RFX Blog | Archive for May, 2014

RFX Supports the Proposed National Standard for Hiring Motor Carriers

May 30th, 2014

  (Content Credit Note: Much of this information is gathered from recent TIA publications including emails and videos in support of H.R. 4727.) RFX Inc., in conjunction with Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is declaring its support of  H.R. 4727, a bill in the U.S. Congress that would enhance interstate commerce by creating a National Hiring […]

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A Balancing Act: How Freight Brokers Can Improve Carrier Onboarding

May 23rd, 2014

You may have heard this before… “If I don’t get this carrier set up right now, I’m going to lose the load!” The fact is that our industry has set a ‘Need-It-Now’ standard for everything we do. Whether it’s carrier onboarding, EDI transactions, money wires, factoring companies, quickpay programs, electronic document transmissions – the list […]

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4 Operational Tools Freight Brokers Should Use Daily

May 16th, 2014

We all know that truck capacity is tight.  On Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reported that the flatbed demand ratio is thirty-seven loads for every one flatbed on the road.  RFX Global has always been a proponent of utilizing technology and business analytics as a solution for complex problems, such as truck capacity.  With that, we’d […]

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Best Practices for Growing Your Freight Agent Business At Home

May 5th, 2014

One of the benefits of owning your own business as a freight agent is the flexibility of working virtually anywhere.  An independent freight agent’s core business is centered around building relationships in the supply chain and providing service to shippers and transportation providers at a competitive rate.  Fortunately, due to the nature of the business, […]

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