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The Benefits of Team Drivers

The Benefits of Team Drivers

It’s true: team driving services do come at a higher cost than regular solo trucking rates. So why use them? Why not always count on the typical solo driver to deliver your freight? Though there are a few reasons, two stand out above the rest: Delivery Speed In...

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Standing Together to Encourage Voting

Standing Together to Encourage Voting

Workers shouldn’t have to choose between earning a paycheck and voting. That’s the mission statement behind Time to Vote, a nonpartisan, business-led initiative to help ensure employees across America have the chance to use their voice. Often, one of the most common...

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What Makes a Shipper of Choice?

What Makes a Shipper of Choice?

Whether it’s implementing technology to give shippers easier access to information or assigning a single point of contact to drive efficiency, there are a lot of ways carriers can help build strong relationships with shippers. But just like any relationship, it’s a...

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Evolving Capacity Dynamics in a Volatile Marketplace

Evolving Capacity Dynamics in a Volatile Marketplace

From wild fires to pandemics, face masks to murder hornets – 2020 has been a crazy year for all of us. For many industries, it meant a huge loss in revenue, even bankruptcy or closing a business. For the trucking industry, this year has brought...

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September Forecast: Optimism Allowed

September Forecast: Optimism Allowed

In our June 2020 forecast update, we predicted that once the country fully recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, spot rates will soar along with the amount of freight to be deprioritized out of a capacity shortage. In the past weeks, we’ve been seeing...

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Appreciating Drivers This Week and Every Week

Appreciating Drivers This Week and Every Week

Most people know being a Professional Truck Driver is not an easy job. But it’s essential, both during a pandemic and every other day. They are responsible for hauling close to 11 billion tons of products across the country every year – that’s about 70% of all goods...

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AI: Disrupting Hiring to Create a Competitive Advantage

AI: Disrupting Hiring to Create a Competitive Advantage

Artificial Intelligence (AI) – thousands of companies across industries are implementing it in different ways to solve a number of different pain points. The trucking industry is no different, at least when it comes to U.S. Xpress. One of the biggest issues in the...

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The Capacity Shortage: Causes, Effects, and What’s Next

The Capacity Shortage: Causes, Effects, and What’s Next

2020 has been a pretty crazy year. Toilet Paper shortages. Murder Hornets. Face masks. No one could have possibly predicted what this year would bring. The trucking industry has been no exception. Following historical marketing trends, experts predicted 2020 to hold a...

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