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7 Common Construction Equipment Transportation Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Troy Heyne on May 18, 2022 10:00:00 AM

We all make mistakes sometimes. In 1920 the Boston Red Sox traded 24-year-old Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in exchange for $125,000. That deal, which is widely considered one of the biggest mistakes in..

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[Video] Step-Deck Vs. Lowboy Trailers: Which is best for you?

Posted by Dean Pasek on Feb 5, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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The Trucking Industry in February 2022: What you should know

Posted by Eric Metso on Jan 26, 2022 10:00:00 AM

February is brief. Like a bout of hiccups or a seasonal thunderstorm, it arrives in a flurried instant and leaves just as quickly. 28 days. That’s all it gives us. Well, 29 sometimes — but only if we’re lucky. 

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What are the Legal Axle Weight Limits for Commercial Trucks?

Posted by Adam Koopmeiners on Jan 21, 2022 10:00:00 AM

As core stakeholders of the transportation industry, it’s not uncommon for shippers, like you, to have questions about transportation’s many facets.

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What Trailer Types Are Used in Each Industry?

Posted by Brian Seitz on Oct 13, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Unless you live off the grid, under a rock AND far from the beaten path, your day-to-day life is heavily influenced by countless industries. 

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Why Do Freight Brokers Fall Through? (and how to hold them accountable)

Posted by Joe Graham on Apr 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Whenever your broker falls through and jeopardizes the smooth success of your supply chain, you wonder: What happened? And most importantly, how can I make sure this doesn’t happen again? 

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How Should a Freight Brokerage Monitor the Safety of Its Carriers?

Posted by Jack Johnson on Apr 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM

If you’re a shipper wondering what steps a freight brokerage will take to promote the safety of your cargo and all those involved in its transport, we don’t blame you. Without understanding the steps that can..

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What’s Causing the Truck Driver Salary Increase? [And How It Benefits You]

Posted by Joe Goering on Apr 8, 2021 9:40:00 AM

It's been tough balancing the increased shipping costs lately. Yet, it seems like you keep reading about another trucking company increasing pay for their drivers.

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How Does Distance Impact Freight Delivery Timing?

Posted by Jake Eisenwinter on Apr 7, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Of course the distance your freight needs to travel impacts the time it takes to get there. Based on land distance alone it takes longer to get from NY to Cal than from NY to N.J. But there’s more to it than..

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What Are Spot Market Quotes and How Does a Freight Brokerage Use Them?

Posted by Christopher Matuska on Apr 5, 2021 10:00:00 AM

You’ve been given a spot quote for your freight and you’re not sure how it was calculated or whether a spot quote is best for your business. Since the spot market is such a huge part of the trucking..

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