Summer time is generally seen as a happier time of the year. It means the sun is shining, trips to the beach and lots of outdoor activities. Children are off from school and families are together. It’s viewed as a time with less stress and more fun. Unless you need to ship a product that is temperature sensitive.
Many carriers in the less than truckload (LTL) sector are adopting dimensional pricing. A volume-based pricing model for shipping freight, dimensional pricing is touted as a more efficient and fair way of charging shippers. The new method of calculating fees, however, isn’t good for everyone. Many LTL freight companies are making more with dimensional pricing — and many of the shippers using them are paying more.
One of the primary factors that make modern life the healthiest in history is the creation of a safe food supply. From production to transportation to consumption, Americans enjoy protection from many of the dangers that are inherent in the pathogens and bacteria naturally occurring in food products.