Over the last two years, fuel prices have increased 72% per gallon. That increase can add anywhere from $165 (500 load miles) to $660 (2,000 load miles) in cost per trip. While oil prices are particularly difficult to predict, there are ways to mitigate the impact of these rising fuel charges.
Every year, we recognize a handful of our 73,000 contract carriers with our Carrier of the Year Awards. And every year, we have the opportunity to highlight all they do. Because this is an exclusive award, we select our winners based on a list of criteria including their ability to consistently deliver on time and [...]
As businesses grow, they often evolve. And in a world where carriers are more critical than ever—thanks in part to ecommerce and heavier demand—that evolution means the use of more advanced carrier technology. Carriers and drivers often experience the pain of early mornings and late nights. Long days and demanding routes are part of the [...]
When I started in this industry, working with truckload carriers was very much a people business. Need to find a load for empty equipment? Call your rep. Want to get your truck from A to B? Call your rep. Just about everything was handled with a phone call. Even with the integration of email, day [...]
Our annual Contract Carrier of the Year Awards are an opportunity to recognize North American carriers in our network that continually offer outstanding service. In the past, we’ve honored the winners at an event at our corporate headquarters. Instead, I am happy to have the opportunity to announce our Contract Carriers of the Year winners [...]