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Plan a little buffer in your freight delivery in the coming months! Federal Express mentioned the winter snows affected profits for the company this last quarter due to the weather. Story Some areas of the country haven't seen the snows but all the states east of the Mississippi from north to south have been devastated by snow and ice every week for the past 2 months creating backups that are now starting to effect our region. The freight goes into these areas and is backing up because of the weekly closures thus no trailers are returned to our region.

Freight Delay Notice

Marathon Freight TIP

Plan a little buffer in your freight delivery in the coming months!

Marathon Freight Tip

Federal Express mentioned the winter snows affected  profits for the company this last quarter due to the weather. Story

Some areas of the country haven’t  seen the snows but all the states
east of the Mississippi from north to south have been devastated by snow and ice every week for the past 2 months creating backups that are now starting to effect our region. The freight goes into these areas and is backing up because of the weekly closures thus no trailers are returned to our region.

You’ll hear the same thing from other carriers and CSX  coming soon.

Marathon Freight is seeing extended backlog of problems and we are suggesting you look into your delivery cycle and buffer additional time in your delivery schedule through this next quarter March – May 2014

 

Freight Class

Freight Class

Freight class is the category of your freight defined by the National Motor Freight Association (NMFTA). Freight class is also referred to as NMFC  National Motor Freight Classification.

NATIONAL MOTOR FREIGHT CLASSIFICATIONTM

The NMFTA classes products according to density, storability, handling, and liability. There are 18 freight classes ranging from class 50 (least expensive) up to class 500 (most expensive). The NMFTA also assigns item numbers to every product along with rules and packing requirements. Each item number has...
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