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6 Tips to Get Capacity in a Volatile Marketplace

6 Tips to Get Capacity in a Volatile Marketplace

At this point, everyone in the trucking industry knows what’s going on in the marketplace – there simply aren’t enough drivers to haul the amount of freight moving throughout the country. But the supply chains still need to keep moving.  People still need the products...

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Meet the Team: Chief Revenue Officer Justin Harness

Meet the Team: Chief Revenue Officer Justin Harness

Chief Revenue Officer Justin Harness has been in the trucking industry almost 20 years. Starting as a Fleet Manager at U.S. Xpress in January 2001, he started working with our drivers on the frontlines, helping with fleet operations, load planning, and customer...

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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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