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The Top 5 Most Expensive Freight Shipping Destination Types

Posted by Cory Link on Jun 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Did you know that all told, there are roughly 19,495 incorporated cities, villages, towns and communities in the United States of America? 

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Heavy Haul Trucking: How does freight weight impact trailer type?

Posted by Kyle Jensen on Jun 18, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The trucking industry is exciting. The trucks are big, the trailers are long and the freight can get reaaaal heavy.

Beyond that, there's a ton to learn and even those who’ve worked in this industry for..

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How Do Brokers Grow and Maintain a Reliable Carrier Network?

Posted by Erick Mumm on Jun 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Whether you’ve worked with a freight brokerage in the past or are thinking about doing so in the future, it’s important to understand how the right broker can help your business. The first step when making..

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How Many Miles is a Truck Driver Allowed to Drive in One Day?

Posted by Andrew Beckmann on Mar 29, 2021 8:45:00 AM

We’ve all been there before. Out of nowhere, someone needs something from you last minute. So it’s up to you to get your inventories picked up and delivered as fast as possible. But what’s a..

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What Are The Common Trailer Types Used in The Trucking Industry?

Posted by Aaron Winter on Mar 26, 2021 10:00:00 AM

With so many different trailers on the roads today, it can be difficult to discern what each is used for and which is best for your freight.

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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 Lead Time Impact Freight Shipping Cost?

Posted by Crystal Lahr on Mar 16, 2021 2:59:17 PM

You want to get the most from your transportation budget but just don’t know the best way to do so. In an industry as nuanced as the transportation industry, we know that maintaining your bottom line..

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How Does Trailer Type Impact Freight Shipping Costs?

Posted by Scott Kunkel on Mar 11, 2021 1:57:11 PM

If you ship equipment that requires specialized trailers, it can be hard to remember which trailer type makes the most sense for you from both a cost and safety standpoint. After all, the equipment you’re..

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What You Need to Know About Seasonal Load Restrictions This Spring

Posted by Leah Kuechle on Feb 4, 2021 9:30:00 AM

As someone who's responsible for shipping and logistics, you know plenty of factors can impact your ability to transport goods from point A to point B. For example, you know that, during the treacherous..

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