Dedicated LTL Transport Services
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Paige Logistics is a next generation cost-effective third party logistics provider.
Your LTL Cargo Our Concern
Paige Logistics provides dedicated LTL transport services when you need exclusive use of a dry trailer, reefer or flat deck to ship your products, our carriers’ fleets are at your disposal. Take advantage of our pre-negotiated rates to determine ltl shipping cost.
Our freight forwarder truckload and less-than-truckload LTL shipping carrier services handle a wide variety of commodities, from perishable food to general freight, satisfying all of your logistical requirements (including distribution and expedited services).
Customized LTL transportation services and distribution solutions to meet your needs. Consistency is key!
Keep your LTL costs low by inquiring about this service. If it’s once a week, or once a month, we can guarantee a standardized rate for you to control your freight costs with dedicated transportation services.
What is LTL Less than Truckload Shipping?
2020 Changes in LTL & FTL shipping
In 2020 we have all been impacted in some way from the most talked-about C-word: Covid19!
That includes the domestic shipping industry. Expect some new changes with the process that you will need to be well aware of when looking for a LTL shipping carrier.
LTL is cost effective ground freight transportation that combines shipments from independent customers.
Is guaranteed LTL shipping of the past?
A failed almost guaranteed shipment may not result in a refund. Almost guarantee excludes mechanical disruptions (A flat tire can ruin an entire load delivery commitments with delay)
Business has had an effect from COVID 19 and since there are numerous vulnerabilities with open or shut organizations, transporters wanted to suspend a portion of their ensured choices.
LTL shipping companies who lack in their establishment in the industry will struggle to keep their previous promises of almost guaranteed shipments and services.
Multiple shipment businesses have temporarily put restrictions on almost guaranteed shipment services and refunds.
Many shipping companies rely on outsourced LTL transport services and business in order to place all of the puzzle pieces to get your shipment from point A to B. With many companies who have closed down their business; that leaves LTL shipping companies without the ability to offer the almost guarantee that service that they once are used to.
Therefore it is imperative to choose your shipping company Surrey BC that has established themselves with little reliance on outsourced business; such as Paige Logistics Ltd.
Research your choice of FTL or LTL shipment companies that can still offer you an almost guarantee with confidence.
Expedited handling services will ensure benefits despite the COVID hurdles for transporters and facilitated treatment of cargo inside terminals.
Paige Logistics will give your shipment their utmost attention and foresee the COVID hurdles to ensure that your LTL shipment will be delivered on time.
Delivery receipts are old school now
Carriers are now adapting to opting out of physically signing paper-based Delivery Receipts.
Since 2020 COVID has flipped the world around and business is done in alternative ways to decrease the risk of contamination.
As this is not something that business has predicted, carriers will now need to find ways on how to replace delivery receipts. Carriers are finding various alternatives using technology.
This may include signing into a website to accept the delivery or input on an electronic device.
Expect pictures to be taken for each step of the LTL delivery between parties. This is to document the condition of the product; pick up confirmation; as well as the delivery.
Yes, this is the new way of living during COVID; however, can we adapt to this new process?
Since COVID has been an unpredicted turn of events, do we have the technological process in place to replace an old fashioned signature?
With a “No Contact” delivery receipt; how can we adequately approve a shipping delivery without our old-school signatures?
Are we able to operate with a lack of documents when dealing with a shortage or damaged shipment in a sufficient manner?
As a customer of Paige Logistics, you don’t need to sweat about these details. With a team dedicated to ensuring your LTL shipping or FTL shipping gets delivered Canada US when they promise, they are taking on these new challenges with ease.
Why is LTL freight tracking delayed?
Many shipping companies outsource their administrative work to developing nations.
This is to provide competitive pricing to their customers. The invoicing functions affect the tracking information.
Due to the lockdown, developing countries do not have the technological means in order to complete work online.
With this disruption, the shipping tracking information has resulted as a delay.
Shipping companies are now innovating ways to complete this function about their outsourced business hurdles.
Surprise Costs For Undelivered Freight
For undeliverable freight, shipping companies have been handed with a burdensome process due to business being temporarily closed from the effects of COVID 19. Therefore shipping companies have set some rules for the disposition of non-deliverable freight.
Due to COVID, shipments that have extended their stay may be additionally charged with storage fees.
Certain circumstances have left shipping companies to make the calculated decision to return shipment to its sender, and charged them for the return!
This will result in double charges for freight which never reached its sale.
It is important to choose an experienced company that can identify any possible hurdles or delays in the shipping process from the initial quote; such as Paige Logistics.
Paige logistics values integrity and the relationship with their customers, therefore, maintaining their reputation. Keeping their promises as the best shipping company, even during these tough times.
It’s safe to say that COVID has impacted the shipping industry and new cautions will be made in order to be better prepared for the future. While these precautionary measures may take time to be the norm in all freight procedures; it’s the innovative giants of the shipping industry who have overcome the COVID obstacles to guarantee customer satisfaction. LTL trucking and FTL freight will always be an essential service in demand and we can look forward to innovative solutions for the future.
Paige Logistics gives attention to detail for any new carrier rules and updates and leading innovative solutions for LTL transport customer success. For further information, just ask for a quote and allow Paige Logistics to handle the process.