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How do you determine what type of transportation service you need? There are so many transportation services out there. Yet, all you really want is to get your freight from point A to point B on time and undamaged. A quick and easy start is getting familiar with the types of available carriers:

Types of Transportation Services

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Transportation Service Needs: Most Businesses Prefer Contract Carriers

Most businesses prefer a contract carrier with the ability to marshal a fleet of independent owner-operators. In these scenarios, the carrier is generally able to provide a full range of services, as well as the geographic reach and timely performance needed to satisfy any customer’s transportation requirements.

Most contract carriers have a strong understanding of logistics and can leverage that knowledge and industry expertise. By leveraging this knowledge, they’re able to offer a large range of available transport types. It’s common they also have access to an extensive network of transportation brokers that are able to provide shipping solutions for specialized transport. Your freight determines the type of transport you need:

Count On CWI Logistics For Your Transportation Service Needs

Your transportation needs, as well as storage needs, are usually best handled by a 3PL that has access to a large transportation network containing all four carrier types with access to all manner of trailers.

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