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Driving Down Unexpected Less-than-Truckload Transporation Costs

In the LTL world, that first freight quote doesn’t always reflect the final cost of moving goods from origin to destination.

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By LM Staff ·

Shippers and third-party logistics providers have been dealing with rising less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation costs over the last 2-3 years. In a world where costs continue to rise, the last thing you want is a lack of transparency, unexpected surprises and/or transportation costs that exceed those originally quoted.

These unplanned costs can be frustrating and may delay payment to carriers, impact service levels and impede operational efficiency.

Download this just released research brief and learn what our readers had to say about the impact of these LTL issues on their operations and the role that technology plays in helping them drive down unanticipated LTL charges.

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