Bob Warda

Two Freight Industry Fallacies Debunked

Two fallacies seem to have emerged as the freight market has evolved. Understanding what is really going on will put you in the best position to always know where your freight is, ensure more on-time shipments, and reduce your freight total cost of ownership (TCO). Fallacy #1: Large, Asset-Based Carriers… Read More

Q3 2023 Trucking & Freight Brokerage Outlook

Because of decreases in durable goods shipments compared with 2020 through 2022, freight costs have declined significantly but have flattened out, so contract pricing is near to spot pricing. While shippers and transportation professionals can breathe a sigh of relief, this may only last for the next 6-12 months. Other… Read More

What You Should Know about Cargo Liability vs. Insurance

How do you know if your loads are covered, especially if they are high-value and high-risk? Does your carrier or broker cover load losses over $100,000 even if it’s not their fault? How can you avoid the financial disaster that could follow a freight disaster? Understanding the difference between cargo… Read More
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In the Dark About Freight Shipment Timing & Costs? You Shouldn’t Be.

At a recent Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) conference, we were struck by how disconnected supplier and reseller communications are. Many just don’t see a path to connecting the dots primarily because their carriers and/or brokers don’t provide this for them. This freight status quo has been accepted… Read More
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How to Protect Your High-Value Freight Shipments

How do you secure and insure your high-value, highly targeted loads? Truck hijacking is on the rise, so here’s how you can protect your cargo – and drivers – from organized crime and inside jobs. From a recent hijacking of a truck carrying graphics cards to a UPS big rig… Read More
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LiVe’s White-Glove Transportation Services Come with 99.5% On-Time Rates

LiVe provides white-glove freight brokerage and transportation services with near-perfect success rates; here’s one company’s experience. When the logistics manager at nutritional supplement company Nutrabolt, required a logistics and transportation partner, he knew just the team to call. As a company that prides itself on providing innovative and high-quality products… Read More
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How to Determine the Right Flatbed for Your Loads

We understand that it may be difficult to know what you need for your flatbed shipments. To help familiarize you with the options so that we can prepare a flatbed quote without lots of back-and-forth, we pulled together the options below for you to consider. Flatbed Types The following types… Read More
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How to Navigate Unpredictable Transportation Costs in 2023

It should come as no surprise: our outlook for 2023 is that of continued uncertainty. How confident are you that your carriers can handle everything thrown your way next year? Anyone expecting no disruptions in 2023 might be destined for a career outside of transportation. How do you mitigate transportation… Read More

Technology’s Role in Freight Compliance & Visibility

Technology helps reduce the risk of lawsuits and knowing where your shipments are at all times A successful shipment is more than moving a product from point A to point B. It starts with using reliable drivers with the best safety records and lack of infractions as well as having… Read More