4 strategies for transportation procurement

4 strategies for transportation procurement

Transportation is a significant expense, and for many companies, it can mean the difference between profit and loss.

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Localized capacity constraints create spot market ripple effects

Localized capacity constraints create spot market ripple effects

Constraints on trucks and drivers continue to keep spot market truckload rates high…

Hauling candy by the truckload is a sweet niche

Hauling candy by the truckload is a sweet niche

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4 strategies for transportation procurement

Transportation is a significant expense, and for many companies, it can mean the difference between profit and loss. Read More

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Constraints on trucks and drivers continue to keep spot market truckload rates high… Read More

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