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POLL: Less-than-upstanding dealings with freight brokers: What have you experienced most?

From a meager truck-ordered-not-used payment after a conveniently "cancelled" load to late payment, no payment and having to file on a bond for hopes of payment, name your most-often-experienced frustration when dealing with freight brokers.

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Blockchain: Uncertain future for factors, brokers with less reliance on building relationships, more trust in verified data

Blockchains have been called “trustless,” which isn’t intended to be as negative as it sounds. Rather, the term refers to the trust created by the structure of information contained in a blockchain, which could virtually eliminate the necessity of the personal touch that traditionally has been required to build trust in business relationships

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Comdata, FR8Star partner on dynamic load payment

Using Comchek Mobile, carriers hauling heavy-haul loads booked on FR8Star.com will be able to receive fuel advances at the moment of pickup as well as full payment quickly after Proof of Delivery is received.

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Tech accelerates freight movement visibility

While larger fleets have used trailer-tracking systems for years, more brokers and shippers are relying on mobile tech in the driver’s pocket to do the same. Some truckers are raising privacy concerns.

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Poll: Have you ever filed a claim on a broker’s surety bond?

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LETTER: Shippers ultimately responsible for payments

Denver-based independent Tom Koller spells out a court case that placed ultimately responsibility for freight payment on shippers.

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