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Roadrunner gets $540 million infusion, new leadership

Roadrunner Transportation Systems is the 15th largest US trucking company. A private investment firm injected $540 million into Roadrunner Transportation Systems, helping the trucking operator to pay down debt and providing capital to keep Roadrunner running. Elliott Management, which previously held about 8.6 percent of Roadrunner’s stock, made a redeemable preferred stock...

C.H. Robinson sees truckload rates drop despite volume gain

Excess capacity is blunting the impact of rising volumes on trucking pricing. Freight demand in North America appears to be rising, but the latest earnings report from the largest US freight broker shows truckload pricing is lagging. North American freight volumes at C.H. Robinson Worldwide spiked across all modes in the...

C.H. Robinson sees truckload rates drop despite volume gain

Excess capacity is blunting the impact of rising volumes on trucking pricing. Freight demand in North America appears to be rising, but the latest earnings report from the largest US freight broker shows truckload pricing is lagging. North American freight volumes at C.H. Robinson Worldwide spiked across all modes in the...

Smaller US shippers seen struggling with inventory

Balancing inventories is a task that looms large in the life of smaller shippers. The biggest challenge facing logistics executives today often isn’t deciding what technology to purchase, but just knowing they need to purchase it, a top UPS supply chain consultant says. “A very common challenge is knowing when to make...

Smaller US shippers seen struggling with inventory

Balancing inventories is a task that looms large in the life of smaller shippers. The biggest challenge facing logistics executives today often isn’t deciding what technology to purchase, but just knowing they need to purchase it, a top UPS supply chain consultant says. “A very common challenge is knowing when to make...

TransFX wants to help shippers hedge against truck rate hikes

Trucking pricing has been volatile in the past few years. Shippers looking to shield their companies from rising truck rates soon may have a new option: a futures exchange designed to help them hedge against sudden swings and surges in pricing. Craig Fuller, a scion of the Chattanooga trucking family that...

TransFX wants to help shippers hedge against truck rate hikes

Shippers looking to shield their companies from rising truck rates soon may have a new option: A futures exchange designed to help them hedge against sudden swings and surges in pricing. Craig Fuller, a scion of the Chattanooga trucking family that founded U.S. Xpress Enterprises, hopes this summer to add...

US shippers turn collaborative as logistics gets more complex

A focus on sustainability for every party in the supply chain can be found from the oceanside to the landside. Some shippers may consider “collaboration” a buzzword that’s been stale since the 1990s, but it’s slipping off their lips more and more often. Concern about future truck capacity coupled with more...

US shippers turn collaborative as logistics gets more complex

Some shippers may consider collaboration a buzzword that’s been stale since the 1990s, but it’s slipping off their lips more and more often. Concern about future truck capacity coupled with more complex demands from customers are pushing US shippers to make transportation suppliers partners. That’s tough for those companies that pressed...

US shippers expect pinch, not capacity crunch, from ELDs

Many of the larger US trucking fleets are already outfitted with electronic logging devices. Shippers and trucking companies are concerned about a potential loss of capacity and productivity that could push up pricing when truck drivers are required to use electronic logging devices (ELDs), but they’re not expecting a massive capacity...

US shippers expect pinch, not capacity crunch, from ELDs

Many of the larger US trucking fleets are already out fitted with electronic logging devices. Shippers and trucking companies are concerned about a potential loss of capacity and productivity that could push up pricing when truck drivers are required to use electronic logging devices, but they’re not expecting a massive capacity...

Tech gives US shippers edge in truck contracting

ORLANDO, Florida — US shippers increasingly are using technology in contract and pricing negotiations with motor carriers to the potential benefit of both parties. “We’re better armed going into negotiations than we’ve ever been,” Brian Morgan, senior director of logistics and process excellence at Leviton Manufacturing, said at the NASSTRAC Shippers...

Freight Broker Sales vs. Freight Broker Marketing

Freight Broker Training Blog - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:37
As you may or may not know by now I have been doing LIVE Broker / Agent training’s on Facebook for the past couple of months and the feedback has been overwhelming. Below is one...
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5 Bad Habits Freight Brokers Need to Avoid to Increase Productivity

Freight Broker Training Blog - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:35
Regardless if you are a freight broker, agent, w2 employees, truck driver or an entrepreneur of some sort, being productive is important to your success and your state of mind. The most productive freight brokers...
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Training REPLAY – How & Why Freight Brokers Need to Develop Strong Carrier Relationships

Freight Broker Training Blog - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:30
I hope you enjoyed this replay of the LIVE training I did recently. Click here if still curious about how to become a freight broker or freight agent in 30 days or less  check out...
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4 Ways to Find Your Freight Broker NICHE! (REPLAY)

Freight Broker Training Blog - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:28
Download your FREE Cheat Sheet “How to Get 10+ Shipper Leads Emailed to You Daily” If you enjoyed this LIVE training then check out the links below to see 3 other Facebook LIVE training’s I...
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Freight Broker Sales Training – Turning 1 Customer Into 10

Freight Broker Training Blog - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:26
Click the link below for your FREE CHEAT SHEET on“How to Convert 1 Customer into 10 without Cold Calling” Did this post help you out?  If so, I would greatly appreciate it if you would comment...
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3 Tips Guaranteed to Help You Get More Customers

Freight Broker Training Blog - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:25
One of the biggest challenges in building any successful business is getting new customers and the freight business is no exception! For some freight brokers getting new customers is easy.  For others it can be a...
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5 Freight Brokers Tips to 10X Your Odds of Success!

Freight Broker Training Blog - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:23
If you have heard my story before, you know that I had no experience when I started my freight brokerage back in 2003.  I joke about it but it’s true, many of you know more...
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Freight Broker Sales Training – 5 Must Read Books!

Freight Broker Training Blog - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 23:21
Whether you like it or not learning how to sell is one of the most valuable skills in the world.  Top sales people are regularly in the top 5% of income earners in the United...
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