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Limited Quantity Labeling Changes Now in Effect for Ground Shipments

Posted by BTX Global Logistics: January 14, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) phase-out of the Other Regulated Materials-D (ORM-D) classification for small quantities of hazardous materials shipped via ground ended on Dec. 31, 2020. As of January 1, 2021, shippers must mark and label packages according to the new DOT regulations for limited quantities to avoid the rejection of their packages.

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Don't Be Spooked: Understand the 13 Most Used Accessorials in Logistics

Posted by Ariane K. Rasmussen: October 30, 2020

As the holiday peak season approaches, it is important to understand and plan in advance for accessorial fees. Accessorials, also known as surcharges, are fees that a carrier may need to charge for additional, specialized services such as lift-gate usage, inside pickup/delivery, or chassis rental, for example.

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Don’t be Left Behind this Holiday Season: Know What to Expect and How to Prepare

Posted by Ariane K. Rasmussen: October 20, 2020

Holiday shopping is already underway with companies gearing up for record high online sales for the 2020 Holiday Season. COVID-19 has accelerated the growth of eCommerce and increased demand for Home Delivery goods. The uniqueness of the current landscape has resulted in both challenges and opportunities for businesses and logistics worldwide and the ability to adapt to the shifting market constraints continues to be key. 

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