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Trucking 101: The difference between a freight forwarder and a broker

| February 23, 2015

The primary, though not the only, difference between forwarders and brokers is that a freight broker never takes possession of items being shipped.

Drivewyze available at Florida ag inspection sites

| February 18, 2015

Drivewyze announced that eligible commercial carriers now can use its PreClear bypass service to bypass 22 agricultural inspection stations in Florida, in addition to 440 weigh stations and inspection sites in 33 states across the ...

Cargomatic app gets $8M investment

| January 30, 2015

Cargomatic, an app that aims to connect local shippers and carriers, announced this week it has received $8 million in investments, led by Canaan Partners, the company says.

POLL: Owner-operators, will 2015 be better than 2014 for your business?

| December 24, 2014

2014 is close to being in the books -- what's the outlook from where you're sitting for the new year?

DVIR filing relief: Your piece of $1.7 billion?

| December 10, 2014

Hotshot trucking: How to start

| December 05, 2014

Going into hotshot as an owner-operator is in a lot of respects no different from moving into business with a Class 8. The biggest differences lie in equipment choices and, for a leased owner-operator, getting ...

‘Hotshot on steroids': Straight Forward Transportation of Ohio

| December 04, 2014

Sue and Kevin Nelson's 2012 single-drive-axle Freightliner Columbia is Straight Forward Transportation’s “hotshot on steroids,” says Sue Nelson, acquired to augment a business founded the non-dually drive axle of a Ford F250 pickup, still in ...

Car/mobile equipment hauling: Owner-operator Greg Cutler’s Show-n-Sell Towing & Recovery

| December 03, 2014

Today hauling classic cars, farm equipment and other rolling stock, Greg Cutler of Fon Du Lac, Wis., got into hotshot hauling after years as a tow operator.

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