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Last week was Customer Service Appreciation Week!

Customer Service Week is an international celebration of the importance of customer service and of the people who serve and support customers on a daily basis. In 1992 the U.S. Congress proclaimed Customer Service Week a nationally recognized event, celebrated annually during the first full week in October. At Total Transportation and Distribution, we honored our …

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Contract Driver Spotlight: Jimmy Cabral

Nationwide the freight industry is tackling a huge problem: a shortage of at least 60,000 freight truck drivers. This shortage is caused by multiple factors, including the increased demand for freight shipments, new federal safety regulations related to truck driving, and a burnt-out workforce tired of decades-old outdated standard practices. Industry experts predict that the …

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Why Drivers Flock to Total Transportation and Distribution

Transportation has always been the backbone of most businesses in history. Whether you’re sending your product directly to a customer or to another company for their next big project, your product will probably end up being shipped on a truck. In fact, almost 71% of all goods shipped within America is shipped on freight trucks. …

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Benefits of Shipping on Pallets

These days, many commercial manufacturers and shippers use shipping pallets to organize and transport their goods. These pallets can be made of plastic, wood, or metal, and can be of a predetermined size. Each pallet holds a certain number of units, meaning buyers can elect to purchase goods by the pallet, rather than individually. Pallets …

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Fast, Reliable and “Melt Free” Trucking Services

Innovation in Logistics and Reliable LTL Trucking Services Most people think frozen items require refrigerated trucks, chilled containers and specialized trucking companies to ensure a “melt free” delivery, so it may surprise you that Total Transportation has ZERO refrigerated trucks. Despite this, we have demonstrated success with a customer we proudly serve that manufactures frozen ice …

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Finding LTL Trucking and Freight Services in Southern California

Definition: LTL (less than a truckload) LTL trucking or freight is a popular trend for the transportation of small loads, less than a truckload. It is essential for Transportation companies that offer LTL services to be attentive and strategic in their pursuit of small loads. The process of establishing LTL services and searching for freight …

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