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A Synopsis of The Transportation Industry in 2021 [Key Changes & Takeaways]

Posted by Paul Pfeiffer on Dec 17, 2021 10:00:00 AM

As we near the conclusion of 2021, and begin the twenty-second leg of our 2000’s journey — with a year that promises more challenges, triumphs and learning opportunities — a bit of reflection would do all of..

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How Does Your Freight's Origin Impact Your Final Shipping Price?

Posted by Tony Block on Oct 18, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes, it can feel like things are only getting more expensive. Especially when every freight rate you’re given seems steeper than the next. Just like other logistics professionals, using your shipping..

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The Trucking Industry In October 2022: What you should know

Posted by Scott Cromer on Sep 29, 2021 10:00:21 AM

Ahhh. We made it to the first double-digit month of the year. To the second phase of fall, 92 days before the end of quarter four, to October. 

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Shipping Freight Around a Holiday: 3 Critical Planning Tips

Posted by Jordan Sandstrom on Sep 8, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Predictable as always, another national holiday is rapidly approaching. Last time, you were caught off guard by the impact these nationwide break periods have on the transportation industry. And, without..

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What Does Heavy Haul Trucking Cost?

Posted by Ben Delong on Aug 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Heavy haul trucking couldn’t be more important to your supply chain. And, no matter how big or what it is, that boiler, generator, tank or piece of large machinery, needs to get to its destination — preferably..

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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 years..

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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 any..

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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 realistic..

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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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