Freight Shipping Resources

Guidance to keep your business freight moving forward

How To Manage Freight Fuel Surcharges & Cut Costs

Increased fuel surcharges can’t be avoided. However, a 3PL can build strategies to offset them.

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What is a safety data sheet? 5 facts to know.

All hazmat freight shipments must include safety data sheets. Learn what is required to complete these documents.

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A freight bill audit can save you money!

Freight bill audits can cut freight costs. Learn how Worldwide Express reviews invoices to save you money!

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Your Guide to Booking FTL Freight Equipment

Freight bill audits can cut freight costs. Learn how Worldwide Express reviews invoices to save you money!

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Freight Bill vs. Bill of Lading FAQs: Making Sense of Your Shipping Agreement

With so much paperwork associated with freight shipping, it’s easy to get confused. We’ve broken down the differences between a freight bill and a BOL in these FAQs to help you understand your shipping agreement.

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How To Dispute Accessorial Charges

Accessorial fees add up and can affect your bottom line. Learn about common freight accessorials and how to dispute them.

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NMFC Codes vs. Freight Class: Know the Differences

NMFC codes and freight class are two terms that are often misunderstood. Learn the difference and what it means for you.

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Why Should I Use an Expert 3PL for LTL Freight Shipping?

Here are 8 great reasons why your business needs a third-party logistics provider to handle your LTL freight shipping.

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Freight FAQ: Learn the Freight Basics

We provide answers to common freight shipping questions. We also detail why Worldwide Express is a 3PL of choice.

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My freight got reclassified. What do I do now?

Don’t panic over freight reclassification! We’ve got you covered with tips and tricks on the best ways to cope with a reclass.

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How a 3PL Can Simplify Your Blind Shipments

Blind shipping can be difficult. A shipping partner like Worldwide Express can help cut through the confusion.

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What WWEX Looks for in Freight Carriers

Worldwide Express partners only with the best freight carriers. Learn what we look for and what it means for you.

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Freight Claims and Coverage Options Defined

Shippers should understand freight claims. The best place to start is with basic definitions and coverage options.

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Benefits of FTL Freight Shipping

Learn more about the many benefits associated with FTL shipping that are not available with LTL and parcel.

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Freight Rates: Density Pricing vs. NMFC Codes

There are multiple methods used to calculate the cost of your freight shipment. Find the best way to get the most accurate quote.

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How To Complete a Hazmat BOL

Feel confident completing BOLs for hazmat shipping. Learn what’s required and where to find the information.

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Top 7 Trends Affecting Freight Shipping in 2022

Learn what's expected in freight shipping in 2022 and get advice on how to navigate the challenges.

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5 Tips on Shipping Freight to Big Box Retailers

Big-box stores have strict shipping requirements. Follow these tips to avoid financial penalties and accessorial fees.

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LTL vs. FTL freight: What’s the difference?

A guide to the cost, speed, service, size and other differences between LTL and FTL freight shipping so you can make the right choice.

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How to avoid freight shipping delays

Tips on How To Avoid Shipping Delays

Learn about the most common reasons freight shipments are delayed, and how you can avoid them.

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How To Compare LTL Freight Carriers

Here’s a look at the LTL freight carriers and service options available so you can make the right shipping choice.

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7 Ways To Get Ahead of Peak Season Freight Shipping Delays

We’ve put together our top holiday freight tips to help you avoid delays and enjoy smoother peak season shipping.

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Common Freight Accessorial Charges

Check out our list of common accessorial fees. Understanding them can help you know what to expect and what to avoid.

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Freight Shipping

Basic Freight Shipping Definitions

The freight industry is full of terminology! Here are some common freight terms and definitions that you should know.

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How To Start a Relationship With a New Carrier

Learn how to build a relationship with the perfect freight carrier partner.

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How To Prevent Cargo Theft During Holiday Shipping

Holiday cargo theft is on the rise. Learn how to prevent it from happening and how to handle theft if it occurs.

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How To Avoid Rejected Freight

Learn the common reasons for rejected freight, how to take steps to avoid them and how to deal with refused shipments.

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How To 'Sea' the Bright Side of Port Congestion

Congestion at seaports is causing international shipping delays and increased rates. Learn the causes and how to cope.

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Overnight Freight Services

Keep Urgent Cargo Moving Forward with Overnight Freight Shipping

Your shipping needs can become urgent overnight. Here’s how overnight shipping can help you meet challenging business obligations.

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Deciding Between Intermodal and Multimodal Shipping

What’s the difference between multimodal and intermodal shipping? Our blog outlines the differences and similarities.

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Saving the Planet With the EPA SmartWay Program

The EPA’s SmartWay Program is great for the environment and your business. Learn why WWEX is proud to be a partner!

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How to Conquer the Capacity Crunch

Navigate the current freight carrier capacity crunch with top tips from Worldwide Express.

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