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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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    What is Digital Freight Matching? [Definition + Common Problems]

    Posted by Troy Heyne on Mar 23, 2021 10:30:00 AM

    Finding trucks to pull your freight in the current market is continuing to prove difficult. That’s forcing you to get more creative in the way you find capacity for a reasonable price. 

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    How Freight Shipping Costs are Calculated

    Posted by Jason Halgrimson on Mar 18, 2021 9:59:35 AM

    Keeping a keen eye on your shipping budget can be tricky, especially when you don’t understand where your money is going, how shipping rates are calculated or how to make the most of the money you have. 

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    What is Happening to the Trucking Industry? [And How to Overcome the Next “Perfect Storm”]

    Posted by Mark Andres on Mar 3, 2021 1:28:41 PM

    If you’re a shipper or a transportation provider, the past several weeks have probably added a few gray hairs to your head.

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    Why Do Trucking Rates Change? [And How to Avoid Paying More]

    Posted by Dean Pasek on Feb 15, 2021 9:12:28 AM

    As a transportation provider, one of the most common questions we get from our customers and prospects is why do trucking rates change? You’ve probably wondered the same thing yourself a time or two. In..

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    What Does Same-Day Shipping Cost?

    Posted by Brandon Voigt on Jan 29, 2021 8:37:51 AM

    Much like getting your last-minute Christmas gifts delivered using overnight shipping, having your carrier move your freight the same day you request a quote comes at a premium. We’ll break down what goes..

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    How Does Freight Seasonality Impact Shipping Costs?

    Posted by Mike Lochner on Jan 18, 2021 9:05:34 AM

    Whether or not you, as a shipper, move goods that have changing demand depending on the season, you are affected by those that do. Before getting into the why, let’s define seasonality and talk through a..

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    The Pros and Cons of Spot Rates Vs. Contract Rates

    Posted by Troy Heyne on Jan 12, 2021 10:00:00 AM

    Depending on how frequently you ship freight, you've probably had the debate on whether you should use the spot market versus the contract market. After all, they are two of the most common pricing options..

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