Understanding the Role of a Broker

Understanding the Role of a Broker The job of a broker is to marry shippers with carriers. A shipper has a load of freight to be delivered and has no carrier contact, so the broker lines up a carrier to haul the shipper’s load. The broker sends the carrier’s truck to pick up the load […]

The Spot Market Can Make or Break You

The Spot Market Can Make or Break You What is a Spot Rate A spot rate is the price quoted to transport a shipment from point A to point B at a given time, on a specific lane, in this case by LGV or HGV, and depending on numerous factors such as weight of load, […]