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Where’s the Freight? Edmonton, Dodge City, Texarkana, New Castle and Rapid City Top Markets for Truckers in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Edmonton, Dodge City, Texarkana, New Castle and Rapid City Top Markets for Truckers in Coming Week

Welcome to your mid-week edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?,” a three-times-a-week free market report that tells you where demand and rates are likely to be high and low over the next five to seven day period. In this Wednesday edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” the Edmonton, Alberta, reefer market claims the number 1 spot in our Top Five…

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Level Up Your Trucking Business: Five Time-Saving Tips for Navigating This Year’s Intense Peak Shipping Season

Level Up Your Trucking Business: Five Time-Saving Tips for Navigating This Year’s Intense Peak Shipping Season

In this Trucker Tools blog series, Level Up Your Trucking Business, we’re providing you with tried and true ways to maximize your profit margins, operate more efficiently and create a solid foundation for your trucking business. With capacity shortages already at record-breaking levels, inventories low and continued congestion at ports, this peak shipping season likely will be an intense one…

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Where’s the Freight? Edmonton, Texarkana, Dodge City, Rapid City and Tallahassee Will Be Highest Demand Markets This Week

Where’s the Freight? Edmonton, Texarkana, Dodge City, Rapid City and Tallahassee Will Be Highest Demand Markets This Week

Welcome to this Monday edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?,” your place for finding out where demand for capacity will be highest and lowest over the next week. With this information, you can target loads that take you into markets where demand, rates and good-paying backhaul opportunities are likely to be high. In this final market report for the…

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How Carrier’s Edge Is Making It Easy for Carriers To Do Business with Werner Logistics

How Carrier’s Edge Is Making It Easy for Carriers To Do Business with Werner Logistics

In our video interview series Trucker Tools Talks, we speak with drivers, owner operators, carriers, freight brokers and others from across the industry for their insights and updates on what’s happening in trucking and transportation. We recently spoke with Werner Logistics’ Senior VP of Logistics Matt Parry to learn more about Werner’s Carrier’s Edge, a virtual hub for carriers for…

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Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Dodge City, Rapid City, Stockton and New Castle Top Markets for Truckers in Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? Texarkana, Dodge City, Rapid City, Stockton and New Castle Top Markets for Truckers in Coming Week

Happy Friday, everyone! Welcome to your end-of-week edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free freight forecast that tells you where demand for capacity will be highest and lowest over the next five to seven days. In the coming week, you can expect flatbed demand to remain high in two central U.S. markets, while demand for flatbed will be extremely…

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Three Ways To Get Detention Pay

Three Ways To Get Detention Pay

Detention affects more than just your ETAs. According to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s 2020 Detention Time Survey, detention impacts hours of service, revenue and safety. The OOIDA detention survey also shows that detention time costs truckers up to $1.3 billion/year and carriers as much as $1.6 billion/year.  It’s clear to most in the industry that detention is a significant…

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Where’s the Freight? Rapid City, Texarkana, Spokane, Stockton and Jefferson City Top Destinations for Truckers/Carriers This Week

Where’s the Freight? Rapid City, Texarkana, Spokane, Stockton and Jefferson City Top Destinations for Truckers/Carriers This Week

There’s a lot of ground to cover in this mid-week edition of “Where’s the Freight?,” Trucker Tools’ free market report that tells you where demand and rates are likely to be highest and lowest this week. Today’s Top Five Hottest Markets list has Spokane, Wash., projected to be the highest demand/highest rate reefer market in North America in the coming…

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Trucker Tools Smart Solutions: Solve Your Inefficiency Woes with Digital Load Tracking

Trucker Tools Smart Solutions: Solve Your Inefficiency Woes with Digital Load Tracking

In this blog series Trucker Tools Smart Solutions, we’re providing real-world advice on how you can overcome the greatest challenges you currently face in your freight broker/logistics business. If you’re still using check calls to track loads for your customers, your productivity is a lot lower than it needs to be. Trucker Tools’ digital load tracking can help you reduce…

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Where’s the Freight? High Demand for Capacity to/from Texarkana, Rapid City, Dodge City, Spokane in the Coming Week

Where’s the Freight? High Demand for Capacity to/from Texarkana, Rapid City, Dodge City, Spokane in the Coming Week

Welcome to your Monday edition of Trucker Tools’ “Where’s the Freight?,” a free market report for owner operators and carriers that projects where demand for capacity will be highest and lowest over the next five to seven day period.  Many freight forecasts look at previous years’ data to predict what will happen in freight markets. What makes “Where’s the Freight?”…

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