Cheap Pallet Wrap Can Cost More in Terms of Damage to Freight

UK – EUROPE – According to pallet wrapping specialists Golden Valley, there is anecdotal evidence which suggests that Police forces across mainland Europe are robustly enforcing laws on cargo security which require anyone transporting palletised loads to be able to demonstrate that the pallet wrap used to secure each pallet has been applied to measurable […]

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Q Ship USA Exhibiting at Upcoming Trade Show Kosherfest

Q Ship USA is exhibiting at various B2B Trade Shows all over the USA. At this time we are happy to announce attendance at the 2014 Kosherfest Tradeshow, November 11th & 12th in Secaucus, NJ. Upcoming B2B tradeshow Kosherfest, at Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ, is most important for businesses in the kosher food […]

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Shipping Fun Facts

Did you know??   The trucking industry logs in a year an estimated 432.9 billion miles – enough to circle the world 17 million times!   There are about 15.5 million commercial trucks in the United States. If U.S. trucks stacked end to end they would exactly reach the moon!  (240,000 mi)   The trucking […]

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The Trucking Industry – A fast growing trade.

Trucking continues to be the dominant mode of freight transportation in the United States. In 2012 trucks moved 9.4 billion tons of freight which is equivalent to 68.5 percent of all domestic shipments. The trucking industry has an optimistic future ahead; a combination of low inflation, a growing housing market, a recovering stock market, and […]

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A History of Trucking

Think you know everything about the trucking industry? Below are some interesting facts you may not have known; from the history of the first tractor trailer to interesting tidbits that will spark any truck lover’s interest. The First Tractor Trailer The first tractor trailer was invented in 1914 by Charles Fruehauf, who was a German-American […]

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Truckload Rates May Not Trend Down for Long

Truckload Rates May Not Trend Down for Long Shipping rates are dropping, which is typical for this time of year. Mid August is the time of transition. After Independence Day all the fruit and patriotic merchandise has been delivered and consumed, and the growing season has come to an end in Florida, South Texas, Southern […]

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