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What is Digital Freight Matching? [Definition + Common Problems]

Posted by Troy Heyne on Mar 23, 2021 10:30:00 AM

Finding trucks to pull your freight in the current market is continuing to prove difficult. That’s forcing you to get more creative in the way you find capacity for a reasonable price. 

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How Are Freight Shipping Costs Calculated?

Posted by Jason Halgrimson on Mar 18, 2021 9:59:35 AM

Keeping a keen eye on your shipping budget can be tricky, especially when you don’t understand where your money is going, how shipping rates are calculated or how to make the most of the money you..

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How Does Freight Seasonality Impact Shipping Costs?

Posted by Crystal Lahr on Jan 18, 2021 9:05:34 AM

Whether or not you, as a shipper, move goods that have changing demand depending on the season, you are affected by those that do. Before getting into the why, let’s define seasonality and talk through a..

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The Pros and Cons of Spot Rates Vs. Contract Rates

Posted by Troy Heyne on Jan 12, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Depending on how frequently you ship freight, you've probably had the debate on whether you should use the spot market versus the contract market. After all, they are two of the most common pricing options..

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