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Attention Executives:   Time for a Cleanup! Attention Executives: Time for a Cleanup!
We've been talking about lowering your transportation costs even as rates are going up, and many have asked us, "How is that possible?" In this week's video, we share how we've seen this happen.

Don't Get Blindsided! Take a Look at the Transportation Road Ahead in 2019  Don't Get Blindsided! Take a Look at the Transportation Road Ahead in 2019
Let's be honest. Between ELDs, natural disasters and a growing economy, 2018 has been a tough year for transportation and logistics professionals.

Want To Know Where Your Freight Rates Are Headed? Check Out These Valuable Resources! Want To Know Where Your Freight Rates Are Headed? Check Out These Valuable Resources!
This year, the question I have been asked most frequently is: "When are my freight rates going to come back down to normal?"

Truckload capacity is tight! Is this the new normal? Truckload capacity is tight! Is this the new normal?
Truckload rate increases. Parcel rate increases. Difficulty booking a truck. This has been the frightening story of the transportation industry for the later half of 2017 and into 2018. But when will it stop?

Concerned about rates going up? Here are some great resources for you. Concerned about rates going up? Here are some great resources for you.
First it was the hurricane, next will be the holidays, and in mid-December—just before Santa gets on the road—the ELD mandate kicks in. Watch this video for tips on how to manage your rates in challenging times.

JB Hunt's Advice to Shippers: JB Hunt's Advice to Shippers: "We advise budgeting for rate increases that may reach 10% or more."
In response to several factors causing tension in the marketplace, we've created a resource center called the Perfect Storm Preparation Center to help shipper prepare. You can find it at: http://info.tranzact.com/perfect-storm-preparation-center

LTL Rates and Truckload Rates Ready to Rise? More Supporting Evidence. LTL Rates and Truckload Rates Ready to Rise? More Supporting Evidence.
Over the past couple of weeks we have spent some time addressing transportation rates. So when our good friend Dan Gilmore of Supply Chain Digest gave me a call, he asked if we could do an interview and consider a couple of questions.

Transportation Savings for Dummies Transportation Savings for Dummies
A friend of mine who has his time stretched thin, like most of us, recently gave me a challenge: why don't you create some practical tips to get the best rates from carriers, like a transportation savings for dummies. Here are four quick tips.

Transportation Rates and Exponential Change Transportation Rates and Exponential Change
I recently visited the Panama Canal and it gave me an up-close look at what exponential change really looks like. Exponential change is happening in the transportation environment as well, and your Rates are part of it. Watch the video to hear more.

Here Is Some Practical Career Advice: Don't Be The Lone Ranger! Here Is Some Practical Career Advice: Don't Be The Lone Ranger!
One of the biggest challenges for shippers is that they're reluctant to ask for help. That can be problematic—especially when it comes to getting the best possible rates.

Shippers: You’re in a Seller's Market, But There’s Hope [Quick Tips] Shippers: You’re in a Seller's Market, But There’s Hope [Quick Tips]
One thing that’s important to do in this seller's market is for RFP’s and sourcing events to look at some fundamental questions that the carriers are going to be asking you.

Do your carriers see you as a Do your carriers see you as a "problem child?"
Although most shippers know they have to conduct a great sourcing event to control transportation costs, they may be missing part of the equation. Learn about an overlooked factor that can affect your carriers rates.

Bring Home the Stanley Cup of Transportation Costs Bring Home the Stanley Cup of Transportation Costs
As a Chicagoland based company we were delighted to see our Blackhawks bring home the Stanley Cup again this year, and we’re sharing two important lessons from their success that you can use in your transportation planning.

HOS: Relay route truckers face biggest obstacles HOS: Relay route truckers face biggest obstacles
Don Piper, who has over 60 years of experience in logstics and trucking, shares his opinions on Hours of Service updates and the potential impact on routing.

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