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pay the freight

To bear the cost(s) (of something); to pay or compensate payment (for something). Every year, it's the government (and ultimately, the taxpayer) who has to pay the freight for over a million incarcerated prisoners. Don't worry, even if a few containers get "lost" during transit, it's the shipping company's insurance that pays the freight.
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The new dispatcher tool, which will give Uber Freight access to much more capacity beyond its base of owner-operators, makes a lot of sense.
In today's transportation and logistics industry, freight rates and pricing mechanisms for different modes of transport are becoming increasingly complex.
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Reportedly, this freight new building increases the company's order book to five large freight ferries.
While the uptick in freight growth coincides with the traditional period of strong demand seen in the fourth quarter, November's robust performance puts the air cargo industry on track to achieve its strongest operational and financial performance since the post-global financial crisis rebound in 2010.
This application provides features for monitoring and managing freight business using Geographic Information System (GIS) views and dashboard.
To improve understanding of multimodal freight policies, the working group developed a survey to look for national case studies, best practices, and lessons learned.
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This order is a result of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 701 disclaiming interest in representing the FedEx Freight employees in this location.
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In this paper, on the basis of defining the connotation of railway express freight and analyzing the critical influence factors, a System Dynamics model was built to identify the main factors affecting demand and transportation capacity of railway express freight and to preview the performance of regulating strategies under some probable scenarios.
Miami Beach, FL, June 10, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Freight-Match is a new software for carriers, freight agents, vehicle transport brokers and manufacturers.
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