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With the wide array of choices in the transportation industry, Specialty Freight Services is a multi-service transportation company offering a wide range of International Import/Export and Domestic options geared toward meeting individual needs and requirements.

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Import/Export Air

Intermodal (Rail)

Import/Export Ocean

Less than Truckload

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Specialty Freight Services offers comprehensive worldwide shipping solutions and one-stop shopping for all of your domestic and international shipments via any mode of transportation.

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Specialty Freight Services Inc is an active carrier operating under USDOT Number 878975 and MC Number 278250.

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Why Companies Are Digitizing Their Fleets (And What to Expect)

Today more and more businesses are transitioning to fully automated digital processes. Whether a company is selling completely digital products, goods, or services, or they still rely primarily on foot traffic, it’s clear that the digital sphere is dominating the competition.    No market or service is safe from the influence digitization has, including the…

Shanghai’s airports remain at a standstill putting pressure on air freight

COVID-19 has dramatically changed global operations. While most of these changes involve challenges for land, ocean, and air freight, it has led to some unique innovations and workarounds. Businesses like Boeing and Airbus have begun exploring planes with greater cargo capacity, and many leading U.S. companies are using airfreight versus land and ocean for their…

Diesel’s Role in the Freight Industry Appears Stable, but with an Uncertain Future

There was a time when diesel was seen as the go-to alternative for gasoline. Diesel can give your vehicle a longer life and save you money in the long run. Additionally, some evidence shows that diesel emits 40% less C02 than gasoline. These factors have led many consumers to embrace diesel over traditional gasoline–including the…

Air Freight: reaching new heights at years’ end

Q3 data shows both rippling consequences of COVID-19 and a promising growth in demand. Then and now In 2020, we noted a major drop in global air cargo usage. We also saw a frantic effort to regain control over global transport as disruptions rippled through trade and investment sectors into 2021. While these effects continue…

Supply chain disruptions may continue well into 2022

Ocean freight, like all other sectors, has been experiencing backups, shortages and price surges from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, while some industries appear to be bouncing back, ocean freight may have a longer road to recovery: experts believe these supply chain issues will continue until at least halfway through 2022. Due to…

Driver shortage isn’t to blame for supply chain disruptions, trucker says

According American Trucking Associations (ATA), the U.S. currently has a truck driver shortage of roughly 80,000 this year. If current trends persist, ATA says, that number could reach 160,000 within the next ten years. The causes of this shortage, says Bob Costello, chief economist for ATA, include wider usage of marijuana and a lack of…

Why the rail industry is embracing LiDAR

Around the world, the rail industry is increasingly adopting light detection and ranging technology (LiDAR) to efficiently capture, process and store data. This allows operators to more easily comply with recent train control regulations, which require data be continuously validated and verified. Additionally, LiDAR’s quick, precise detection of any and all objects that may affect…

Air freight experiencing supply chain disruptions as China imposes new quarantine measures

Stricter quarantine rules in China are causing disruptions in the air cargo supply chain. New restrictions have been imposed due to the recent wave of COVID cases in the country, brought on by the highly contagious Delta variant. The recent measures, which are expected to stay in place for at least several more weeks, are…

Why the cost of ocean freight is skyrocketing

Shippers are continuing to battle the extremely high cost of container shipping, as freight rates are up a whopping 346% over rates this time last year. According to the Drewry composite World Container index, rates have risen by nearly $1,000 per feu from June to July alone. As of July 29, rates are currently at…

The California Trucking Association’s Challenge to AB 5 Will Be Taken to the Supreme Court

The California Trucking Association (CTA) will appeal its challenge to California Assembly Bill 5, or AB 5, to the U.S. Supreme Court. The suit was recently overturned by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. AB 5 is a statewide independent contractor law that adopts the “ABC test” for determining whether a worker must be…