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Study: Organic Food Buyers More Diverse Than Expected

November 12th, 2015


You might be surprised by who is buying organic food… Perhaps it is no surprise at all that the organic food market has grown steadily over the last decade. According to a press release by the Organic Trade Association, 2014 was no exception. Organic food sales leapt by over 11 percent while the overall growth […]

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An Update on the National Motor Carrier Hiring Standard

November 5th, 2015


  After many years of hard work by the Transportation Intermediaries Association lobbying for a National Motor Carrier Hiring Standard, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee finally approved HR 3763 on October 22, a bi-partisan, six-year $325-billion transportation re-authorization bill to fund our nations highways and infrastructure projects. Included in that bill was the TIA […]

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Why Freight Brokers Need to Pay Attention to Unbilled Revenue

September 24th, 2015


The business of freight brokering requires a lot of cash flow and good relationships with banks. Often freight brokers need to float money for 2-4 weeks. By the time a shipper pays the broker for their services, the broker has already paid the carrier weeks in advance. Cash flow is an extremely important element of […]

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Freight Broker vs Freight Agent: What is the Difference?

September 17th, 2015


What is the difference between a freight broker and a freight agent? This is one of the most common points of confusion in the transportation industry, especially to those who are new to the industry. Some even like to combine the two: “Freight Broker Agent.”  We thought we would clear the air and put the […]

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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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