[Podcast] Freight Rates 2023: A Pricing Manager's Transportation Market Analysis

Posted by Reid Eggen on Nov 3, 2023 3:48:43 PM

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The Trucking Industry in November 2023: What you should know

Posted by Aaron Winter on Oct 18, 2023 9:23:00 AM

As fall transitions to winter, we turn the calendars to November. 

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Freight Rate Spot Quotes: How to Get One, How to Compare Them and Negotiation Tips

Posted by Tucker Sexton on Sep 8, 2023 7:56:00 AM

The first step in arranging a shipment is to reach out to a carrier or broker and receive a rate. With just that information, you can decide which provider is best for you based on the competing interests of..

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Why Do Contract Freight Rates Change? (2 Reasons Your Rate May Need Adjustment)

Posted by Derik Gertken on Mar 1, 2023 10:00:00 AM

You have a lot on your mind every time a shipment needs to pick up. Mainly, you’re concerned with getting products where they need to go on time and damage free. Maintaining your transportation budget — and..

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What is a Layover Fee in Trucking?

Posted by Michael Blumhoefer on Jan 25, 2023 10:00:00 AM

There are a vast array of surcharges in the trucking industry. Commonly referred to as “accessorial” charges, these fees are meant to compensate trucking companies for any extra work they do — or inconvenience..

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5 Common Ways to Tender Freight: a Head-to-Head Comparison

Posted by James Gieske on Jan 16, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Negotiating is a huge part of any logistics professional’s job. Though this takes many forms, you probably negotiate most when tendering shipments to carriers. 

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[Video] 3 Ways to Save Money on Your Flatbed Freight Rates

Posted by Tyler Turn on Dec 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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How to Explain the Cost of Shipping to Your Boss: A Breakdown of the Factors Driving Freight Rates

Posted by Reid Eggen on Dec 7, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Your job, although straightforward (to keep freight flowing to and from your company’s door) isn’t always simple. Logistics professionals are also charged with overseeing their company’s transportation..

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[Video] Contract Vs. Spot Rates: What They Are and How They Differ

Posted by ATS on Nov 8, 2022 8:30:53 AM

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3 Advantages of Receiving Multiple Quotes for Your Freight Shipments

Posted by Mike Zarns on Oct 12, 2022 10:00:00 AM

You value great service. That’s why you constantly strive to build a transportation network of dependable companies. It’s nice to know your bases are covered; that when the time comes, the..

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