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The Right Facilities for Warehousing and Distribution

The Right Facilities for Warehousing and Distribution

According to Merriam-Webster, facility is the ability to do something with ease and aptitude; it's also something that makes an action or operation easier, or a place designed and built to perform a specific purpose. In the case of Comet's warehousing and distribution facilities, it's all o...

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How to Prepare Freight Shipments

How to Prepare Freight Shipments

Packaging is one of the most important details involved in freight shipping. Failure to properly package a shipment can result in damaged goods and unnecessary expense. We've put together a short guide on how to properly pack a pallet for shipping so that you can successfully transport your...

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Save Time and Money with Cross-Docking

Save Time and Money with Cross-Docking

It's important to realize that the unique needs and priorities of your business (in terms of costs, warehouse space, and product specs) play a large part in dictating what supply chain arrangement will be most effective for your operation. Cross-docking is a valuable option to consider as y...

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Understanding Freight Classes

Understanding Freight Classes

Understanding freight class can go a long way in making sure you can accurately anticipate the shipment costs for transporting your goods. If you can determine freight class, you can more easily understand how a carrier views your shipment in terms of resources and cost. However, despite th...

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What is the Difference Between LTL and FTL Shipping?

What is the Difference Between LTL and FTL Shipping?

Businesses that need the services of a freight carrier have many options for transportation of their goods. Two popular methods of transportation are LTL shipping (less than truckload) and FTL (full truckload). It's important to understand the differences between these two methods of transp...

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What Is Freight Forwarding?

What Is Freight Forwarding?

Freight forwarders are specialists that help businesses with the importing and exporting of goods, and the primary goal of these specialists is to ensure that the goods arrive undamaged and in a timely fashion. Due to their pivotal role, freight forwarders are a driving force in the interna...

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Comet Delivery: The Swiss Army Knife of Shipping and Warehousing

Comet Delivery: The Swiss Army Knife of Shipping and Warehousing

The Swiss Army knife dates back to 1891, and it's perhaps the best example of having every tool you need in the palm of your hand (some models feature over 30 tools). Comet Delivery Services isn't quite that old (1977). But when it comes to everything you need for shipping, delivering and w...

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