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Load Planning: Increasing Profitability and Rate Negotiations

Negotiating Better Rates Through Load Optimization Efficient load planning serves as a dual-purpose tool in transportation, not only driving cost reduction but also providing considerable influence in rate negotiation with carriers. Shippers who prioritize load optimization gain a strategic advantage, setting the stage for additional cost savings and enhanced profitability through favorable rate agreements. Consolidation […]

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EY Announces Stephen Aborn, CEO of FreightPlus as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 New England Award Finalist

Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates ambitious entrepreneurs who are shaping the future Quincy, MA, April 19, 2024 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that CEO, Stephen Aborn of FreightPlus was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 New England Award finalist. Now in its 38th year, Entrepreneur Of The Year is the […]

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Freight Visibility: Why It’s Important

What Tools Can Help Improve Visibility? Strategies for Enhancing Your Freight Visibility Solution: How Managed Transportation Providers Deliver Freight Visibility Solutions: Managed transportation providers play a pivotal role in delivering freight visibility solutions tailored to the unique needs of shippers. By leveraging advanced technologies, data, and industry expertise, these providers offer centralized platforms, real-time tracking […]

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10 Signs You Need a Transportation Management System (TMS)

10 Signs You Need a TMS Transportation Management Systems play a critical role in managing shipping programs, but it’s essential to recognize that they are just one piece of the larger transportation puzzle. While a TMS excels in managing transportation logistics, it operates within a broader ecosystem that includes various other components and systems. Viewing […]

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Navigating the Supply Chain Impact of the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse 

With the intricate nature of global commerce, bridges often serve as unsung heroes, quietly facilitating the movement of goods essential to economies worldwide. However, when one of these crucial links falters, the repercussions ripple far beyond the span of concrete and steel. Such is the case with the recent tragic collapse of the Francis Scott […]

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Guide to Data-Driven Logistics Decision Making

We often see transportation is in the top five of a shippers P&L. In this era of digital transformation, the key to an effective and strategic transportation program lies in harnessing the power of data and information. Let’s explore how data-driven decision-making can drastically improve your transportation program. Traditionally, transportation decisions were often made based […]

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Data-Driven Logistics: Leveraging Business Intelligence

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, transportation management stands as a critical component of operational efficiency and customer satisfaction. From sourcing raw materials to delivering finished goods, every step in the supply chain requires strategic planning and execution. With the advent of data-driven technologies and business intelligence (BI) tools, companies now have the power to revolutionize […]

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Inbound Freight Management Strategies for Customer Satisfaction

While innovation and marketing often take the spotlight, inbound freight management remains a potent tool for differentiation. This article explains how business can leverage their inbound freight strategy to gain a competitive edge, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately gain more market share. The Role of Inbound Freight Management in Competitive Differentiation Efficient inbound freight management […]

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FreightPlus Welcomes Mike Beckwith as Vice President of Brokerage

Innovative managed transportation provider continues to invest in hiring and developing the best talent within the logistics space. FreightPlus, a data-driven managed transportation solutions provider, announced Mike Beck has joined FreightPlus as Vice President of Brokerage. As the Vice President of Brokerage at FreightPlus, Mike Beckwith oversees the strategic development and execution of the company’s […]

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Domestic Truckload Market: Q1 2024 Market Update

Overview The US Truckload (TL) market is a dynamic ecosystem that constantly evolves in response to economic, regulatory, technological, and weather disruptions. In this post, we’ll provide an update on the current state of the US TL market, highlighting key trends and insights that can help shippers, carriers, and other stakeholders navigate the road ahead. […]

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