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11/23/2022
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10 Benefits of Using a LTL Freight Broker

Less than truckload freight (LTL) is a good way for carriers to fill trailers with multiple stops in a single area that make their loads more worthwhile and profitable. However, finding these loads takes a certain amount of work, and doing it quickly and efficiently is vital to a carrier’s success. That’s where an LTL

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11/21/2022
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How to Find the Highest Paying Truck Loads

Trucking is a tough job. The highways are crowded, fuel costs are climbing, overheads are high, and every mile under your wheels comes with a hefty bill both in time and money. All truckers work hard, but these days it’s essential to work smarter, too. Want to find the highest paying truck loads? Read on. 

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11/18/2022
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A Broker’s Guide: How to Automate Carrier Onboarding and Monitoring

In the broker industry, carriers are more than the people who move products safely on a deadline. As part of your transportation team, they’re also an extension of the services you, as the broker, provide to your customers. An honest, trustworthy, qualified carrier can help you maintain your reputation among shippers and grow your business.

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11/17/2022
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Do you have what it takes to become a freight broker?

Are you considering becoming a freight broker, or are you currently setting up your own brokerage business? Freight brokering is often a natural career step for many supply chain professionals; but to make a successful transition or set up a profitable business, it’s important to understand what a freight broker does and how they operate.

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11/17/2022
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What Carriers Should Know About Load-to-Truck Ratios

The load-to-truck ratio, also known as the truck-to-load ratio, is an important metric that can help you determine the profitability of different routes and negotiate the highest rates. But exactly what does load-to-truck ratio mean, how can you calculate it, and what are the best ways to use it? In this post, we’ll cover everything

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11/16/2022
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DOT Reporting Requirements for Freight Brokers

As a broker, you want to get your loads booked quickly and keep the cash flowing. At the same time, you need to make sure you’re using qualified carriers that take safety seriously to protect your shippers, your business, and your reputation. Department of Transportation (DOT) reporting can help you keep track of carrier safety

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11/09/2022
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5 Best Places for Truckers to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in 2022

If you’re going to be one of many truck drivers braving snow, ice, and/or traffic this Thanksgiving and would still like to have a turkey dinner, check out this list of restaurants and truck stops open on Thursday, Nov. 22.

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10/31/2022
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Freight Broker Business Plan

As the name implies, a freight broker business is the link between freight shippers and carriers. As a freight broker, you will receive requests from companies that need goods shipped and match them to carriers for transport. But how do you make that happen? How do you take your freight broker business from an idea

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10/31/2022
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How to Get Your Trucking Authority (6-Step Process)

Make the Switch to Being Your Own Boss Getting your trucking authority to start your own trucking business can be downright intimidating. With so much conflicting information available on the internet, it’s hard to keep track of all the steps you need to follow. Getting your own authority requires startup cash, attention to detail, and

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10/31/2022
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Truckstop Partner Marketplace October Roundup

You no longer a need to scour the web for a business solution. Truckstop has built and will continue to build relationships with companies across the industry to help brokers, carriers, and shippers find solutions to run their business with a trusted and vetted partner. As a commitment to our customers in the freight community

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10/26/2022
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How to Calculate Cost per Mile

The cost to keep your truck operating is the single most important financial calculation you can do for your trucking business. But it’s something that a lot of drivers and owner-operators don’t track. If you’ve never tracked your cost per mile, you may be relieved to know you don’t need accounting software to do it.

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10/04/2022
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What Is Backhaul Trucking?

Backhaul trucking is a great way for truckers and fleet owners to make money on return trips while providing shippers with another opportunity to move their products where they need to go. But what is backhaul trucking, and how can you find backhaul loads and improve your backhaul strategy? Here’s what you need to know.

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