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By: Jennifer Koskie
June 20th, 2022

In the first installment of this post, we discussed overcoming a prospect's objections and selling them on your business; now it's time to move on to contract negotiations. This ...

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Insider | Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Best Practices | Agent Program | Recruiting

By: Jennifer Koskie
June 9th, 2022

The word 'no' can be tough to hear, even for experienced negotiators. If you're on a tight deadline to meet a quota or looking to squeeze in a last-minute deal before your next ...

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Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Best Practices

By: Kristi DeMoisy
May 24th, 2022

It's a new week, and you’re feeling motivated! This is your week to reach out to prospects, new and old, and close some sales. But with so many options, where do you start?

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

By: Barry McRae
May 17th, 2022

Finding a carrier to move your freight is no easy task, especially if you have a hazardous or high-value product. Getting a load to its final destination requires relinquishing ...

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Insider | Agency Ownership | ATG News | Technology | Logistics | Transportation | Agent Program | Freight Rates | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

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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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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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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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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