Best Practices and Benchmarks

Case Study: Broker Doubles Revenue with Half the Staff

Like many other brokerages, Carrier Services of Tennessee was hit hard by the recession that began in 2008. That year… Read More

Brokers: Are You Managing Your Company's Online Reputation?

<p>I recently read an article on handling online reviews and it is so appropriate for our marketplace that I thought I… Read More

Shopping for a Broker TMS? These 5 “Don’ts” Will Help You Avoid Buyer’s Remorse

The right TMS can boost both productivity and profits by eliminating labor-intensive tasks and giving you time to focus on… Read More

Technology vs. Revenue Producer: Who Wins?

What impacts the financial health of a brokerage faster: more revenue producers or better technology? Read More

How to Predict Truckload Rate Changes, Using the Load-to-Truck Ratio

Looking back at one of my blog posts from last year, I came across some analyses that apply surprisingly well to today's… Read More

Carriers and Brokers Use Company Reviews to Select Business Partners

DAT’s Company Reviews feature launched in February and is being used by carriers and brokers alike to help them select who… Read More

Six Ways to Gain Capacity Now

Capacity will continue to be tight in the coming months. Read More

Brokerage uses Technology to Grow Business Without Growing Staff

Jason Fullen is the first to tell you that the staff at Fullen Transportation hasn’t grown much since he joined the company… Read More

Do You Make This Mistake Factoring Loads?

In a perfect world, we’d all get paid as soon as the job is done, but let’s face it… Read More

How to Build a Profitable TriHaul

You already have a load from Point A to Point B – let’s say it’s a weekly van load from Chicago to Dallas. Read More

Creative Ways to Maximize Return on Assets in Q2

If there’s one take away from this eventful winter, it’s that truckload capacity is at a tipping point… Read More

Broker Uses Company Reviews to Grow Her Business

Company Reviews are catching on. Read More