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

Posted by Deb Meester 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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[Podcast] Spot Freight Rates Explained (What Spot Rates Are, How Long Spot Quotes Last and When to Use Them)

Posted by Brandon Voigt on Aug 23, 2022 10:27:50 AM

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Load-To-Truck Ratios: An Overview of How They Impact Your Freight Rates

Posted by Reid Eggen on Aug 17, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Your company moves freight. You’ve been at it for a long time. How long? One year? Five years? 10 years? More?

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2022 Transportation and Logistics Industry Market Update: The Year So Far & a Look at What’s Ahead

Posted by Paul Pfeiffer on Aug 8, 2022 10:00:00 AM

We’re a little over halfway through 2022, a year that has — to this point — been challenged by worldwide economic disruptions and supply chain congestion issues. No matter what industry your company is in, it..

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