Tag Archive: freight broker (13)

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

Do You Have the Transportation Capacity for a Strong 2022?

Recent COVID-19 vaccine and testing regulations, particularly for cross-border drivers, may impact the cost of freight. Here’s how to ensure your capacity remains steady throughout Q4 and 2022. Regulations of the COVID-19 vaccination status of drivers varies greatly depending on region. Over the past month, US and Canadian regulations have… Read More

Which Transportation Mode Is Best for You?

Choosing the right mode of transportation is paramount to the safe and timely delivery of your shipments. Here’s how to find the right mode for your needs. Full truckload, box trucks, reefers vans – when it comes to freight transportation, the options are seemingly endless. The right transportation for your… Read More

Monthly Transportation Summary: September 2021

SONAR's Monthly Report is a gold-standard of industry analytics. Below is a summary of September’s report along with our observations. Key points: Truck driver shortages are expected to be in issue indefinitely The rise in tender rejection rates is another key factor in rising trucking costs Additional supply chain capacity… Read More
FreightWaves from SONAR

Continued Uncertainty Expected in the Freight Market Throughout 2022

The volatility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic will likely continue well into 2022 – and beyond. Here’s how you can navigate the uncertainty. 2021 brought one of the most difficult, competitive transportation markets to date, spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain issues, and a volatile economic atmosphere. With continued… Read More

How to Ensure On-Time Freight Deliveries in Q4

As Q3 comes to a close, time is running out to prepare for Q4, avoid supply chain disruptions, truck driver shortages, COVID-19 issues, and more. Freight planning throughout the year helps to streamline your logistics, strategize potential obstacles that may arise, and mitigate risks of late deliveries, fees and more.… Read More

Monthly Transportation Update: July 2021

We’ve found SONAR’s Monthly Market Update to be incredibly useful at understanding and predicting logistics and transportation trends and freight pricing. Below are a few key parts of the most recent report. Overall Freight Market Update “The national freight market remained tight across all major modes. Spot rates eased slightly… Read More
FreightWaves from SONAR

A Logistics Review That Could Save You a Lot of Money

Even as effects of the pandemic continue to recede in many areas, supply chain disruption remains stubbornly entrenched. Fortunately, most anticipate supply chains will eventually return to normal. However, knowing when that will happen and how to best deal with the obstacles ahead can be difficult to confidently determine given… Read More
A Logistics Review That Could Save You a Lot of Money

The Difference Between a Freight Partner vs. Vendor

While many organizations choose their 3PL based on price, many vendors lure you in with low prices but are unreliable or turn down your freight. Does your primary take 75-100% of contracted of your freight or do you have to keep running through the waterfall and onto the spot market?… Read More
Freight Broker Partner vs. Vendor