September 2020 Monthly Link Roundup — Carriers

September 2020 Monthly Link Roundup — Carriers

There’s certainly never a dull moment in the trucking industry. If you’re like most owner operators and trucking companies, you’re adjusting to the new normal of 2020 and riding the current wave of demand for truck capacity. That means you’re busier than ever.  With that in mind, we’ve put together a summary of our September 2020 blogs to get you…

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Are You Ready for Peak Shipping Season?

Are You Ready for Peak Shipping Season?

FreightWaves reported last week that outbound tender rejection rates are at 25 percent, meaning one in four loads are being rejected. The current capacity crunch is just the beginning of what’s expected to be one of the most intense peak shipping seasons in recent history. In a recent panel discussion at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals’ EDGE 2020…

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How To Find Loads Without Load Boards

How To Find Loads Without Load Boards

As freight volumes continue to rise, you need a way to find loads quickly without wasting a lot of time and energy. If you want to make hay while the sun is shining, as the saying goes, know that you have other options beyond load boards. With Trucker Tools’ free driver app, you can quickly find loads with your favorite…

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How Trucking Is Evolving

How Trucking Is Evolving

As Rick Mihelic of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency recently wrote in an article for the Commercial Carrier Journal, the only constant in the trucking industry is change. Rising consumer demand for home deliveries, emerging technologies, a fragmented capacity market and VC-funded start-ups are all shaping the evolution of trucking and logistics. Today, there’s a greater focus on…

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Trucker Tools: Providing the Visibility Consistency and Compliance Your Shippers Require

Trucker Tools: Providing the Visibility Consistency and Compliance Your Shippers Require

Over the last 12 months, we’ve seen shippers place greater emphasis on using consistency and compliance metrics to measure success and monitor performance in the trucking sector. In addition to pick-up and delivery freight location data, many shippers are requiring load tracking data for stop points and in-transit, as well. Continuous load tracking updates and multiple load tracking data points…

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