How You Can Decrease Detention Time

What is detention? Detention is when a carrier is detained—hence the name “detention”—at a shipper’s or receiver’s while they are waiting to be loaded or unloaded. After a certain amount of time (usually after two hours), the carrier will request a detention fee for the delay. So obviously, it’s something you want to avoid in order to save money. How can you minimize the amount of detention in your supply [...]

How You Can Decrease Detention Time2020-07-09T09:44:20-04:00

Why Was I Billed for This?: Five of the Most Common Accessorial Charges

Have you ever noticed that adulthood is just a constant loop of you asking yourself, “Where did my money go?” No? Still, if you notice some extra charges on your freight invoice, you’re going to want to know why. An accessorial charge may be added to your bill for services that go beyond normal pickup and delivery. Here are five of the most common accessorial charges you might face. [...]

Why Was I Billed for This?: Five of the Most Common Accessorial Charges2020-07-09T09:50:25-04:00