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by Planet Freight | Jul 05th, 2017 | no responses |

Technology advancements in the supply chain are making logistics faster, more efficient, more accurate and cheaper. Learn about three supply chain trends affecting our industry:

1. Automation

Driverless trucks will continue to be developed. Automation is also being introduced into warehouses to reduce the number of workers. According to

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by Planet Freight | May 17th, 2017 | no responses |

Freight brokers act as intermediaries between shippers and carriers to connect freight that needs to be transported with carriers who have extra space. Read five reasons why you need a freight broker:

1. Freight brokers work with a variety of shipping methods

Freight brokers help get freight of all sizes to…

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by Planet Freight | Apr 19th, 2017 | 1 response |

Freight brokers act as an intermediary between shippers and carriers to connect freight that needs to be transported with carriers who have extra space. Learn seven facts about freight brokers:

1. Freight Brokers Negotiate

Freight brokers work as price negotiators between shippers and carriers to ensure both parties are getting the…

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by Planet Freight | Jan 11th, 2017 | no responses |

Need peace of mind that your shipments will get where it needs to go on time? Use the trucking industry’s “middleman,” also known as a freight broker. Freight brokers act as the intermediary between shippers and carriers to connect freight that needs to be transported by carriers with extra…

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by Planet Freight | Dec 21st, 2016 | no responses |

A freight broker acts as an intermediary between a shipper with freight that needs to be transported and a carrier who has the capacity to move the freight. Using a freight broker can streamline a business’ shipping flow in many ways.

1. One Stop

Freight brokers provide a one-stop…

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by Planet Freight | Nov 02nd, 2016 | no responses |

As companies grow, it becomes more and more time consuming, expensive and complicated to handle their own deals with independent truckers and trucking companies. Many companies turn to freight brokers to help ship their products so they can get back to focusing on what they do best.

A…

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by Planet Freight | Aug 10th, 2016 | no responses |

Lean manufacturing is the process of eliminating waste and finding efficiencies along the way. Waste is always being created, even when we try to be efficient in our waste removal. In short, there is always room for improvement. The lean manufacturing process has three stages that include

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by Planet Freight | Mar 16th, 2016 | 2 responses |

The world is more connected today than ever before. We can order something online and have it in our hands the next day. We send a package to our friend on the other side of the country, and they receive it in days. This is all possible because of…

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by Planet Freight | Mar 09th, 2016 | no responses |

A freight broker acts as an intermediary between a business needing to deliver a shipment of goods (the shipper) and the transportation method (the carrier). There are many benefits to working with a freight broker.

Pro #1: Freight Brokers Ensure Your Shipments Arrive On Time

Freight brokers help smooth the shipping…

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by Planet Freight | Jan 06th, 2016 | no responses |

It’s 2016! Each year things in the transportation and freight broker industries change. Learn the top trends to watch out for this year:

1. Driver Shortages

Finding and retaining qualified truck drivers has been an issue for the past few years and it is expected to continue in 2016. The driver…

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