Dubois Global Logistics Knowledge Center

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Logistics News You Shouldn’t Ignore

The world of logistics is fast paced and ever moving ahead. This month, there has been a lot of talk about the future of NAFTA as talks continue between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. In the world of trucking, capacity crunches and detention pay have once again come to the surface and keeping on pace […]

Are you Chasing the Cheapest Rate?

The fees you pay for your transportation costs can comprise anywhere between 5 percent and 7 percent of your total sales, more if you are not well versed in the world of logistics. When you have $1 Million in yearly sales, paying out $70,000, or more, in transportation fees yearly, you may start to wonder […]

LTL Shipping Part Two: The Advantages and Disadvantages

Dubois Global Logistics specializes in Less Than Truckload shipping, providing our clients with shipping opportunities and savings that they may not otherwise be able to take advantage of. In our last post on LTL Shipping, LTL Shipping Part One: Determining Shipping Rates, we examined what LTL Shipping is and how the rates are calculated. In […]

Rail vs. Road Transportation: Which works best for your company?

Across North America, ground transportation is one of the most popular methods of moving freight. When it comes to ground freight, you have two options, Road or Rail.  Road Transportation moves approximately 70 percent of all freight across North America, but there are many advantages of Rail to consider.

Let’s examine the advantages and disadvantages of […]

LTL Shipping Part One: Determining Shipping Rates

Less-Than-Truckload Shipping is exactly what it sounds like, shipments that do not fill an entire truck. LTL shipping is a cost-effective method of transportation for many companies as your shipment will be combined with freight from multiple sources saving everyone money in the process.

Dubois Global Logistics offers extensive LTL shipping with our vast network of […]

Exporting to Canada: What You Need to Know

Whether your company is a first-time or seasoned exporter, Canada should be a key component of your company’s export growth strategy.
Exporting to Canada: Market Challenges
Even though the United States and Canada share a border, a culture, language and long-standing economic relationships, there are some barriers to entry that must be fully examined and understood before […]

Are Accessorial Fees Crushing Your Bottom Line?

Accessorial Fees are fees charged to you when additional freight services are performed above and beyond the normal pickup and delivery or contract rates. By nature, accessorial fees cannot be included in base rates as they are additional services, charged at different rates often based on the amount of time it takes to complete the […]

Working Together to Become More Efficient & Reduce Capacity Loss through the ELD Mandate

With the implementation of the ELD Mandate for the trucking industry, it’s time for carriers, shippers and receivers to come together to work smarter together. The benefits stretch beyond the trucking industry and will allow for the entire supply chain to become more productive if everyone works together.
Understanding a Driver’s Time
It would be impossible to […]

Outsourcing Your Supply Chain

Choosing to outsource your logistics and supply chain management is a major decision; not to be taken lightly by any business. There are challenges in the unknown, and fears of relinquishing control of such an integral part of your company. Making the decision to outsource your logistics and supply chain management is a strategic move […]