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How to Speed Up Your Time Sensitive Quote

Posted by Ascent Global Logistics on Apr 1, 2017 8:00:00 PM

When you have a time sensitive shipment, waiting is not an option! By preparing the key shipping data for your freight forwarder in advance, you can get an accurate quote and your shipment moving in no time.

Our transportation specialists receive quote requests everyday for time sensitive shipments. How-To-Speed-Up-Your-time-sensitive-shipment.jpg
We pride ourselves on our quick quote turnaround time but you can cut that time down even more by preparing your key shipment information in advance.

The table below explains important shipping information, send this information to GTS to get a quote and ship within a few hours.

 Shipping Information Description

Origin city, state and zip

Where the shipment is coming from

Destination city, state and zip

Where the shipment is going

Required pickup date & times.

When the shipment will be ready

Required delivery date & times.

When the shipment should be delivered

Number of pieces, pallets or crates

Include the dimensions

Total gross weight

Weight of all of the pieces combined

Description of the commodity.

What you are shipping. If hazardous provide UN# & packing group

Special instructions on pickup or delivery

Note anything that is outside of the standard dock to dock delivery between the hours of 8am – 5pm.  Examples include: lift gate, inside delivery, debris removal, appointment required, after hour delivery

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Topics: time sensitive