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10 Cool Features Opus9 Has To Offer

Posted by Opus9 on Dec 1, 2019

10 cool features Opus9 has to offer

There are a lot of reasons why you should choose Opus9 as your number one shipping platform. With our streamlined, efficient system, we have made shipping anything as easy as 1, 2, 3! No more shipping delays or lost shipments.

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Topics: Refrigerated, Truckload, Dry Van, Less Than Truckload, Flatbed, Drayage, Technology

11 Best Practices for Refrigerated Freight

Posted by Opus9 on Dec 1, 2019

11 best practices for refrigerated freightSince September 2018, transportation shipping companies that deliver food items meant for animal or human consumption must comply with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) food transportation rules reform. The Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule expands upon the foundation set by the Food Safety Modernization Act established in 2011.

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Topics: Refrigerated, Truckload, Holidays

12 ways Opus9 simplifies shipping

Posted by Opus9 on Dec 1, 2019

12 ways Opus9 simplifies shippingOpus9 is a digital freight broker that simplifies the shipping process. From getting your freight quote to making your payment, we provide our customers a stress-free solution for any shipping assignment.

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Topics: Refrigerated, Truckload, Dry Van, Less Than Truckload, Flatbed, Drayage, Technology, Holidays

Top 8 Tips on Cutting Transportation Costs

Posted by Opus9 on Jul 29, 2019

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Today, transportation management is more than just ensuring freight moves from one point to another. Shippers have to use more resources to fulfill ever-increasing client requirements.

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Topics: Truckload, Less Than Truckload, Drayage

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