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Transparent Trucks: Saving Lives With Samsung Technology

September 8th, 2015


Leave it to a company as innovative as Samsung to create a piece of technology that is saving lives in Argentina — a country where one person dies in a traffic accident every hour.  The country’s one-lane highways invite frequent passing into head-on traffic. In a 2-minute promotional video, Samsung introduced a new technology that […]

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Avoiding Cargo Theft Over Labor Day Weekend

September 3rd, 2015


According to CargoNet, Sunday has the highest rate of cargo theft over Labor Day weekend.  Here is what you can do to protect your cargo. Keep your freight moving – After picking up a load, make sure to move it away from major transportation hubs where cargo theft is common.  Cargo thieves know where the hot spots […]

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What the GDP Increase Means for Trucking

August 27th, 2015


Despite the extreme volatility of markets worldwide this week, the Wall Street Journal reported  that the United States Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded faster than was anticipated in Q2 of this year. The value of all goods produced domestically increased by 3.7 % annually – much higher than the 2.3% announcement earlier this summer by […]

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4 Mistakes to Avoid as a Freight Broker Agent

August 20th, 2015


We often talk about the best ways to improve and invest in your freight brokerage business – how to invest in  technology, build a home office, hire a small staff, develop your sales efforts, etc. But sometimes it helps to look at our mistakes and learn from them. This week, we thought we’d take some […]

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Preparing for Fluctuations in Your Freight Brokerage Business

August 12th, 2015


Last week, I had a discussion with one of our independent freight agents about unexpected fluctuations in his business. This particular freight agent specializes in moving fresh poultry across the country directly from farms. He was telling me that his business had slowed to a crawl due to the bird flu that wiped out nearly […]

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