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SunteckTTS andMillerCoors Team Up for California Wildfire Relief Efforts

August 6 – Frisco, TX – SunteckTTS, a leading provider of agent‐based, multi‐modal transportation solutions, and MillerCoors, a leading brewing company, have partnered to donate and deliver 20 pallets of canned water to Northern California as part of the Red Cross relief efforts for the recent wildfires in the state. The Carr Fire, which has

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LTL 101:Clean BOLs

When shipping LTL freight, you must make sure your BOLs are clean and precise prior to sending them to your shippers. Extra language in the special instructions section of BOLs only causes billing issues. Take a look at the below examples where the BOLs are very busy and not easily readable: Let’s stop putting so

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LTL 101:Unexpected Charges

Did you know that many customers get invoiced at a much higher rate due to their shipments being “hit” with Cubic Capacity, Exceeds Linear Feet, or Oversize Dims? All three of these things are different and very expensive so pay close attention to what your customer is shipping. Cubic Capacity This is when a shipment

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LTL 101:Pick-ups and Deliveries

This week we are covering some of our top tips for easy, efficient, and cost-effective pick-up and delivery tips. Pick-Ups: Any pick-up (P/U) entered after 2:30 PM local time should be called into the carrier to insure availability, otherwise the request will roll over to the next day Lift Gate P/Us must be called into the

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LTL 101:Delivery Expectations & PODs

Last Blog we discussed educating our shippers in order to ensure our BOL is set up correctly and to avoid a possible dispute with the carrier regarding our invoice. This week we want to discuss educating our consignees so they know what to expect at the time of delivery. It is very important to educate

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Training Tuesday:Preparation Before the Sales Call

How many times have you been confronted by a salesperson that knows nothing about you or your business? Did they launch into a barrage of “situation” questions and expect you to answer all of them? Or, worse yet, the salesperson didn’t ask any questions, but instead jumped right into their presentation about something that you

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LTL 101:BOL Basics

This week revisits educating our shippers in order to ensure our BOL is set up correctly and to avoid possible disputes with the carrier regarding our invoice. Did you know LTL carriers employ “weight & inspection coordinators” whose sole responsibility is to catch the “bad guys” who list an inaccurate weight or class on their

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Training Tuesday:Building to the Sale

A good initial approach to a prospective customer is a crucial part of the sales presentation. All the selling skills in the world won’t matter if you don’t get your foot in the door. A lot of salespeople tend to beat around the bush, differentiate yourself by stating your name, the company you represent, and

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Training Tuesday:Mentors and Joint Sales

Mentors are an important part of becoming a successful salesperson. A mentor or helper could be a co-worker, manager, or someone in a similar field. Find a mentor who can offer advice, tips, experience and suggestions for improving your sales skills. Here’s a short list of our tips for getting the most from a relationship

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LTL 101:Reconsignment

Reconsignment – Here’s a shipping term that you might be familiar with if you’ve ever had a change of plans with your freight. A reconsignment happens when freight that is already in transit is re-directed from one delivery location to another. The charges associated with this can vary based on how far apart the delivery locations

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