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02/11/2021
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The Facts About Factoring: Debunking the Myths

The factoring business isn’t always well understood and even gets a bad rap in some instances. But why is this? The act of factoring a load helps a carrier in so many different ways, you’d think that everyone would be excited about factoring companies. Today we’re going to be debunking some of the most common

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02/11/2021
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Why Freight Lanes Are Good For Carriers

What is a freight lane? A freight lane is any route that a carrier covers on a regular schedule. Freight lanes are also known as shipping lanes or trucking lanes. These lanes might connect multiple cities or transport hubs. They can be direct point-to-point, connect multiple points in any shape, or travel in any direction.

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02/09/2021
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Dry Van Shipping: How It Works and Pros and Cons

Dry van shipping is one of the most popular, reliable, and enduring shipping forms. Shippers choose dry vans because they provide protection from the elements, security, and versatility. But what is dry van trucking, when and why should you choose to offer dry van shipments, and what are the pros and cons? We’ll start by

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02/03/2021
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Digital Freight Matching

Curious about what digital freight matching is all about? Learn about digital freight matching and the idea that a carrier can simply tap to accept a load and then hit the road.

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02/02/2021
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How to choose a freight broker

Many factors come into play when looking for broker partners to connect with to help you find good loads to haul. Like in any profession, there are good and bad players in the industry. Gone are the days of face-to-face interaction, when gut instinct and good chemistry helped guide decisions about who to work with.

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01/30/2021
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Flatbed vs Dry Van: Which is Right for Your Business?

When it comes to freight shipping, there are a lot of choices out there. But for those in the transportation industry, it often comes down to which trailer is the best for the job. Dry vans and flatbed trailers are the two most common. But when it comes to dry van vs. flatbed, what is

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01/26/2021
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How to Get More Owner-Operator Loads

As many as 400,000 owner-operators are driving on America’s roads. One of the most important parts of being a successful owner-operator is getting a steady flow of loads. Figuring out how you’ll get owner-operator loads can greatly impact how much you can earn regularly, and it isn’t always easy. If you’re starting as an owner-operator,

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01/21/2021
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Truckstop.com Brings Book It Now Digital Freight Matching To Mercurygate’s TMS Customers

Transportation and logistics industry leaders Truckstop.com and MercuryGate International today announced the availability of Truckstop.com Book It Now digital freight matching technology with MercuryGate’s comprehensive SaaS transportation management system (TMS). “Not only is MercuryGate one of the largest and fastest-growing TMS platforms in the industry, they are also an innovation leader,” said Brett Webb, chief

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01/19/2021
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6 Best Trucker Trip Planners for 2021

Truckers must accomplish many tasks every single day. They have client deadlines to meet for shipping but must also stay safe on the road, make sure their truck is maintained and operating at peak efficiency, and they must also take time for self-care. That’s where a good trucker trip planner comes in. But creating an

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01/14/2021
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What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?

As with many other industries, the logistics and transportation industries rely more and more on technology to streamline operations. While many trucking companies use spreadsheets, emails, and phone calls to manage their operations, transportation management systems (TMS) are a much better option. What is a TMS? TMS technology helps companies optimize the use of drivers and other

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01/13/2021
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How to Become a Freight Broker: Simple 11-Step Guide for 2021

Freight and shipping in the USA is almost an $800 billion industry, and a freight broker plays a key role in managing the millions of loads transported each year. Freight brokerage services help connect truckers to consistent work while helping shippers get the best value getting their loads to their destinations. Being a freight broker can be

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01/12/2021
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How to Get the Best Carrier Rates

Maintaining your equipment, managing your business relationships, and controlling fuel costs are important parts of running an effective trucking business. But cash flow may be the most important piece in keeping your business operational and profitable. It’s a good idea to keep a reserve of cash that you can tap into in difficult times. Lining

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