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Larry Catanzaro | August 20, 2015

Straight Talk on Freight Rates and Carrier Metrics

OK, it's time for some straight talk on freight rates and carrier metrics. Remember when you were a kid and you did really well on a big test? Let's say you got 97%. Chances are the paper had a few gold stars from the teacher. Maybe even a ...
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Topics: Freight Transportation

Larry Catanzaro | August 13, 2015

Delivering Freight Capacity Through Carrier Collaboration

This is a story about carriers collaborating to improve freight capacity at a good rate.  
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Topics: Freight Transportation

The Ultimate Guide to Being a Great 3PL Customer

This quick-read eBook lists 12 best practices designed to elicit greatness from your 3PL.


Safety In Logistics Operations

4 strategies to turn safety from a compliance-driven chore to a profit-driving opportunity.

Larry Catanzaro | October 28, 2014

Dedicated Contract Carriage is Making a Comeback

To offset the tightening of capacity in the transportation industry, a growing number of shippers have been developing real relationships with asset based carriers.  Shippers are beginning to move from a traditional lane-based transactional...
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Topics: Freight Transportation

Larry Catanzaro | June 05, 2013

New Driver Hours of Service Rules Will Have Questionable Impact

The FMCSA wants a safer trucking industry.  But new driver hours of service rules, effective July 1, are an impractical means to this end goal.  To understand why, let's first examine the rules currently in place.
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Topics: Freight Transportation

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