Where’s the Freight? Yakima, Dodge City, Southwestern Ontario, Tucson and Huntington Most Profitable Markets in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Yakima, Dodge City, Southwestern Ontario, Tucson and Huntington Most Profitable Markets in Coming Week

Happy Friday, all, and welcome to your end of week edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report for owner ops and trucking companies. According to a recent report from FreightWaves, national tender rejection rates that measure demand indicate that dry van capacity is loosening, particularly in larger markets such as Dallas and Memphis. In today’s market report,…

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Top Tech for Your Trucking Business

Top Tech for Your Trucking Business

As an owner operator, fleet owner or someone working in a trucking business, your technology options are plentiful. Trucking technology can reduce downtime, increase profit margins and help you grow your business, no matter what the size. In this blog, we examine five of the most impactful technologies available in the trucking industry today. All five of these digital tools…

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Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Tucson, Pittsburgh, New Castle and Grand Junction To See High Demand for Capacity This Week

Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Tucson, Pittsburgh, New Castle and Grand Junction To See High Demand for Capacity This Week

Happy Wednesday and welcome to the mid-week edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for fleets and owner operators. In today’s edition, you’ll notice that once again, the Dodge City, Kan., reefer market claims the number one spot in our Top Five Hottest Markets list. The Dodge City, Kan., reefer market has scored in our Top Five…

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Five Things To Look for in a TMS

Five Things To Look for in a TMS

When you’re shopping for a new transportation management system for your freight brokerage or logistics business, it’s important to consider how the TMS’ features and tools align with your current operations. You’ll want to choose a TMS that automates some of your internal procedures and processes, while feeding your team real-time information that can help that team make better business…

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Tax Tips for Small and Mid-Sized Fleets

Tax Tips for Small and Mid-Sized Fleets

If you’re like many small and mid-sized fleet owners, you may break out in cold sweat when you think about filing taxes for your business. Tax planning and filing as a trucking company can be complicated, which is why we recently spoke with Jerome Chavis, owner and founder of NTRC Accounting and Tax Preparation Services for Truckers and Small Corporations…

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Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Rapid City, Texarkana, Tucson and Southwestern Ontario High Demand Markets This Week

Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Rapid City, Texarkana, Tucson and Southwestern Ontario High Demand Markets This Week

Happy Valentine’s Day and welcome to the newest edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report for owner operators and carriers. As we look ahead to the coming week, you can expect demand for reefer capacity to remain high or to increase in two key Arizona markets. At the same time, reefer demand/rates are projected to be extremely…

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Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Texarkana, Tucson, Rapid City and Erie Best Markets for Owner Ops and Carriers in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Texarkana, Tucson, Rapid City and Erie Best Markets for Owner Ops and Carriers in Coming Week

Happy Friday and welcome to your Friday edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for fleets and owner operators. In each and every edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” you’ll learn where demand and rates are likely to be high, low, increasing and decreasing over the next five to seven days. The latest Trucker Tools data indicates that…

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Celebrating Black History Month: Nicole Ward, Co-Founder of Capital Freight LLC

Celebrating Black History Month: Nicole Ward, Co-Founder of Capital Freight LLC

In honor of Black History Month, we’re shining a spotlight on Black professionals from across the trucking and logistics industries — from company drivers, owner operators and fleet owners to freight brokers, 3PL owners and entrepreneurs. We recently had the good fortune to speak with Nicole Ward, co-founder and logistics director of Capital Freight LLC, an Atlanta-based trucking and logistics…

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Top Three Tools for Managing Carrier Relationships

Top Three Tools for Managing Carrier Relationships

The strength of your carrier relationships can dictate how successful your freight brokerage or logistics business can be. Good working relationships with carriers can help you better service your shippers, reduce operating costs and improve the overall health of supply chains. Paying carriers correctly and on time, using drivers’ time efficiently and providing consistent loads to carriers can go a…

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Cut Costs in 2022 with Real-Time Technology

Cut Costs in 2022 with Real-Time Technology

If you work in or own a freight brokerage or logistics business, you may not know that when your internal processes are more efficient, your operating costs are reduced and your profit margins increase — and who doesn’t want that? Implementing well-designed real-time technology in your operations is one of the most effective ways to not only achieve greater efficiency,…

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