How To Become a Freight Broker

How To Become a Freight Broker

Want to start freight broker training or are a trucker who wants to get off of the road? Learning how to become a freight broker can lead to you sitting behind a desk, directing freight all over the United States. If you understand the trucking industry and want to enter a rapidly growing field, there’s…

When Should You Hire A Freight Audit Company?

When Should You Hire A Freight Audit Company?

  Transportation accounts for about 54% of a shipper’s total logistics expenditures. Naturally, shippers want to ensure that their freight invoices are valid, accurate and paid on time. Transporter chargers are constantly fluctuating and are largely affected by the oil market. Shippers that do not have a firm understanding of all the nuances and intricacies…

How Much Is Freight Insurance?

How Much Is Freight Insurance?

Everyone is aware that cargo is the lifeline of the trucking industry.  With that said, you may not be aware how theft impacts the industry.  It’s estimated that theft causes $22.6 billion in losses alone each year. The average loss was $64,000 per theft, and without freight insurance, this level of a loss could bankrupt…

Freight Class 101

Freight Class 101

Freight class plays an important role in the LTL industry, but many customers are overwhelmed or confused by the system. What is a freight class? How do you determine your item’s class? How does it affect the cost of shipping your item? Here’s what you need to know about freight class. What is Freight Class?…

The Top Truck Freight Broker Companies in the US

The Top Truck Freight Broker Companies in the US

Freight brokers play an important role in the transportation industry. In the U.S., which has the world’s largest transportation network, more than 71% of freight tonnage is transported on trucks. In 2016, the trucking industry generated $738.9 billion in gross freight revenue, representing 81.5% of America’s freight bill. To move all of that freight quickly…

BlueGrace Logistics Freight Shipping Tools

BlueGrace Logistics Freight Shipping Tools

BlueGrace offers companies best-in-class technology and supply chain management services. Transportation management helps simplify supply chains and drives savings for customers. Through an array of relationships with logistics experts, customers and carriers, BlueGrace is able to offer the industry’s most dependable service. When BlueGrace first started in 2009, the company’s core values revolved around putting…