March 31, 2020

Roadmap To Success – Thinking Outside of the Box

With a supply chain in flux, those of you who think outside of the box and expand your horizons will come out of this period stronger than before. That calls for new specialties. In the same way that General Motors is manufacturing respirators and shoe companies such as […]
March 31, 2020

Fueling Up – A Supply Chain in Flux

Adversity brings out the best in many of us. That will be counted on in the coming months as we adapt to the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis.  Those of you focused on the restaurant industry, for example, may need to shift gears to supporting the demand being […]
January 3, 2020

Try Something New in 2020

Failing to plan is planning to fail. And that applies to planning to do some new things in 2020. Now’s the time to consider those new twists for the new year. Sometimes, even a small shift can mean new business. You’ve probably been thinking about a few new […]
December 5, 2019

ATRI Operational Costs for Truckers

Tommy Ruke – aka The King Pin — of the Motor Carrier Insurance Education Foundation knows his stuff and loves the opportunity to share information with trucking companies that want to make a difference, for their customers in particular and for the transportation industry in general. Here’s the […]
December 5, 2019

Making yourself more marketable to Shippers

Recognizing that your customers are what ultimately drive your business, one of the key questions for many Freight Brokers is “how can you make yourself more marketable to Shippers?” The basics of self-marketing 101 in the transportation industry include Cargo protection, General Liability protection and Auto protection. How […]
December 5, 2019

Holiday and winter weather challenges

Congested roadways are one of the surest signs that Santa Claus is coming to town. The sheer volume of holiday shopping can cause heavy traffic at malls and retail districts even in dry weather. Add freezing rain and snow, and you have yourself a headache, especially if you’re […]