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Shipping Hazardous Goods

Shipping Hazardous Goods

The shipment of hazardous goods and materials often poses a unique challenge to businesses. There are many distinct rules and regulations that must be followed when shipping hazardous materials. In order to ensure that they reach their appropriate destination in the safest, most efficient way possible, it is imperative that business owners familiarize themselves with...... READ MORE

When to Use Air Freight: 3 Things to Consider

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There are many variables to consider when choosing an appropriate shipping method for your business. Selecting air freight over ocean freight can significantly impact the speed, reliability, and bottom line of your shipping logistics. Three of the top things to consider when choosing air freight are: speed, size, and potential environmental impact. At C&D Logistics we’ve...... READ MORE

The Benefits of Dry Van Shipping

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When it comes to freight transportation the most common and sought after method would be dry van shipping. This is due to high availability and the benefits of having an enclosed trailer during transportation. Whether it is for domestic or cross border shipping, a typical dry van can haul up to 45,000 pounds of cargo,...... READ MORE

What is a curtain side truck?

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When shipping freight there is a wide range of equipment that can be used to complete the job. Flat decks, dry vans and refrigerated trucks all have their advantages, however curtain side trucks can combine these advantages. With a curtain side truck you can get the protection of a dry van, with the convenience of...... READ MORE

Shipping in the Winter

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Just because the harsh winter weather arrives, does not mean that work needs to come screeching to a halt. Freight shipments still need to continue as usual. When the winter weather conditions deteriorate, there are possibilities of shipping delays and damage to cargo. By properly preparing your shipment, understanding your freight, and using the right...... READ MORE

The Benefits of Going Driverless

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In the second of this two-part series exploring both sides of the autonomous vehicle movement, we assess the benefits of driverless vehicles. The driverless car has broad implications for society, for the economy and for individual businesses. In the US alone, it is projected that driverless cars one day will generate approximately $2 trillion a...... READ MORE

Driverless Trucks: Not Ready to Deliver

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In this two-part series, we’ll explore both sides of the autonomous vehicle movement, starting with the hurdles that need to be cleared before they take over the highways. As a third-party logistics provider, we’re always on the lookout for ways to improve safety and efficiency, enhance service, and reduce costs. A current hot topic in...... READ MORE