Opus9 Blog

Using Technology-Enabled 3PLs to Solve Carrier Capacity Issues

Posted by Opus9 on Jul 15, 2019

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“You’re going to either be on the train, or you’re going to be run over by the train.” That’s what senior vice president and general manager of GT Nexus, Kurt Cavano, said at the Transportation Intermediaries Association’s 3PL Technovations conference a few months ago.

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Topics: Truckload, Less Than Truckload, Technology

Everything You Need to Know About Flatbed Shipping

Posted by Opus9 on Apr 1, 2019

Shipping and transporting materials and equipment is essential for many industries to be successful. Automotive, construction, industrial, military, and many more sectors rely on the use of freight transportation to get their equipment and supplies to their destination. Some of these supplies are oversized for standard truck trailer. Some are oddly shaped and won't fit the size of a regular truck. Some cannot be loaded and unloaded from a dock. For oversized and oddly shaped materials, flatbed freight transportation is the solution.

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Topics: Truckload, Flatbed

Everything You Need to Know About Refrigerated Shipping

Posted by Opus9 on Feb 19, 2019

If you’re a logistics professional serving in the capacity of a transportation manager, shipping manager, logistics manager, or any other leadership role, it’s paramount that you not only fully understand your company’s shipping needs, but also know how to fulfill them. One area it pays to be well versed in is the multibillion-dollar refrigerated shipping space.

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Topics: Refrigerated, Truckload

Dry Van Shipping – Everything You Need To Know To Get Started

Posted by Trupti Desai on Dec 5, 2018

Read on for a primer on dry van shipping, and on how this segment of the freight shipping segment is critical to transporting certain categories of goods across the U.S.

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Topics: Truckload, Dry Van