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What’s Going On with Freight Volume this Year?

Freight volume has always been one of the core benchmarks of economic strength. The more imports/exports and product moving across America’s highways, the better the economy. As those volumes begin to contract, so does the economy –  at least, that’s what appears to be happening right now. Freight volumes for 2019 have been lackluster to say [...]

October 28th, 2019|Freight News|

Is Your Freight Audit System Equipped for the Supply Chain of the Future?

Globalization and the rise of complex supply chains have brought forth many new variables for shippers to consider. It’s no surprise old freight management systems have become outmoded ― replaced by more robust platforms. So why are many companies still using antiquated freight accounting software? The supply chain of the future requires proactive oversight, not reactive [...]

October 18th, 2019|Freight Audit|

Understanding the Difference Between a Driver Shortage and a Capacity Shortage

To understand a problem, you need to know the reasons behind it. The freight industry has an abundance of problems, including one of shortages ― namely driver and capacity shortages. The two problems sound similar, but they’re actually quite different. They have unique roots and impact the industry in different ways. Understanding each is key to recognizing their effects [...]

October 18th, 2019|Freight Costs|

Six ways a TMS improves shipper of choice standing

Shippers of choice all have one thing in common: They put the truck driver first. They accomplish this in different ways, but the theme of finding ways to make life easier for the driver prevails. Whether that is less detention time, quicker payments, improved route optimization or driver amenities at shipping facilities, drivers appreciate working with shippers that take their [...]

September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Cargo Theft Is on the Rise Thanks to an Increase in Valuable Goods Being Transported

The 2001 hit movie The Fast and the Furious opens with a daring heist of a truck hauling high-priced electronics by a gang of street racing thieves. It was an introduction to the concept of cargo theft for many people. And while Hollywood magic certainly dramatized the scene with flashy stunts, it shed light on a [...]

July 30th, 2019|Freight News|

Legal Cannabis Is Creating Nightmares for Freight and Logistics

The cannabis boom is sweeping the U.S. In some states, sales of recreational marijuana have created a billion-dollar industry overnight. In other states where legalization is still on the docket, sales of cannabidiol (CBD) products are making major ripples. But there are still areas of the country where both are banned. And therein lies the problem [...]

July 30th, 2019|Freight News|

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