While some of the giant freight brokers are cutting people left and right, there are a LOT of small freight brokers who are working like crazy to impress their customers and to stay alive. If you are a shipper, please consider utilizing a small freight broker for a portion of your truckload or LTL spend.…Read More
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Truckload Pricing – Things to Consider
I started working for a truckload carrier in 1995. I’ve been quoting truckload rates for 24 years. In all of the things that I have done in truckload transportation, from sales, to operations, to now owning our own business the past six years, I enjoy quoting truckload rates most. Quoting truckload rates is also most company’s greatest…Read More
The Costanza “Opposite” Strategy
Poor old George. His whole life hasn’t turned out like he thought it would. Check out this clip. https://youtu.be/1Y_6fZGSOQI Perhaps you’re feeling the same way. Your lack of motivation at work can be a result of a number of causes including burnout, not enough sleep, boredom, an overloaded desk, no clear goals, repetitive and monotonous actions…Read More
Trucking is Sure Confusing These Days
Trucking is sure confusing these days isn’t it? Chew on these facts for a minute: 1. The trucking industry is officially in a recession, according to data tracked by ACT Research and reported by FreightWaves. 2. Freight volume in 2019 has been strong, but has now started to weaken below 2016-1017 numbers. Spot rates are down double digits…Read More