4 factors that affect Dry Van Freight Rates

The rates for dry van freight fluctuates heavily throughout the year. So, what causes the changes in price?  Can you plan around these fluctuations to save money?  Knowing the dry van shipping market and how it works is a vital skill to have when you work in shipping. Planning around the known fluctuations in the

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Spot Quote Shipping versus Contracted Shipping

Shipping plays a large part in any company’s bottom line.  Finding ways to reduce the amount being spent in the supply chain is always a high priority. Luckily, there are many ways to drive down the costs.  One way is by finding a balance between the right contract for your freight shipping and utilizing the

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Starting and Building a Career in Logistics Sales

A career in logistics sales is full of opportunity, transformation, and sometimes mayhem.  Communication is key to succeed in logistics operations, the job is full of communicating back and forth internally, with shippers, and with carriers.  It is vital that you can communicate effectively to work within the industry. Additionally, having integrity and honesty are

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Setup With Carriers To Build Partnerships

It is important for a logistics company to setup with carriers that will result in a long-lasting relationship. A carrier, in the context of logistics, is a company that owns and operates the transportation equipment being used to move freight.  For the purposes of this blog, we will be talking exclusively about trucking companies. In

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