Partial truckload shipping, also known as PTL freight, is one of the least common, least understood, and least serviced cargo types across the logistics industry. Partial loads can be very lucrative for carriers. Knowing how, why, and when PLT loads make sense for shippers can help you capitalize on that demand and improve your fleet’s cost per
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.
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.
Learn some precautionary measures that will help you protect your money and avoid being a victim to freight and trucking scams.
Dear Truckstop.com Community, Today, I am humbled to share an exciting announcement from our headquarters in New Plymouth, Idaho.
You’re busier than ever and don’t have time to waste on IFTA paperwork every three months. Here are five reasons ITS Dispatch is your best option for IFTA.
Partners Truckstop.com and FTR are proud to announce the release of Rate Forecasting. What is Rate Forecasting? Rate Forecasting is the groundbreaking rate forecast solution which projects the trend on each lane for each week—out to one year ahead—to support actionable, real pricing decisions. How does Rate Forecasting work? Rate Forecasting data is available in
ITS Financial Services, along with McGriff, Seibels & Williams and Roanoke Underwriting, announced today the launch of Cargo Insurance. A cost-effective, transactional “all risks” cargo insurance, Cargo Insurance is designed to reduce load liability and standardize coverage across the transportation industry. “Across the industry, you won’t find an insurance product quite like Cargo Insurance,” Truckstop.com
If we are really serious about safety, we have to make big improvements in brake adjustment and maintenance. Just because our slack adjusters are called “self adjusting” doesn’t mean they always work. In fact, we know that they fail to work quite often. During the 2015 CVSA road check program, brake system problems accounted for