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Important Trends Brokers and Carriers Need to Watch in 2018 and Beyond

As the world moves to a more connected environment each day, the transportation industry has been forced to evolve along with it. Shippers and carriers, suppliers, and the intermediaries who coordinate between them have seen exponential growth over the last several years. The trends for 2018 and the years ahead look promising for licensed freight brokers and the customers they serve, but there are several areas of change of which they must be aware. Below are the most prominent changes coming to the freight and transportation industry this year.

Topics: 3PL Freight Brokers

How 3PL's Can Help Find Capacity

Original Article from Inbound Logistics March 28, 2018

Topics: 3PL WHAT IF logistics WHAT IF Freight Brokers

Logistics Solutions - Freight Brokers

Definition of a Freight Broker – A freight broker is a company or individual who acts as a middle man between the transport service provider and the customer. Freight brokers do not actually provide the truck or the shipping, but instead they provide essential services that will help the shipper identify the best freighting company.

Topics: 3PL Freight Brokers third party logistics Trucking Industry

5 Tips To Help Grow a Successful Freight Brokerage

Freight transported in the U.S is transported by trucks 70% of the time, and the trucking industry has an expected growth of 25% over the next decade. 

Topics: Freight Brokers

Logistics - What is it?

 

Cindy Hartley - Marketing Manager
Topics: logistics Freight Brokers Transportation

Transportation - Three Reasons Carrier Rates Will Rise in 2014

 

Editor's Note: The first three months of 2014 have seen a capacity crunch of major proportions. Though partially weather aided, many experts see it as a pre-cursor of things to come. We thought the following blog laid out the case for tightening capacity well, and so we share it with you here.

By Mike Regan
Topics: Trucking Industry Transportation logistics Transportation in NE Wisconsin Freight Brokers

Freight Brokers - How do I find a good one?

Blog by: Glen Falk  VP - General Manager

Having spent nearly 25 years of my life in the transportation industry, I have had the chance to meet with literally thousands of customers.  Invariably, when the topic of freight brokers comes up, I regularly hear some passionate explanation of an unpleasant experience the shipper had at some point with a freight broker. 

Topics: Transportation logistics Freight Brokers