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Rethinking Express Freight vs Ground

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Rethinking “today” vs “tomorrow” deliveries Many of our customers use ROC for their most time sensitive deliveries, and historically have sent their freight that is not expedited using UPS Ground or FedEx Ground. We have often said, we are the “today” people and the ground options are the “tomorrow” people. Times change, however, especially when …

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New Ecommerce Fulfillment Facility opening in Sugar Land Industrial Park (Right outside Houston, TX)

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Shipping and Handling, founded out of Jacksonville, Florida, has expanded to a state-of-the art 63,000 square foot warehouse facility in the Sugar Land Industrial Park. The building is fully racked, highly-secured, and specifically equipped to support small and large package fulfillment, quickly and efficiently.

Getting freight moving around Houston again

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Our fleet is ready to expedite your freight around Houston, the state of Texas, or anywhere in the country, including Florida. As Houston continues to recover from recent flooding and roads are beginning to return to normal, we want to remind you we are here to move anything around the city or around the country, as quickly …

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Upcoming Electronic Log Mandate

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We are approaching the year 2020. If the Jetsons were to be believed, we should have flying cars by now. But though we may be short of the Jetsons, Silicon Valley’s modern technology is still making its impact in the freight industry in a variety of ways.

Some of the bright lights of modern technology include advances in safety such as automatic braking and systems that analyze and diagnose truck behavior; improved connectivity by providing information from and to the truck; and improved economics through operator increased fuel economy. The potential of autonomous driving and new propulsion technologies are even now being tested.
One of the biggest impacts scheduled to impact freight movement this year is the mandatory use of Electronic Logging Devices.

Delivery Definitions

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Like any industry, the logistics industry is full of its own terminology. To help you navigate, here is guidance on how certain terms will affect your pickup and delivery times. Small Package Delivery Local Courier / Messenger Services Stat – dispatched to the closest driver and delivered non-stop to the destination Hot Shot – picked …

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