Roadrunner Freight Blog

Jan

03

2020

Understanding NMFC Numbers

There are a (quite literally) a lot of moving parts in the transportation industry, and NMFC updates are no exception! Keep reading to learn more about NMFC numbers and the importance of understanding the updates.

Jan

03

2020

4 Best Practices for Winter LTL Shipping

Shipping LTL in the winter can be tricky due to weather delays. Keep reading to learn some best practices for LTL shipping in the winter!

Dec

27

2019

4 Ways to Save On LTL Shipping in 2020

With the new year beginning, LTL shippers around the nation are crunching numbers and examining partnerships to figure out how they're going to meet their new transportation budget.

Dec

23

2019

3 Ways to Save By Knowing Your NMFC Numbers

NMFC updates happen every quarter and are crucial for all shippers to be aware of, as it directly impacts your freight spend.

Nov

18

2019

5 Benefits of Using a TMS

Imagine being able to improve your productivity, cost savings and shipment visibility with one piece of technology. With a Transportation Management System (or TMS), shippers can take complete control over their transportation spend and make the best decision for each individual shipment.

Oct

15

2019

4 LTL Budgeting Tips for 2020

With 2020 fast approaching, managing cost control in a company’s transportation spend is high on everyone's mind. Budgeting software can be pricey, but rest assured that your existing partnerships in the transportation industry can actually save you money in 2020!

Oct

08

2019

What is a TMS?

Do you wish you had a detailed insight into your annual freight spend and carrier rates? Or often find yourself wondering if there is an easier way for you to keep track of your documents for shipment tracking, invoices and potential shipment claim information?

Oct

03

2019

7 Reasons Why You Need a TMS

Do you find yourself spending too much time shopping around for LTL rates? Or calling multiple carriers for tracking updates? Making the best business decision for each shipment often means using multiple carriers, but how do you keep track of the different documents, rates and information?

Jul

29

2019

Origin Consolidation vs. Hub and Spoke

When shipping LTL freight, it is crucial to understand the distribution model of each carrier and how it impacts various factors of LTL shipping.

Jul

17

2019

What is the difference between EDI and API?

When coordinating the movement of freight, shippers need a reliable way of exchanging data and carriers must comply with consumers' demands for increased visibility and transparency. Two of the most common solutions to this requirement is by utilizing EDI or API Integrations.