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Relationships Work Better than Focusing on Rates

Relationships Works Better than Focusing on Rates.The Road


A few months ago, I wrote about how important accurate accounting really is for small carrier profitability. Today I want to continue on the topic of profitability, but from a slightly different angle. It’s my experience that many owner/operators and small carriers have one approach to find loads—one that’s not always the smartest, or the most profitable.
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Guest Post: The Benefits of Carrier and 3PL Collaboration

Guest Post: The Benefits of Carrier and 3PL Collaboration

Trucking and Logistcs

Some may find it odd that a salesperson for a trucking company is sitting here writing to you about the benefits of utilizing a 3PL or broker within your network. However, in today’s competitive environment, collaborative arrangements of all kinds are necessary for survival and if you choose your partners wisely you may experience many side benefits that you had not previously thought of.
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- Chief Marketing Officer for Leonard's Express

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Fortune Transportation, Inc.


Fortune Transportation, Inc., headquartered in Windom, MN, is this month’s featured carrier. Started in 1980 by Don and Sharon Olson, Fortune Transportation, Inc., has terminals in Greeley, CO, Roswell, NM, and Windom, MN, and operates 174 trucks/265 trailers—all temperature controlled, as Fortune specializes in hauling food and beverages. Over the last five years, the company has been heavily investing in technology, including upgraded its truck and trailer fleet.
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Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Southeast Logistics

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Southeast Logistics

Southeast Logistics

The important role carriers play in the logistics industry is the reason we spotlight these dynamic companies each month. This month’s featured carrier is Southeast Logistics, a privately-owned flatbed trucking company in Tuscaloosa, AL.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

Private Fleet Optimization and 3PLs

Private Fleet Optimization and 3PLS

Private fleets

In the quest to improve performance, productivity, and utilization, today’s professional private fleet manager is looking to eliminate non-productive miles from the operation by filling empty backhauls, reducing out-of-route miles, and improving inbound freight management.
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- CEO, National Private Truck Council