Intermodal Transportation is when freight is shipped using two or more modes of transportation. Intermodal Transportation typically refers to truck-rail-truck shipments but may also include truck to air shipping or truck to ship if freight is being shipped overseas.
Overage is when the number of units received is more than the quantity shown on shipping documents. Overages should not be delivered to a customer. They are returned to the terminal unless the terminal receives more information while the driver is making pickups and deliveries.
If you are shipping out of the country, your shipment will need to clear customs in the destination country. When a shipment is on hold, you failed to provide any supporting documentation with your shipment that will be needed by customs in the destination country.
EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange. The electronic transmission of routine business documents, such as purchase orders, invoices, and bills of lading, between computers in a standard format. The data formats, or transaction sets, are usually sent between mainframe computers.
Able Freight has a wide variety of technology. DataHub to see end-to-end visibility of your shipments trip, Quality Control App to give feedback on the quality of your product, and Warehouse Management System to control and manage the day-to-day operations. We are creating more to help better the quality of your product.
A data logger (also datalogger or data recorder) is an electronic device that records data over time or concerning location either with a built-in instrument or sensor or via external instruments and sensors. Increasingly, but not entirely, they are based on a digital processor (or computer).
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