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Sales Tips for Brokers: The Art of "Warm Calling"

Guest blogger Dennis Brown is founder and CEO of… Read More

Sales Tips for Carriers: Prospecting for Gold

Guest blogger Jeff Schneider is president of… Read More

Rodney's Truck

Rodney A. sent me a picture of his truck and gave me permission to share it with you.I didn't get Rodney's… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week - Van You're Up, You're Up

VANNational average rates for vans are up $0.04 since the end of April. But in our weekly… Read More

Week in Review 5/4

Happy Friday, everyone! It's that time of the week again. It was a long week here, and it looks like the Oregon weather… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week - Harvests Squeeze Van Capacity

Usually, when we discuss fruit and vegetable harvests, we look at their effect on reefer freight. But the produce… Read More

Week in Review 4/27

I can't believe it's that time of the week already... but happy Friday everyone!After releasing a… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week - Hello, Columbus

VANS - Hello, ColumbusHot Markets: Van rates rose in 39… Read More

Week in Review - 4/20

Happy Friday everyone!This week in review, we have some great articles for you, and some blog posts you… Read More

"Does That Include Fuel?" and Other Questions

You really need this load, but how do you know if the rate is any good? Will your driver waste hours at the… Read More

Transportation Highway Funding Extended Through June

UPDATE - Thursday, April 19: The House passed another extension, with a new expiration date of September 30.… Read More

Rate Trend of the Week - Flatbeds Aren't Flat

Flatbed rates rose 2.2% in the highest-volume markets last week, to kick off the construction… Read More

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