Are You Making These Website Mistakes?

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but it’s the website that is the window into the small business. It’s the first point of contact for many of your potential leads and customers, and a place where you simply can’t afford to leave a bad impression. As a content...

Connected Carriers and Brokers

Below is a list of who we can connect with automatically. If you needed to add someone, we can do that for you too! Just contact us. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Sign Up Now Stop wasting time and energy getting rates and booking shipments in multiple places. We...

What you can and cannot ship via freight

Wondering if your shipment can be transported? We can offer a summary of what is allowed and not allowed shipping via freight as a general rule but if you have more specific questions that are not answered below, please feel free to contact us for help. Shipping...

Liftgate Shipping

What is a liftgate and do you need one for your shipping? Usually any freight shipment that is less than 150 lbs can be loaded onto a freight trailer without a liftgate. At that height and weight it is easy to load or unload from a trailer by one or two people. If...

Trade Show Shipping

Shipping to and from a trade show is a special kind of hell reserved only for those people who enjoy getting to a level of stress that makes hearts explode. If your shipment is not going to the advanced warehouse but to the show floor and they do not arrive on time,...

What is a freight class?

Freight class (as well as NMFC Codes) are required only when you are shipping freight via LTL (Less than truckload) or volume (less than a truckload but more than 12′ of trailer space). The freight classes are required to centralized carriers pricing since...

How do I ship an engine?

When you are shipping an engine, motor or transmission you will need to follow the below tips to have a good experience. I cannot tell you how many times I have received a call over the years from a shipper stating “the driver will not pickup my engine”....

How do I ship to or from a residence?

When you are shipping to or from a residence you have to keep in mind the differences you face versus a standard dock to dock shipment. Understanding those differences and being prepared will ensure you have a good shipping experience. Obviously you can rate and ship...

Helping the enviroment with our software

As a search engine ShipTMS connects the shipments with the best brokers and their carriers. With a capacity issue rearing it’s ugly head right now and many of the freight carriers not being able to handle the volume, you would think it would be more efficient...