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Freight Prepaid vs. Freight Collect: What’s The Difference?

Posted by Mike Zarns on May 23, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Every industry has unique jargon; terminology, sayings and short-hand specific to that space alone. Over time, as individuals become “insiders,” these terms and phrases become second nature — an..

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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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How Long Are Spot Freight Rates Good For?

Posted by Justin Werner on May 9, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes, moving freight can be a frustrating process — a fact you know all too well. Struggling to get solid pricing commitments from your transportation providers is more than frustrating though; it’s..

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The Pros and Cons of Using a Portal For Transportation Bids

Posted by James Gieske on Apr 27, 2022 10:00:00 AM

In pursuit of striking a balance between price and service —  there are several ways to field spot quotes in the transportation world. As companies age and their procedures unfurl, so too do their methods for..

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An Explanation of How Rising Fuel Prices Affect Transportation (+ 3 Budgeting Tips)

Posted by Mark Andres on Apr 4, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The last few months have been challenging for the world as a whole. Among other things, the impact of international conflicts, continued labor shortages and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, have exacerbated the..

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8 Ways to Save Money on Your Flatbed Freight Shipments

Posted by Tyler Turn on Mar 28, 2022 10:00:00 AM

More than $100 billion. That’s how much money shippers — across the U.S. — spent moving their open-deck freight in 2021 alone. This number — which reflects a total that has steadily risen in recent history —..

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Oversized Vs. Legal Freight Shipping Price: Similarities and Differences

Posted by Marty Brix on Feb 25, 2022 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to the transportation of your freight, predicting your pricing and budgeting properly can be difficult. 

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What Are The Common Fuel Surcharge Schedules? (+ How to Choose Yours)

Posted by Derik Gertken on Feb 23, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Your day is full of moving parts. Documents need to be filed, transportation services need to be arranged and, perhaps most importantly, you’ve got a budget to maintain. 

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The Trucking Industry in March 2022: What you should know

Posted by Jesse George on Feb 21, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Every month of the year can bring different pressures and challenges to the trucking industry — an industry that’s intricate, sensitive to change and deeply driven by supply and demand.

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Freight Shipping Price: Rate Per Mile (RPM) Vs. Daily Rates (Similarities & Differences)

Posted by Ben Spurgin on Jan 28, 2022 10:00:00 AM

The way transportation industry services are priced can leave shippers feeling lost. 

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