More than $100 billion. That’s how much money shippers — across the U.S. — spent moving their open-deck freight in 2021 alone. This number — which reflects a total that has steadily risen in recent history —..
When it comes to the transportation of your freight, predicting your pricing and budgeting properly can be difficult.
Your day is full of moving parts. Documents need to be filed, transportation services need to be arranged and, perhaps most importantly, you’ve got a budget to maintain.
Every month of the year can bring different pressures and challenges to the trucking industry — an industry that’s intricate, sensitive to change and deeply driven by supply and demand.
The way transportation industry services are priced can leave shippers feeling lost.
Every business cares about the freight they move, the shipments that keep their businesses running and the dollars rolling in. So yeah, it could be argued that every load is “highly valued” by the companies..
Look, we get it. You want to make the most of your shipping dollars in the most convenient way possible. It’s not your fault that short-mile shipments are so expensive over weekend days.
So, you’re looking to move some freight over the weekend. Not only that but your products don't need to go that far. Seems like it should be pretty simple and at the very least inexpensive, right?