Cargo theft. It’s rare, but its impact is wide. While porch pirates grab the attention of the average consumer, logistics professionals and shippers are seeing a sizable increase in both old-fashioned and..
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.
Sometimes peace of mind is difficult to come by in the transportation world. Every shipment comes with a unique set of variables and moving parts — each requiring attentiveness and careful management. Sure,..
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?
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..
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..
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.
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..