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By: Taylor Borum
December 6th, 2022

As a freight broker responsible for cultivating your own book of business, it helps to understand which cities are the most logistics-friendly for shippers. Whether it's easy ...

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

By: Taylor Borum
November 22nd, 2022

At Armstrong, we find ways to work smarter, not harder. Our employees have traveled far and wide this year, from Iceland to Australia and crisscrossing the country for industry ...

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Carrier Relations | Business Advice | Logistics | Cargo Claims | Transportation | Best Practices

By: Caroline Synakowski
November 3rd, 2022

Do you suspect that you've become the victim of a double-brokering scam? Although there are many red flags to look out for, carriers of any size can find themselves on the ...

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Carrier Relations | Business Advice | Logistics | Cargo Claims | Hostage Load | Transportation | Best Practices | Safety | Freight Management

By: Caroline Synakowski
October 18th, 2022

Whether it’s the pandemic, inflation woes, or a desire to capitalize on a fractured global supply chain, we're seeing an uptick in fraud throughout the transportation industry. ...

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Insider | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Best Practices | Freight Management | Freight Broker

By: Morgan Griffith
October 13th, 2022

Events like hurricanes and blizzards are best handled with experienced staff planning ahead. For example, Armstrong account managers encourage shippers to schedule pickup ...

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Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Broker | Logistics Careers

By: Tom Milosavljevich
October 4th, 2022

Logistics and transportation companies are service-based organizations that typically have multiple sales teams. As such, the majority of companies in the logistics space may ...

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

By: Rick Sammons
September 28th, 2022

Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the U.S., made landfall in southwest Florida near Fort Myers today. The Category 4 hurricane is expected to pack a punch ...

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Business Advice | Logistics | Cargo Claims | Hostage Load | Transportation | Best Practices | Freight Management | Shippers

By: Stephanie Wilson
September 22nd, 2022

The statistics vary, but it’s generally noted that cargo crime is a $15 billion to $30 billion problem each year across the U.S. One load lost to cargo theft can cost shippers ...

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