Powerline Logistics - Transportation

3PL or Freight Broker: Which One Should You Use?

Do you know who’s handling your freight? What’s the difference between a third party logistics (3PL) service or freight broker? Often the terms “3PL” and “freight broker” are used interchangeably, yet their services differ greatly. What or who is a freight broker? A freight broker is a liaison between companies with shipping requirements and OTR […]

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8 Tips for Clean Transportation

Today, Canada celebrates it’s 25th year of participation in the Earth Day movement. Earth Day encourages individuals and communities to connect with the environment and nature. Last year on Earth Day, 174 countries worldwide (Canada included!) signed the Paris Agreement committing to act on and reduce climate change. One year later we can’t help but wonder: what can […]

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Transportation Decision-Making in Supply Chain Management

Does one size fit all? Not in transportation. To ensure your transportation decision-making is top notch, don’t just look at the bottom line. Look from bottom to top and everywhere in between. This includes the chain reactions resulting in your choice of logistics service provider. When it comes to transportation decision-making in supply chain management, there […]

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