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5 Factors That Are Influencing Changing LTL Rates & What to Expect

5 Factors That Are Influencing Changing LTL Rates & What to Expect | The Road

When it comes to the transportation marketplace, change is the only constant. Recent less than truckload (LTL) rates and capacity levels have been below the historical levels we saw from 2005-2010. But that could change—and it’s already started.
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- Vice President of LTL Transportation

Key Carrier Spotlight: T Y A Truckn

Key Carrier Spotlight: T Y A Truckn | The Road

For the past few months, we’ve introduced you to each of our Key Carrier of the Year winners and shared a little bit about what makes them unique within the trucking industry. Our final winner in the owner/operator category is Billy Reece of T Y A Truckn, who’s dedicated nearly half a century to getting freight where it needs to go.
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How and Why Carriers Avoid Double Brokering

How and Why Carriers Avoid Double Brokering | The Road

If a freight broker tenders a load to one carrier, and that carrier turns around and assigns the load to another carrier, that is called double brokering. Even if the first carrier has brokerage authority, it’s not okay to tender the load to another carrier without the original broker’s consent.
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- Market Analyst, DAT Solutions

New CSA Report Recommends Program Overhaul: What Happens Now?

When to Adopt New Carrier Technology and When to Wait | The Road

A widely anticipated report on the Compliance Safety and Accountability program (CSA) was released on June 27 by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). This report was required by Congress as part of the FAST Act signed by President Obama in December 2015. There had been growing evidence and criticism by carriers, shippers, and brokers that CSA data, and specifically Safety Measurement System (SMS) BASIC percentiles, were misleading and inaccurate when applied to individual carriers.
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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

When to Adopt New Carrier Technology and When to Wait

When to Adopt New Carrier Technology and When to Wait | The Road


I started with C.H. Robinson in 2007. From the very beginning, I realized how important my relationships with carriers were when it came to helping my customers. Those relationships mean that when my customers have freight to move, I have reliable carriers to call on that can make it happen. And I’ve found that when carriers quickly adopt new technologies, everyone is happier.

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- Cross Border Operations Manager