RFX Blog | Archive for July, 2014

Six Carrier Incentive Programs for Freight Brokers

July 25th, 2014

We’ve said it before:  The transportation industry has a capacity problem.  Trucks are tight, but the demand to move freight is only growing as our economy steadily improves.  This puts freight brokers in a tough position.  We look for new and innovative ways to give ourselves an edge above the competition.  We have always said […]

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4 Keys to Success for Independent Freight Agents

July 15th, 2014

Becoming an independent freight agent means having the freedom of being your own boss, running your own business, choosing your own work hours; the idea that the harder you work, the more successful you’ll be; the notion that you are making a direct impact on the world by arranging for the transportation of goods across […]

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4 Benefits of Staff Cross-Training in the Transportation Industry

July 11th, 2014

As a business owner or manager, the single most important investment that you can make for your company is an investment in your staff.  In the transportation industry, we put so much emphasis on recruiting and retaining sales staff, truck operators, freight agents, and dispatchers, but we need to also focus on administrative staff.  These […]

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Secure Your Cargo This Holiday Weekend

July 2nd, 2014

  The 4th of July is a time for Americans to celebrate our great country’s independence with friends and family.  Unfortunately, for our transportation industry, it is also a time where the security of our cargo can be exposed.  This year in particular, we have the added obstacle of the weather as tropical storm (for […]

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