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How Do Freight Brokers Track Shipments?

Posted by Mark Andres on Jun 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM

“Where’s my freight?”

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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..

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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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What Are The Common Trailer Types Used in The Trucking Industry?

Posted by Aaron Winter on Mar 26, 2021 10:00:00 AM

With so many different trailers on the roads today, it can be difficult to discern what each is used for and which is best for your freight.

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Technology in Transportation: How Does Your Carrier Stack Up?

Posted by Mark Andres on Jun 25, 2020 4:25:18 PM

The days of doing business over fax or even snail mail are fading. This could be due in part to the fact that people within a company generally aren’t in a central office anymore — particularly now in the..

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