Best Practices and Benchmarks

Freight brokers post solid Q3 results, despite lackluster margins

Freight brokers posted solid revenue gains and good cost controls in the third quarter, for a sharp increase in net… Read More

5 steps to get 'pre-booked' for loads

When demand for trucks slows down, like it does every year during this time, the trend among many owner-operators is to… Read More

Freight broker revenue doubles in July

Freight brokers doubled their monthly revenue in July compared to last year, to set yet another record. Despite… Read More

2 capacity-finding tools you may not know you have

If you're a freight broker using the DAT Power load board, you may… Read More

Freight brokers boost profits off the chart, with strong revenue growth

Even with a 35% increase in headcount, freight brokers enjoyed a 20X spike in profit per employee, 25% higher revenue per… Read More

When should you replace your truck?

When is the best time to replace your truck? There is no one correct answer to this question. Independent truckers will… Read More

DAT Freight Broker Benchmark: 41% more load volume yields 78% higher revenue

Monthly revenue rose 78% for freight brokers in May on a 41% increase in load volume, to set new records for those two… Read More

Freight Brokers Enjoy Record Operating Profits in April

Operating profits were more than nine times higher for freight brokers in April, compared to the same month in 2017.… Read More

What Does it Cost to Run Your Trucking Company?

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of… Read More

How to Control Fuel Cost: Fleet Cards vs. Credit Cards

With diesel prices back on the rise, now more than ever fleet managers have to monitor fuel spending. Both proprietary… Read More

How to Control Fuel Costs: Fleet Cards vs. Credit Cards

With gas prices back on the rise, now more than ever fleet managers have to monitor fuel spending. Both proprietary fleet… Read More

Cutting Motor Carrier Costs, One Line Item at a Time

My advice to anyone getting their motor carrier authority would be to create a relationship with a CPA. I have been using… Read More