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Celebrating Black History Month: Shay L. Dixon, Co-Founder of SCALE Logistics

Celebrating Black History Month: Shay L. Dixon, Co-Founder of SCALE Logistics

All throughout the month of February, we’re highlighting Black-owned freight brokerage, 3PL, carrier and owner operator businesses in celebration of Black History Month. We recently had the good fortune to speak with Shay L. Dixon, co-founder of SCALE Logistics. Prior to launching SCALE Logistics last month, Dixon was the CEO of Atlanta-based Allegiant Logistics. Dixon got her start in the…

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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, El Paso, Dodge City, Springfield and Ithaca Highest Demand Markets Over the Next Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, El Paso, Dodge City, Springfield and Ithaca Highest Demand Markets Over the Next Week

Welcome to the Monday edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report for owner operators and carriers. FreightWaves reported on Friday that outbound tender volumes last week were at their lowest levels since the Martin Luther Kind, Jr. Day holiday in January. The cause is likely the high cost of gas and inflation in general, as consumers face…

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Connect with Trucker Tools at MATS March 24-26

Connect with Trucker Tools at MATS March 24-26

The Mid-America Trucking Show is back as an in-person, live event this March 24 through March 26, 2022, at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky.! Join the Trucker Tools team and folks from all across the trucking industry for three full days of networking, entertainment, education, technology showcases and more. With 70,000+ attendees, over 1,000 exhibitors, 40+ special events…

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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Dodge City, Springfield and El Paso Top Markets for Owner Ops/Carriers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Dodge City, Springfield and El Paso Top Markets for Owner Ops/Carriers This Week

Happy Friday, truckers and carriers, and welcome to the Friday edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for owner ops and trucking companies. FreightWaves is reporting today that national outbound tender volumes, which measure national demand for capacity, decreased by three percent over a two-day period this week. Despite the drop, volumes for all types of capacity…

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Where’s the Freight? Springfield, Texarkana, El Paso, Omaha and Southwestern Ontario Most Profitable Markets in the Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Springfield, Texarkana, El Paso, Omaha and Southwestern Ontario Most Profitable Markets in the Coming Week

Welcome to the mid-week edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report for fleets and owner operators. We’ve got lots of new cities in today’s Top Five Hottest Markets list, with Springfield, Mass., claiming the number one spot this week with its power only market. Located in Southwestern Massachusetts, Springfield, Mass., is a distribution point for freight entering…

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Join Trucker Tools on March 16 for FreightWaves’ 2022 3PL Summit

Join Trucker Tools on March 16 for FreightWaves’ 2022 3PL Summit

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Trucker Tools will join freight brokers, third party logistics providers and technology vendors from across the transportation industry for FreightWaves 2022 3PL Summit. This virtual event will focus on innovative technologies available to the industry, as well as best practices for freight brokers and 3PLs given current market conditions. Speakers at this year’s 3PL Summit…

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Nicole Ward on the Launch of African American Women in Trucking Association

Nicole Ward on the Launch of African American Women in Trucking Association

If you’re a regular reader of Trucker Tools’ blog, you know that we love talking to drivers, carriers, freight brokers, and logistics company owners from across the trucking and transportation industries! We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Nicole Ward, co-founder and logistics director for Atlanta-based Capital Freight LLC. Nicole also is the co-founder of the first official national…

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How Blackburn Energy Is Making the Trucking Industry Greener from the Ground Up

How Blackburn Energy Is Making the Trucking Industry Greener from the Ground Up

When you hear about green energy and a more environmentally-friendly vision for the supply chain, you probably think of electric trucks, anti-idle laws and government mandates. We recently spoke with Blackburn Energy’s CEO and Founder Andrew Amigo whose innovative driveshaft-based kinetic energy recovery system takes a different approach to making trucking greener and cleaner. Inspired by his own experience as…

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Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Springfield, Rapid City, Tucson and Texarkana Best Markets for Owner Ops and Carriers Over Next Week

Where’s the Freight? Dodge City, Springfield, Rapid City, Tucson and Texarkana Best Markets for Owner Ops and Carriers Over Next Week

Welcome to the mid-week edition of Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for trucking companies and owner operators. The market insights you see in this and every edition of “Where’s the Freight?” are based on real-world data from Trucker Tools’ driver, carrier and broker software platforms. Looking ahead to the coming week, you can expect to see an…

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