Keep Drivers Happy, Save Money: Minimize Dwell Time

In the trucking industry, minimizing dwell time is crucial for driver satisfaction and cost savings. Studies show that dwell time consumes between 18% and 33% of drivers’ available driving hours, impacting their earnings.

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How to be a Successful Freight Broker: The Ultimate Guide

Discover the essentials of how to be a successful freight broker with our guide covering skills, strategies, and steps to thrive in logistics.

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Collaboration, Data Take on Greater Importance in Transportation Procurement

Shippers take multiple approaches to transportation procurement, from conducting annual bids and mini-bids to using the spot market, but in today’s operating environment no one can afford to take a set-it-and-forget-it approach. In response to dynamic market conditions, a growing number of shippers and carriers are finding ways to work together to create mutually beneficial […]

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How shippers, carriers are fighting inflation by eliminating the  ‘enemy of the freight’

Reports from national and local media are buzzing about a growing backlog of orders for raw materials and finished goods, from energy to food and automobiles. Supply chain managers are under duress, with no easy solution in sight to fix capacity shortages caused by a global health pandemic, extreme weather events and labor deficiencies, among […]

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Six TMS Features Designed to Mitigate the
Capacity Crunch 

Transportation departments are scrambling to find capacity as external forces like the pandemic and shifting economic climates join with seasonality to place constraints on capacity at levels the shipping industry has rarely witnessed. What TMS features help avoid capacity challenges? Given what we know, time is of the essence. Here are six ways a good TMS and specific TMS features help mitigate a capacity crunch.   Spot Market Reporting   With so […]

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There’s Something Happening Here (With Truck Drivers, Logistics Planning)

Join us for a look back at the intersection of trucking, civil unrest and an examination of how logistics planning and management software helps keep freight moving in spite of upheaval and disruption.

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Shifting Processes to Improve Growth

Trucking companies, to be competitive, increasingly need software that can remove old processes and replace them with more efficient ways of working. Streamlining operations reduces overhead, time, and costly human errors.

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