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Where’s the Freight? Gary, Edmonton, Texarkana, Savannah and Southwestern Ontario Projected as Best Markets for Truckers/Carriers in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Gary, Edmonton, Texarkana, Savannah and Southwestern Ontario Projected as Best Markets for Truckers/Carriers in Coming Week

Happy Friday y’all, and welcome to your end-of-week edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast for owner operators and carriers. In this and every edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” you’ll find out where demand for capacity will be high and low over the next five to seven days in freight markets across the United States and Canada. …

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Be Sure To Join Trucker Tools at TIA’s 3PLXTEND Xperience Oct. 20-22, 2021

Be Sure To Join Trucker Tools at TIA’s 3PLXTEND Xperience Oct. 20-22, 2021

Trucker Tools will join third party logistics innovators and thought-leaders from across the industry Oct. 20-22, 2021, for the Transportation Intermediaries Association’s 3PLXTEND Xperience. The conference, formerly known as 3PL Technovations, will be held in San Antonio at the JW Marriott Resort and will provide freight brokers and logistics providers with the opportunity to learn about new and evolving technologies. …

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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Medford, Gary, Edmonton and Southwestern Ontario Will Be Highest Demand Markets in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Medford, Gary, Edmonton and Southwestern Ontario Will Be Highest Demand Markets in Coming Week

Happy Wednesday and welcome to your midweek edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?” In this and every edition of Trucker Tools’ free forecast, you’ll discover where demand for capacity and rates will be high and low over the next five to seven days.  Based on the latest data from Trucker Tools’ platforms, we’re forecasting that the Texarkana, Texas, flatbed…

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How a True Digital Experience Helps Brokers Win the Capacity Battle and Build Carrier Loyalty

How a True Digital Experience Helps Brokers Win the Capacity Battle and Build Carrier Loyalty

The freight markets today are more capacity constrained than ever. At the same time, transformative technology is rewiring the landscape and changing virtually every aspect of how brokers engage with, conduct business, and support their truckload carriers. The main areas where technology is transforming processes are freight matching, load booking, and tracking. This episode of Talking Logistics with Geoff Turner,…

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Where’s the Freight? Pendleton, Edmonton, Billings, Spokane and Texarkana Best Markets for Owner Operators and Carriers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Pendleton, Edmonton, Billings, Spokane and Texarkana Best Markets for Owner Operators and Carriers This Week

Welcome to your Monday edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?,” a free freight forecast that tells you where demand (and rates) are likely to be high and low in the coming week. In today’s edition of our free market report, you’ll notice that the Pendleton, Ore., power only market claims the top spot in our Top Five Hottest Markets…

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Three Benefits of Using Trucker Tools’ Platform To Manage Carrier Relationships

Three Benefits of Using Trucker Tools’ Platform To Manage Carrier Relationships

Trucker Tools’ comprehensive digital software platform contains all the technology-based tools you need to create a self-sustaining logistics business for today and the future. From real-time load tracking and automated load booking to carrier management and digital freight matching, our platform can be used to manage nearly every facet of your operations, while providing benefits to your carrier and shipper…

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Dr. Kirleen Neely on Trucker Mental Health and Mental Health Resources Available to Truckers

Dr. Kirleen Neely on Trucker Mental Health and Mental Health Resources Available to Truckers

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about depression and suicide, and to have honest conversations about both. Though it’s not often talked about, the transportation industry has the fourth-highest suicide rate among working-age adults. Time away from home, isolation, stress, inadequate sleep, post-traumatic stress disorder, poor diet and other factors all can contribute to…

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