Ben Spurgin

Ben joined the ATS Vans division in 2014 as the East Coast Planner. Ben now oversees the planning department and truck efficiency for more than 550 drivers in the Vans Division. His team successfully executes over 7500 loads per month with a focus on project based freight. Ben has also helped create reports and tools to enhance the driver experience at ATS.

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A Comparison of Freight Pickup & Delivery Appointments (Morning, Mid-Day, Afternoon and Evening)

Posted by Ben Spurgin on Jun 1, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Managing a transportation supply chain isn’t easy. With inbound trucks to schedule and outbound shipments to oversee, things can quickly get out of hand without proper relationships, understandings and..

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Freight Shipping Price: Rate Per Mile (RPM) Vs. Daily Rates (Similarities & Differences)

Posted by Ben Spurgin on Jan 28, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The way transportation industry services are priced can leave shippers feeling lost. 

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What is GPS Trailer Tracking?

Posted by Ben Spurgin on Jan 17, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes peace of mind is difficult to come by in the transportation world. Every shipment comes with a unique set of variables and moving parts — each requiring attentiveness and careful management. Sure,..

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What's Affecting Shipping Capacity and Rates This Unusual Retail Peak Season?

Posted by Ben Spurgin on Nov 18, 2020 9:35:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the transportation industry in various ways over the past nine months, forcing shippers and carriers into some challenging scenarios. And as we enter retail peak season, it..

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