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By: Ryan Poynter
April 22nd, 2022

Spurred by a global pandemic, the boom of e-commerce has created an increase in less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping services. To remain competitive, many businesses are forced to ...

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Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Brad Loeb
April 20th, 2022

While Spring Break travel is peaking in the US this month, nearly 400 million people in 45 Chinese cities – about one-third of the population – are under lockdown amid rising ...

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Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Technology | Logistics | Transportation | Best Practices | Safety | Shippers

By: Mike Jolley
April 5th, 2022

With the Russia-Ukraine conflict ongoing and potential cyberattacks looming, it's more important than ever for businesses to remain vigilant against threats. Although larger ...

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Insider | Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Best Practices | Agent Program | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Matt Peters
March 23rd, 2022

In a post-Covid world, companies of all sizes are challenged with making their supply chains more resilient while maintaining competitiveness. Shippers increasingly rely on ...

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Industry News | Logistics | Transportation | carriers | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Tieler Poulson
March 17th, 2022

Topping headlines this month: a global trifecta of rising prices, the Russia-Ukraine war, and the ongoing impact of a pandemic. With all eyes on inflation, the Fed on Wednesday ...

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Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Shippers | Employee Retention | Recruiting | Freight Broker | Logistics Careers

By: Scott Watanabe
March 10th, 2022

Interested in a career as a transportation manager or freight broker and want to learn the basics? We've gathered a list of terms transportation professionals frequently run into ...

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Carrier Relations | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Best Practices | Freight Rates | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Landyn Fassett
March 1st, 2022

Have you ever opened a bill to find out you owe more than originally quoted? Not fun! But it happens, and the logistics industry is no exception. A billing adjustment, commonly ...

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Logistics | Cargo Claims | Transportation | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Emily M. Chiarizia, Esq.
February 22nd, 2022

Brokers and forwarders both play a vital role in logistics and cargo movement. They have many similarities, and the terms “broker” and “forwarder” are often used interchangeably. ...

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