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U.S. e-commerce revenue is about $423.3 billion and is steadily climbing. Whether it’s full truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), or parcel, carriers are being forced to adjust to changes in the retail industry. With all of these changes being implemented at such a rapid rate, it’s only natural for people to make mistakes when working on LTL shipping arrangements. But with some quick insight, you can prevent these mistakes and improve LTL

Sales calls and developing relationships with new clients can be an intimidating venture for even the experienced freight broker. You know the most important questions you can ask a new client, like what they ship, what their expectations are, and who’s in charge to seal the deal. But do you know how to truly make an impression on your potential new client? Here are some thoughtful questions to impress a

U.S. e-commerce revenue is about $423.3 billion and is steadily climbing. Whether it’s full truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), or parcel, carriers are being forced to adjust to changes in the retail industry. And the increase in cargo theft is just one change that can negatively impact the entire industry if not handled correctly, or better yet, prevented entirely. Unfortunately, many freight brokers overlook some of the simplest preventative measures that can

Logistics in the shipping world sometimes gets weird. Transportation management software and shipment tracking integration systems aim to keep things in order, but occasionally things go terribly wrong and we’re left scratching our heads. With all of the freight management and load broker software available to shippers today, serious mistakes should be exceedingly rare. Yet last week the freight management broker systems for a company called We Rent Goats had their hands

If you’re in the market for shipping goods, it’s likely you’ll have to work with a load board at some point during your career. Though this management system can be difficult to navigate, there are ways to make a load board or a freight marketplace work for your business. Here are the key facts regarding load boards to make your business run a little more smoothly. What is a load

U.S. e-commerce revenue is about $423.3 billion and is steadily climbing. Whether it’s full truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), or parcel, carriers are being forced to adjust to changes in the retail industry. But if you’re looking to boost your bottom line when it comes to a reliable LTL TMS, there are a number of features that make for efficiency, accountability, simplicity, and convenience. Here are just a few basic features to

U.S. e-commerce revenue is about $423.3 billion and is steadily climbing. Whether it’s full truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), or parcel, carriers are being forced to adjust to changes in the retail industry. One modern technology that has improved efficiency and overall operations for freight brokers all over the country is MacroPoint. Before you get started with MacroPoint, however, it’s important to know what the program does as well as how it

If you’re entering the field of cargo freight shipping or handling, there are some important terms and software to get acquainted with before you’re able to ship out your freight. You may have heard the term “brokerware” getting passed around before you entered the field, but you’re still relying on the old paper and pen or an electronic filing program to keep track of your transactions. Getting acquainted with the

  U.S. e-commerce revenue is about $423.3 billion and is steadily climbing. Whether it’s full truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), or parcel, carriers are being forced to adjust to changes in the retail industry. With that in mind, all load brokers should recognize that trucks carry the largest share of freight by value, tons, and ton-miles for shipments moving 750 or fewer miles. Rail, on the other hand, is the dominant mode

U.S. e-commerce revenue is about $423.3 billion and is steadily climbing. Whether it’s full truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), or parcel, carriers are being forced to adjust to changes in the retail industry. Freight management software is just one way freight brokers around the country are staying on schedule. But before you invest in any types of transportation broker software, it’s important to understand what makes a TMS a high quality and