What to Expect for Flatbed Trucking Rates in 2017

as published on LinkedIn Flatbed trucking rates might surprise shippers in 2017. According to transportation economist Noel Perry, trucking rates look set to climb between 5-7% through the year. This might seem odd since freight rates have been down since 2015, but several factors will lead to increases. Lower rates forced a contraction of the … Read more

Benefits of Truckload Brokers

Truckload brokers deliver big benefits to companies of all sizes. For SMBs, a freight broker is like having a full shipping department. For large enterprises, a truckload broker can cut costs and simplify supply chain management with advanced reporting and strategic recommendations. A good freight broker offers a complete range of services for truckload or … Read more

Truck load Shipping: What is it?

Truck load shipping involves moving an amount of similar cargo of a large enough quantity to fill a semi-truck trailer or an intermodal container. It delivers one customer’s freight dock-to-dock. Full truck load or FTL as it’s often called may also include flatbed, refrigerated, heavy haul, or hotshot freight. There are several factors that separate … Read more

Where Can You Find the Best Truckload Rates?

If you’ve got a truckload shipment, you want the best truckload rates, right? Of course, you do. The challenge is finding them. Let’s start with where you won’t find them. You won’t find the best truckload rates on the internet. Yes, you can do a search and you’ll find ads for companies as well as … Read more