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By: Greg Umstead, Vice President, Fleet & LTL Services Transportation Management, Transplace Within the last few years, less-than-truckload (LTL) rates and capacity have fluctuated. Many carriers have shifted from the traditional National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) rate-setting formula to density-based pricing, which prices freight according to the amount of space the shipment uses in the…

10 Tips for Leveraging Routing Guides By: Steve Barber, Vice President of Operations, Transplace A routing guide plays an important role in setting the strategy for carrier selection across a variety of shipments within an organization. And while there are various routing guide forms, many in the industry have switched from paper to online portals…