Best Practices and Benchmarks

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

Freight Brokers Boost Revenue 63%, on 21% More Loads

Freight brokers moved 21% more loads in March, compared to the same month last year, setting a two-year record for load… Read More

What is a Load Board? An Introduction for Shippers

What is a Load Board?An easy way to think of a load board is as a web-based bulletin board service for the… Read More

Freight Brokers Boost Revenue 67% in February, on 29% More Loads

Freight brokers moved 29% more loads in February, at 13% higher revenue per load, compared to February 2017. That… Read More

Got Snacks? How to Eat Healthy on the Road

It’s time to re-fuel! Your body that is. We get it. You have deadlines to meet, and traffic to beat, so the… Read More

Get Your Carrier Authority - Ignore the Myths

This is Part Two, the follow-up to my first three myths about getting carrier authority. Read More

3 Reasons to Get Your Carrier Authority Now

My biggest regret about getting started in this industry was that I didn't get my authority sooner. It was the myths,… Read More