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What is a truckload shipment?

Shipments come in various shapes and sizes just like people. 🙂  While the term truckload may seem self explanatory to some, I believe it’s worth going into a little more details to better understand exactly…


What is a backhaul?

A backhaul, as it relates to trucking and logistics, is the return trip of a commercial truck that is transporting freight back over all or part of the same route it took to get to…


What is a load board?

An Internet load board is a hub/website where motor carriers and freight brokers share information in an effort to develop mutually beneficial relationships. The concept is simple, motor carriers post trucks and freight brokers post…



What is a freight broker?

Back in 2003, before I got involved in the logistics industry, a friend of mine asked me if I knew what a freight broker was….honestly I didn’t have a clue.  Based upon that fact, I figured…


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New Freight Broker and Freight Agent Blog!

Welcome to our new freight broker and freight agent blog! The goal of this blog is to provide the trucking/logistics community interesting and useful information including training, tips, trends, strategies, news & more! I plan…