Local Carriers vs. Over-The-Road Carriers: Which Is Right for Your Freight?

Posted by Ashley Miller on Oct 20, 2023 9:16:00 AM

In the ever-evolving business world, choosing the right transportation provider for your freight can be an overwhelming decision. It has a major impact on your business operations, shipping costs, efficiency..

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What Happens When Freight Is Held Hostage for Payment?

Posted by Ben Mikelson on Oct 9, 2023 9:41:29 AM

“Held hostage” refers to freight that is in transit, and the driver or carrier/broker is refusing to complete the delivery until their demands are met. This is a rare situation, but understandably fraught for..

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[Video] 3 Tips for Choosing a Transportation Provider

Posted by Josh Rivers on May 25, 2023 10:23:31 AM

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The Pros and Cons of Adding a New Transportation Provider Mid-Cycle

Posted by Crystal Lahr on Feb 24, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Composing a transportation network can take years of work. This is rarely a set-it-and-forget-it process. Your company’s supply chain is dynamic — with inbound and outbound freight volumes fluctuating..

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Shipping Freight to a Trade Show: 4 Keys to Success

Posted by Drew LaBeaux on Feb 22, 2023 10:00:00 AM

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6 Steps for Onboarding a New Transportation Provider

Posted by Derek Brutger on Feb 20, 2023 10:00:00 AM

You oversee the freight moving to and from your company’s door. In doing so, you’re tasked with meeting certain deadlines, budgetary benchmarks and performance goals. As a logistics manager, achieving these..

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5 Common Ways to Tender Freight: a Head-to-Head Comparison

Posted by James Gieske on Jan 16, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Negotiating is a huge part of any logistics professional’s job. Though this takes many forms, you probably negotiate most when tendering shipments to carriers. 

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[Video] Why Truck Driver Experience and Quality Should Matter to You

Posted by Lars Offerdahl on Jan 10, 2023 10:00:00 AM

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How to Get Started Managing a Transportation Supply Chain: 8 Priorities

Posted by Derik Gertken on Nov 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM

There are few roles in an organization more important than supply chain/logistics management. The flow of freight to and from its location(s) is a foundational piece of every business — accounting for a large..

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[Video] Retail and General Merchandise Shipping (2 Tips For Success)

Posted by Christopher Matuska on Nov 17, 2022 10:00:00 AM

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