Rising Fuel Prices: A Trucker’s Guide to High Fuel Costs
President Joe Biden’s recent announcement that the Strategic Petroleum Reserve will release one million barrels of oil reserves per day …
Sales Tips for Brokers: Fight "Call Reluctance"
Guest blogger Jeff Schneider is president of Schneider Training Solutions in Portland, OR. This article is adapted from “Call Reluctance.”
Rate Trend of the Week – Location, Location, Location
National average rates are up for the three major equipment types on the spot market, but some individual markets and
Sales Tips for Carriers – Should You Discount Your Rates?
Guest blogger Jeff Schneider is president of Schneider Training Solutions in Portland, OR. This article is adapted from “Should You
Transportation Bill Stalls, Facing June 30th Deadline
Transportation continues to be a hot-button issue in Congress these days. The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives are trying
California Reefers Start High-CARB Diet in 2013
New regulations from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will affect brokers and shippers as well as carriers. The rules
Week in Review – 6/8
I was looking at some articles to share with you, but I got sidetracked and didn’t post them on Friday.
Rate Trend of the Week – Spring has Sprung
It’s not officially summer yet, but you wouldn’t know it to look at truckload rates. The past week saw a
Rate Trend of the Week – Up, Up, and Away
Rates rose for all three equipment types in major markets last week. Most of the pressure is normal for the
Memorial Day CXLIV
Memorial Day — also called Decoration Day — has been a U.S. tradition since 1868. After the Civil War, local
Week in Review 5/25
Hey everyone, happy Friday! There’s been a lot of back and forth in industry-related legislation over the last months, and
So How Crazy is it 'Out There' Prior to Memorial Day?
One broker commented to me, one week I have trucks, the next week I have loads. And it changes from
Rate Trend of the Week – Reefers Sizzle in the Spring
I’ve been analyzing national trends in my recent blog posts about capacity and rates, but there are strong regional trends
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