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UPS Freight

For those of you shipping Household Goods or Personal Effects, UPS Freight has a 500 lb minimum charge for shipping Household Goods under NMFC items 100200 thru 100292. See below, from the UPS Tariff. ITEM 615 HOUSEHOLD GOODS OR PERSONAL EFFECTS Carrier may accept household goods (“HHG”) only when each of the following conditions is…

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What is my Freight class and NMFC Code?

The use of a correct Freight Class and NMFC are 2 very key components in getting the best possible freight rates. By using inaccurate or outdated information, you could be paying too much up front, or subjecting yourself to a nasty rebill after the freight has shipped. Here’s a brief description for both Freight Class…

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Pick Up & Delivery Sites

It goes without saying the importance of an accurate pickup or delivery address. However, mistakes still happen quite frequently. The most common mistake is the difference between a commercial, non-commercial, or residential address. The carriers consider a business run out of a home to be a residence, and therefore charge more for it. Other addresses…

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Get an Accurate Weight

Accurate weights are very important for correct freight rates. Getting a bill for a re-weigh is never a good thing, so make sure to accurately weigh your freight, whenever possible. If you are shipping a number of boxes or pieces, weigh each item and then add the total together. Don’t forget to include the weight…

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Effective Transportation

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Best in class

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