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March 4, 2019 | The Truckstop.com Team
The 7 Best Tips and Tricks for Negotiating with Carriers
Nearly everyone in transportation has seen the effects of the capacity shortage that’s been building in the trucking industry. Truck drivers haven’t been in a better negotiating position in a long time. As a broker, you may find yourself surrendering margins just to make the delivery. However, when it comes to booking trucks to carry
March 2, 2019 | Noël Perry
Commentary in HDT: Freight Market Tightness Points to 3 Possible Economic Outcomes
The freight market is still tight in 2019 despite changing conditions over the course of 2018 that originally drove the market.
March 1, 2019 | Jenna Moore
5 Reasons Brokers Should Become Certified at Truckstop.com’s Connected
As a broker, your days are pretty hectic. You have to manage relationships with your customers, book loads with qualified carriers (who are becoming harder and harder to find), and you pull your hair out over the back-office work involved in managing check-calls and processing payment to your carriers. There’s got to be a better
February 28, 2019 | The Truckstop.com Team
The 10 Questions Brokers Should Ask Shippers
As a freight broker, you always want to be on the look out for new and potentially better shipping partners. Here's 10 questions to help you get started.
February 27, 2019 | Susan Collins
ELD Compliance, Electronic Logs, & Inspections
Are you curious how Electronic Logging Device (ELD) compliance affects the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Roadside Inspections? Learn more about how to stay on the road and out of the hot seat. Who is responsible for displaying e-logs during a roadside inspection? The driver is responsible to displaying electronic logs (e-logs) during an
February 27, 2019 | The Truckstop.com Team
Truckstop.com’s Weekly Market Update
Truckstop.com is committed to helping the freight community better leverage market data. See below for the market update from the week of February 18-23, 2019. What It Is This graph shows the ratio of loads posted to trucks posted by equipment type. Why It’s Useful There is a strong correlation between MDI and average spot
February 25, 2019 | The Truckstop.com Team
Top 11 Tips to Survive a Roadside Inspection
Top 11 tips to increase your chances of getting back on the road quickly and without a citation.
February 21, 2019 | Amanda Hammond
How Attending Connected Will Help Your Trucking Business
Are you a carrier thinking about going to Truckstop.com’s Connected Conference? Find out how attending this event will be worth it for your business!
February 20, 2019 | The Truckstop.com Team
Truckstop.com’s Market Demand Index
An explanation of Truckstop.com's Market Demand Index with the ratio of loads posted to trucks posted by equipment type.
February 19, 2019 | The Truckstop.com Team
Truckstop.com Partners with WeFixFreight.com to Improve Freight Remediation Services
Partnership connects Truckstop.com customers with unparalleled support network to handle handle shifted cargo, missed appointments, re-delivery and more.