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Strategic Cost Reduction for CFOs: Freight Audit’s Role in Enhancing Supply Chain Efficiency

Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are key players in safeguarding their organizations’ financial health. With margins tightening and operational demands increasing, CFOs can greatly benefit from actively optimizing freight audits. This is not merely about cost reduction; it’s about strategically utilizing these processes as essential tools for enhancing supply chain resilience, ensuring compliance, and fostering informed […]

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

Celebrating the bold leaders who disrupt markets, revolutionize industries and transform lives QUINCY, MA., June 13, 2024 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Stephen Aborn of FreightPlus was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 New England Award winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the preeminent competitive awards program for entrepreneurs […]

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Truckload Market Update: Q2 2024

US TL Market Overview The US 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 […]

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Decoding Food and Beverage Supply Chains: Strategies for Success

In the food and beverage supply chain, every step counts. The journey of perishable goods involves a delicate dance of logistics, temperature control, and meticulous planning. In this blog, we will explore the nuances of food and beverage supply chains, emphasizing the pivotal role of temperature-controlled equipment, the intricacies of shipping dry goods, the importance […]

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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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Slow Asset-Light 3PL M&A Activity, But Emerging Signs of Improvement in 2024

Capstone’s latest Asset-Light 3PL M&A Update reports it has been a difficult operating environment for third party logistics (3PL) providers since mid-2022, tempering merger and acquisition (M&A) activity over the period. Capstone expects the pace of 3PL M&A activity to improve in the later part of 2024 as an acceleration in freight growth improves sector financial performance […]

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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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Navigating the Waves: Freight Brokerage In Today’s Market

Ambition and grit are all I had when I first began my career in logistics over ten years ago. I walked into a new office, into a new career, without a stitch of logistics or supply chain experience. Since that day, I’ve witnessed firsthand the evolution and hypergrowth of the industry – over the last […]

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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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