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..
What is a Layover Fee in Trucking?
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..
5 Common Ways to Tender Freight: a Head-to-Head Comparison
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.
How to Explain the Cost of Shipping to Your Boss: A Breakdown of the Factors Driving Freight Rates
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..
3 Advantages of Receiving Multiple Quotes for Your Freight Shipments
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..
[Podcast] Spot Freight Rates Explained (What Spot Rates Are, How Long Spot Quotes Last and When to Use Them)
Load-To-Truck Ratios: An Overview of How They Impact Your Freight Rates
Your company moves freight. You’ve been at it for a long time. How long? One year? Five years? 10 years? More?
2022 Transportation and Logistics Industry Market Update: The Year So Far & a Look at What’s Ahead
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..