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Things Are Heating Up – Do You Need Temperature Controlled Transportation For Your Products?

As we experience a brutally hot summer in many areas throughout the country, it’s the right time to highlight the importance of temperature controlled transportation to ensure the quality of your products and the safety of your customers. Your temperature controlled products are sold and ready to ship, you wouldn’t want to risk comprising the [...]

August 8th, 2019|

Food Transportation – What You Need to Know

Without fail, food transportation is a major topic of conversation at our booth every year at the Summer Fancy Food Show (Booth #1642 in 2019), and understandably so. Transportation is a major expense for food companies and can quickly become a major hassle to manage. Your customers want your products, and you need a way [...]

June 19th, 2019|

Transportation Missteps That Drive Retailer Distribution Centers Crazy

Are you shipping to UNFI, KeHE, Wakefern, C&S or another major retailer? Are you confident in your transportation provider’s ability to service your retailers’ distribution centers reliably and leave a good impression? As the last point between you and your retailers, your transportation provider must be on-point to help you avoid chargebacks, rejected loads, lost [...]

May 3rd, 2019|

Transporting Through Thick and Thin: How to Ensure That You Always Have Transportation Coverage for Your Shipments

The times are changing. The announcement of New England Motor Freight’s (NEMF) bankruptcy brings attention back to the volatility of the transportation industry. The transportation industry is complex, ever-evolving, and currently facing many hurdles. No matter how lean your manufacturing processes are or how well you manage your inventory, none of it matters if your [...]

February 28th, 2019|

Why Freight Class Matters

When it comes to less than truckload (LTL) transportation rates, accurate freight classification can be your best asset. By selecting the correct codes up front, you’ll avoid post-shipment reclassification charges from carriers. The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) system was developed as a standard to determine the shipment difficulty (transportability) of freight with varying specifications [...]

January 17th, 2019|

The 3 Benefits of Outsourcing Transportation Management – “The 3 Es”

The 3 Benefits of Outsourcing Transportation Management – “The 3 Es” Big decisions never come easy. Especially when the decision involves moving thousands of dollars' worth of freight across the country. With the growth of e-commerce and increases in consumer spending, transportation will only become more complex and more in demand. Your business will be [...]

December 6th, 2018|

Coast to Coast Dry LTL Consolidation Program

Coast to Coast Dry LTL Consolidation Program Click here to download the flyer        

November 6th, 2018|

When Disaster Strikes, Transportation Capacity Tightens

When Disaster Strikes, Transportation Capacity Tightens  A manufacturer unable to ship components from a disaster zone on the East Coast causes production delays on the West Coast. A warehouse hit by a disaster in the Southwest faces significant downtime before getting back up and running, which leads to inventory shortages throughout the country. The unpredictability [...]

October 18th, 2018|

How to Navigate Today’s Less Than Truckload (LTL) Market

How to Navigate Today’s Less Than Truckload (LTL) Market In a perfect world, consumers would be on a constant purchasing frenzy and every company would receive orders for Full Truckload (FTL) quantities. However, with consumer preferences becoming more dynamic, product lines becoming more diverse, lead times shrinking and retailers working on Just-In-Time (JIT) inventories, Less [...]

September 5th, 2018|

Continental Logistics’ 35th Anniversary

July 1st, 2018, Edison, NJ –  Founded on July 1st, 1983, Continental Logistics was initially developed to service freight from Tyler Distribution (Port Jersey Logistics’ warehousing operation) outside of the Northeast region, which wasn’t being handled by the existing Port Jersey Transportation operation. By providing nationwide transportation coverage, Continental filled in service gaps allowing the [...]

July 1st, 2018|
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