive order, many businesses face uncertainty about whether vendors and partners will remain open. In addition, businesses are questioning their supply chains and available delivery…

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What Is Inside Delivery?

The logistics industry has its own unique set of terms that you should become familiar with if you plan to open a business that requires a great deal of shipping. One of those terms is “inside delivery.” Of course, if you’re ever unsure about any terms you might come across when shipping freight you can…

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The Role of E-Commerce in Increasing LTL Shipping

There is no question that the rise of e-commerce has significantly transformed the global marketplace. In fact, the majority of all individuals in the U.S. have engaged in some sort of online shopping, whether from a mobile phone or computer. Online shopping is simply more convenient for consumers, who might not have time to run…

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Quick Tips for Fashion Inventory Management

Whether you run a small Etsy shop or a major e-commerce site that exports globally, there’s a good chance you’ve run into some challenges regarding fashion inventory management. The fashion industry in particular is plagued with problems related to the rapid turnover of fashion trends and seasonal wear. Plus, for every item that you sell,…

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Coronavirus & Our Deliveries

As concern over the spread of the coronavirus deepens, here are some things we think you should know about our deliveries: — First, it is highly unlikely that the virus could be transmitted from the surface of a package –  According to the World Health Organization(WHO) “It is very unlikely that the virus will persist…

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A Look at Freight Accessorials and How to Avoid Them

There are many factors that determine freight delivery charges. Two of the most obvious ones are the distance the freight must travel and the freight class that applies. However, there are other, more subtle issues that can affect your freight charges, including freight accessorials. Here’s everything you need to know about freight accessorials and how…

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