“Greg Grimes got it done. I had an unusual shipment that he took on seriously and professionally. Greg was very responsive and communicative, worked many different angles to get me a good price, and overcame several logistical challenges. I would definitely use MGA again.” ★★★★★

– Ryan Brown (Google, September 2020)

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Flatbed Shipping: Vehicle Versatility 101

You’ve likely heard the term flatbed used to describe either a trailer or a category of trucking. It’s one of the most widely-used methods to haul cargo because of its versatile design and middle-of-the-road cost, but what exactly makes flatbed shipping so enticing? As the name implies, these are flat, [...]

Cross-border Shipping: The Ins and Outs

While most freight shipping companies start out servicing their immediate locale due to the lower costs associated with shipping locally, expanding your customer base by adding international hauling can provide increased revenue and demand for your goods. Shipping Internationally International shipping refers to the process of exporting and importing goods [...]

What Is The Role Of Refrigerated Trucking In Shipping Pharmaceutical Goods?

Shipping pharmaceuticals is a difficult and specialized process, and it's extremely vital that it always be done correctly. Pharmaceuticals are often delicate, time-sensitive, and expensive, so knowing how to handle them is important for anyone in refrigerated trucking services. It's especially important to do things the right way because pharmaceuticals [...]

What Are the Major Factors That Determine the Demand for Flatbed Shipping?

Even in the best and most stable of times, demand for North American flatbed trucking services can be a cyclical and extremely varied thing. It's a challenging market, especially because of the unpredictability. This has only become truer in recent years, as demand for flatbed trucks has been skyrocketing, causing [...]

What Are The Challenges Faced While Shipping Oversized Loads?

All types of freight have their own challenges, but oversized loads are probably the most difficult category of all. Oversized loads are any freight that can't be taken apart or neatly packed away, and so take up a lot more space than the average load. In practical terms, this is [...]

How Important Is Freight Management in the Supply Chain?

As online shopping becomes more and more common, customers are expecting more from their shipping and freight trucking companies. They're looking for faster shipping, easier pickup, more accurate tracking, and other things that make their experience better. As the demand for faster shipping gets higher, the frequency of your shipping [...]

What Are the Various LTL Carriers and What Are They Used For?

Less-than-Truck-Load (LTL) shipping services are a type of shipping service that caters to customers wanting to transport relatively light loads (10,000 pounds or less) or cargo that would not fill a full trailer. Many LTL shipping operations offer lower costs, especially when the LTL company engages in cost-cutting measures that [...]

How to Keep Temperature-Sensitive Freight Safe

Cargo that needs to be stored at specific temperatures – such as medicines and frozen foods – can be rendered unusable or worthless if it is shipped improperly. Though the brunt of the responsibility for temperature-sensitive freight is upon the shipping company, there are several steps that the client company [...]

Hot Shot Trucking Service Considerations

When your resources are limited, hot shot trucking is the ideal transportation mode when you need your items delivered on time and damage-free.

How to Make Hot Shot Trucking Work?

When it comes to shipping cargo, there is no single solution. The multiple factors involved in shipping – including time-sensitivity, fragility, and special factors such as temperature control – require successful shipping companies to perform or hire multiple types of shipping services to meet their customers’ needs. One rapidly growing [...]