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Carrier Relations | Logistics | Transportation | Freight Management | Shippers

By: Taylor Borum
February 10th, 2022

Over the years, Valentine's Day has become an increasingly lucrative business for retailers. Studies predict consumers will spend $23.9 billion on Valentine's Day this year, ...

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

By: Ryan Poynter
February 8th, 2022

Less-than-truckload shipping (LTL) is the consolidation and transport of numerous small loads from various shippers on one truck. Each shipper pays for the portion of the trailer ...

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Carrier Relations | Business Advice | Technology | Logistics | Transportation | Safety | Freight Rates | Freight Management | Shippers | Freight Broker

By: Taylor Borum
February 3rd, 2022

There are numerous advantages to shipping LTL, including reduced costs, robust back-office support from experienced teams, enhanced tracking technology, and improved ...

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Freight/Shipping Trends | Agency Ownership | Business Advice | Logistics | Best Practices | Freight Rates | Shippers

By: Jason McNinch
February 1st, 2022

With the freight market already off to a hot start in 2022, steady rates and stable capacity are as crucial as ever for both shippers and transportation providers. According to a ...

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Logistics | Transportation | Freight Management | Shippers

By: Taylor Borum
January 27th, 2022

If you've worked in logistics for a while, you know that not all cargo is equally feasible to transport. Many goods such as furniture, temperature-controlled products, and heavy ...

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Carrier Relations | Logistics | Cargo Claims | Transportation | Safety | Freight Rates | Freight Management | Shippers

By: Deon Berube
January 25th, 2022

Generally, permitted loads are classified as overweight (heavy haul) or oversized (over-dimensional or OD) loads.

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

By: Tieler Poulson
January 17th, 2022

Check back with us monthly to stay up to speed on freight market conditions. Our snapshots compile market data from reputable public sources to help you stay informed. This month, ...

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

By: Lauren Russell
January 3rd, 2022

Growing and running a small organization is challenging work, whether you've been in business for a month or a decade. Additionally, logistics can be an unpredictable industry for ...

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