G&D Integrated Opens New Freight Brokerage Office in Chicago Metro Area

NAPERVILLE, IL, January 14, 2016– G&D Integrated has announced the opening of its new office in Naperville, Illinois, a west suburb of Chicago. The new location is home to the freight brokerage group which offers truckload and less than truckload services. The office is located in the historic 5th Avenue Station building at 300 East 5th Avenue, the same location…

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Capacity Issues Expected to Push Freight Costs Higher in 2015

Predicting the future is nearly impossible.  However, predicting trends based on historical data, though still imperfect, is more achievable.  The 2015 predictions are in and as with 2014 freight costs are expected to rise.  The most significant factor leading to increasing costs is diminishing capacity.  It is simple supply and demand, and there simply aren’t enough trucks available. There are…

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Controlling Inbound Shipping Costs

How much are you spending on inbound freight costs? In her recent Entrepreneur.com article, How to Control Your Inbound Shipping Costs, author, Samantha Blake states that “depending on the industry and size of the company a business can spend 40% of its annual freight budget on inbound shipping.” Because it is an area with such a high level of expenditure…

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