The Trucking Industry in June 2024: What You Should Know

Posted by Eric Metso on May 24, 2024 1:26:15 PM

The four weeks of June are always among the trucking industry’s most strenuous. 

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The Trucking Industry In October 2023: What you should know

Posted by Scott Cromer on Sep 20, 2023 8:49:00 AM

October brings the World Series, Halloween and the start of the fourth quarter. And while it can be easy to write October off as the last month before the busy holiday season, experienced shippers know that..

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Common Transportation Industry Market Cycles: What They Are and What They Mean For You

Posted by Paul Pfeiffer on Nov 16, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Most businesses are cyclical, in some way, with their financial earnings sensitive to changes in the economy or time of year. Companies that sell consumer-discretionary products like electronics or furniture..

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What’s Going On With the Diesel Shortage? (Explanation, Forecast, Planning Tips)

Posted by Eric Metso on Nov 9, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is a government agency that collects, analyzes and reports energy information to policymakers and the public.

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[Podcast] What Key Performance Indicators Should Be Used to Monitor and Assess Your Transportation Network?

Posted by Derik Gertken on Aug 9, 2022 11:26:50 AM

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The 10 Largest Truckload Van Carriers in 2024 (And How to Choose)

Posted by Derik Gertken on Jul 6, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Filling your network with reliable trucking companies, though important to your long-term success, has never been simple. There are hundreds of thousands of truckload carriers in the U.S. alone, each claiming..

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8 Tips For Receiving The Most Accurate Spot Quotes Possible

Posted by Michael Schooler on Jun 27, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Transportation is intimately intertwined with your business and paying to secure service is a constant reality you face.  

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The Trucking Industry in July 2023: What you should know

Posted by Eric Metso on Jun 22, 2022 8:56:38 AM

In the trucking industry, July makes busy bees of us all as produce season in southern states continues to ramp up and Q3 stretches its legs in anticipation of an exciting three months.

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10 Things Transportation Companies Need To Know About Your High-Value Freight (And Why)

Posted by Jack Johnson on Jun 8, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The vast majority of the loads moved by trucking companies aren’t classified as “high value.” Transporting these shipments — those that land below $100,000 in monetary value — is a relatively standard practice..

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[Podcast] Tips For Saving On Your Freight Rates (Even During Volatile Times)

Posted by Mike Zarns on May 20, 2022 10:58:16 AM

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