Best Practices and Benchmarks

Driver Appreciation Week 2

This week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.… Read More

The Key Benchmark For Measuring Company Growth

How should a freight brokerage sustain and measure business growth, especially in a dynamic market? Read More

What Carriers Want: Lessons from a 5-Star Broker

If you’re a freight broker or 3PL without trucks, you know that your biggest asset is the carriers you use. Read More

Independent Agents Bring Fast Growth, Low Overhead

In the current environment, where freight volume is soft, freight brokerages are looking for ways to increase profits. Read More

A $34 Profit on a $1,500 Load? Really?

If you own or manage a freight brokerage, you’re keenly aware of all the expenses associated with running the business. Read More

Pricing: What’s the Sweet Spot for Shippers?

When you quote a rate to a shipper, what references do you use to ensure that your prices are not too high or too… Read More

Business Gamble Pays Big for River Place Logistics

When River Place Logistics of Raleigh, North Carolina, launched in 2009… Read More

4 More Tips for Working With Freight Brokers

<p>New carriers sometimes find negotiations intimidating and want to know what to expect before they call a broker… Read More

6 Things Freight Brokers Love and Hate

<p>When negotiating with freight brokers, a little preparation and a brief discussion can help you to create a win-win. Read More

5 Advantages of Using Fuel Cards vs. Credit Cards

Even with diesel prices dropping, fuel is still one of the largest expenses for carriers. Read More

Growing Your Freight Brokerage: 2 Models

If you own a small freight brokerage and you want to grow, there are two models to choose from… Read More

Savannah Gains Freight from West Coast

West Coast ports are on the verge of resolving a longstanding labor dispute… Read More