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The Pros and Cons of Routing Your Own Freight

Posted by Eric Metso on Oct 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM

So, your customers route their own freight. To this point, this process has worked well for your business, your customers and your bottom line. You have a specialty, whatever it may be, and providing..

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The 5 Biggest Time Wasters For Logistics Managers (and How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Derik Gertken on Oct 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM

As a leader in your organization, there are constantly things vying for your attention. Things that need your time, your opinion and your expertise. 

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The Trucking Industry In October 2021: 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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4 Out-Of-The-Box Ways to Save Money on Your Freight Rates

Posted by Joseph Christensen on Sep 10, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Not to be the bearer of bad news but you may be overpaying for your freight. Sure, spending an extra dollar here or there isn’t terribly destructive. You’ve been known to swing an occasional splurge..

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Moving 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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How Many Transportation Providers Should You Have? (and how to choose)

Posted by Derik Gertken on Sep 3, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Sometimes, taking a step back is important. Doing so allows us to inventory our strengths and pinpoint other areas for improvement. The ability to do this, to take a step backward and survey your..

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The Trucking Industry in September 2021: What you should know

Posted by Eric Metso on Aug 18, 2021 10:13:58 AM

September is a pivotal month in many respects. The seasons shift from summer to fall and shorts are swapped for long pants as the warmth of longer days slowly dims.

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4 Factors That Raise Your Freight Rates (and how to avoid paying more)

Posted by Dean Pasek on Jul 28, 2021 10:36:23 AM

Without understanding the price you’re paying for your freight, maintaining a budget can quickly get out of hand. Freight rates and the factors that dictate them are constantly fluctuating. This can leave..

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Hospitality Logistics: 4 Keys to Success

Posted by Christopher Matuska on Jul 26, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Moving freight in the hospitality industry can be a complex process, especially when deadlines are tight and timelines are dynamic. Without a competent transportation partner, companies like yours can..

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The Trucking Industry in August 2021: What you should know

Posted by Charles Kuykendall on Jul 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

August. A seemingly simple six-letter word that has a serious impact on the trucking industry, national supply chains and your shipping dollars. But what makes August so special? 

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